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Title: Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 1992
Series: BJS Full Reports
Author(s): A Blickenderfer; K Carlson; J Chaiken; R Defriesse; M Ghosh; I Rivera
Corporate Author: Abt Associates, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 120
Sponsoring Agency: Abt Associates, Inc
Cambridge, MA 02138
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
Grant Number: 91-BJ-CX-K025
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This compendium provides data on Federal offenders from initial review by U.S. attorneys through charging, pretrial release, prosecution, adjudication, sentencing, and correctional supervision.
Abstract: The first section provides a graphic overview of the Federal system, including a flow chart of Federal processing in 1992 and a figure that describes the attrition of suspects from prosecutorial review to sentencing, incarceration, and release. The first chapter describes decisions taken by Federal prosecutors in screening criminal matters and the characteristics of cases prosecuted or declined. Chapter 2 provides information on pretrial release, detention, and defendant conduct while awaiting trial. This is followed by a chapter that describes the actions of U.S. district courts in adjudicating guilt or innocence; characteristics of offenses and convicted offenders are described. Chapter 4 describes sentencing decisions and offense and offender characteristics, followed by a chapter that addresses corrections. The latter chapter provides data on the time served in prison; prisoner movements into and out of Federal prison; and the results of supervision under probation, parole, or supervised release. Extensive figures and tables and a glossary
Main Term(s): Criminal justice statistics
Index Term(s): BJS Grant-related Documents; Corrections statistics; Court procedures; Federal government; Pretrial release; Prosecution; Sentencing/Sanctions
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