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NCJ Number: 10694 Find in a Library
Title: FEDERAL OFFENDERS IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTS, 1970 (WITH CRIMINAL SENTENCE ANALYSIS, 1967-1971)
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Administrative Office of the United States Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1972
Page Count: 198
Sponsoring Agency: Administrative Office of the United States Courts
Washington, DC 20544
Publication Number: U
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DEMOGRAPHIC DATA ON SEX AND PRIOR CRIMINAL RECORD WITH INFORMATION ON TYPE OF COUNSEL, PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION AND SENTENCE SEVERITY.
Abstract: PART I OFFERS A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF THE STATISTICAL TABLES DESCRIBING THE DEFENDANTS DISPOSED OF IN THE 89 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTS AND IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. ALSO INCLUDED IS AN EXPLANATION OF THE VARIOUS SENTENCING PROCEDURES, STATISTICAL MEASUREMENTS AND METHOD OF COUNTING DEFENDANTS AS USED IN THIS FEDERAL OFFENDERS REPORT. A CHART WHICH ILLUSTRATES THE VARIOUS SENTENCING ALTERNATIVES AVAILABLE TO THE COURTS COMPLEMENTS THE DISCUSSION OF SENTENCE PROCEDURES. THE TABLES IN PART II DESCRIBE THE CHARACTERISTICS OF PERSONS CHARGED WITH FEDERAL CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS IN THE 89 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTS WHILE PART III PROVIDES MUCH OF THE SAME INFORMATION FOR DEFENDANTS DISPOSED OF IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE FEDERAL OFFENDER PROFILE, INTRODUCED IN THE 1969 FEDERAL OFFENDERS REPORT, SHOWS BY DISTRICT THE RELEVANT DATA ON DEFENDANTS DISPOSED OF IN THE FEDERAL DISTRICT COURTS IN FISCAL YEAR 1970. ALSO PROVIDED ARE STATISTICAL ANALYSES FOR FEDERAL SENTENCING PRACTICES. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Court appointed counsel; Court statistics; Crime Statistics; Criminal codes; Demography; District of Columbia; Federal courts; Federal law violations; Offenders; Presentence investigations; Sentencing/Sanctions; Statistics
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