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NCJ Number: 34958 Find in a Library
Title: INDETERMINATE VS DETERMINATE SENTENCING
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Minnesota Citizens Council on Delinquency and Crime (see Minnesota Citizens Council on Crime and Jus
United States of Ame
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: Minnesota Citizens Council on Delinquency and Crime (see Minnesota Citizens Council on Crime and Jus
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: POSITION STATEMENT OF THE MINNESOTA CITIZENS COUNCIL ON DELINQUENCY AND CRIME CONCERNING MODIFICATIONS TO THE PRESENT INDETERMINATE SENTENCING SYSTEM EMPLOYED IN THAT STATE.
Abstract: THE PROBLEMS WITH INDETERMINATE SENTENCING CAUSED BY BROAD DISCRETIONARY POWERS AT SEVERAL LEVELS, COMMUNITY DISTRUST OF THE SYSTEM, AND MANIPULATION OF THE SYSTEM BY OFFENDERS ARE DISCUSSED. IMPROVEMENTS WHICH CAN BE MADE IN THE PRESENT SYSTEM ARE DESCRIBED AND RECOMMENDATIONS ARE MADE TO IMPLEMENT A SYSTEM WHICH FIXES THE LENGTH OF INCARCERATION. COUNCIL POSITIONS ON OTHER ASPECTS OF THE ISSUE ARE PRESENTED.
Index Term(s): Citizen advisory committees; Determinate Sentencing; Indeterminate sentences; Minnesota; Policy; Reform
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