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Title: United States Sentencing Commission, Annual Report, 1993
Corporate Author: US Sentencing Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 308
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
US Sentencing Cmssn
Washington, DC 20002
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

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United States of America

US Sentencing Cmssn
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United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Activities and accomplishments of the United States Sentencing Commission (USSC) in 1993 are discussed.
Abstract: This annual report discusses: a USSC overview; various sentencing guideline areas studied by working groups in anticipation of the 1993-94 amendment cycle and legal issues addressed by the courts that involved various guidelines including relevant conduct, vulnerable victim, obstruction of justice; departures from the guidelines based on aggravating and mitigating circumstances and offender characteristics; guideline training and education; a symposium on drugs and violence in America; and research conducted by the USSC. Ten figures and 77 tables are included. Subjects illustrated in the tables include, inter alia, downward and upward departure factors approved and disapproved by appellate courts; document submission rate by circuit and district courts; guideline defendants by circuit and district courts; race, gender, citizenship status, education and age of defendants by primary offense category; guideline application information; guidelines involved in issues appealed by defendants and by the government; and organizations sentenced pursuant to the antitrust guideline. Two appendixes contain descriptions of data files, variables, and footnotes and selected criminal justice and sentencing statistics with a State-by-State analysis.
Main Term(s): Courts
Index Term(s): Sentencing statistics; Statistics
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