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NCJ Number: 120335 Find in a Library
Title: Sentencing Practices: Determinate Sentencing Law FY 1986/87
Author(s): E T Cruz; K D De Witt; B M Hayward; L S Law; J A Browning Jr
Corporate Author: California Board of Prison Terms
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 102
Sponsoring Agency: California Board of Prison Terms
Sacramento, CA 95814
California Youth and Adult Correctional Agency
Sacramento, CA 95814
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report illustrates selected sentencing characteristics of the Determinate Sentencing Law (DSL), and the mandates of Penal Code 1170(f).
Abstract: In FY 1986/87, the Board of Prison Terms reviewed the records of 22,261 State prisoners with determinate sentences. This report examines the data according to region, type of crime, length of sentence, and numbers of convictions. It also describes Senate Bills which have amended the DSL since its beginning in 1977. 10 charts, 18 tables.
Main Term(s): Determinate Sentencing; Sentencing trends
Index Term(s): California; Legislation
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