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Title: National Judicial Reporting Program, 1988
Author(s): R Solari
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 66
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
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Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes the number and characteristics of felons convicted in State courts in 1988 in the Nation overall and, separately, in the 75 largest counties.
Abstract: The report is based on data collected for the National Judicial Reporting Program, a biennial statistical program that collects information on felons convicted in State courts. The section on felony sentences in State courts describes the number of felony offenders in State courts and the sentences they received. The section that profiles felons convicted in State courts describes the sex, race, age, and other characteristics of convicted felons. The section on felons sentenced to probation in State courts focuses on the most frequent type of sentence, i.e., probation. This section describes the number of felons sentenced to probation in State courts, the type of crime for which felons were sentenced to probation, and the demographic characteristics of probationers. The section on felony case processing in State courts describes the number of felons convicted by trial and by guilty plea in State courts, compares sentences in cases convicted by these various methods, and presents the average time required to process felony cases. 40 tables and 7 figures
Main Term(s): Court statistics
Index Term(s): Courts; Offender statistics; State courts; Statistics
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