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Title: MINNESOTA - IMPACT OF THE COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS ACT ON SENTENCING PATTERNS
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Michigan Dept of Corrections
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 61
Sponsoring Agency: Michigan Dept of Corrections
Lansing, MI 48913
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: REPORT GAUGES THE EFFECT THE 1973 MINNESOTA COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS ACT (CCA) HAS HAD ON INSTITUTIONAL COSTS AND CORRECTIONAL SERVICES.
Abstract: THE CCA ADDRESSES PROBLEMS BY OFFERING STATE SUBSIDY TO PARTICIPATING COUNTIES THAT REFRAIN FROM COMMITTING CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF OFFENDERS TO STATE INSTITUTIONS. IT ALSO STIPULATES THAT LOCAL CORRECTIONS ADVISORY BOARDS BE ESTABLISHED AND THAT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS DEVELOP CORRECTIONAL SERVICES STANDARDS. THE STUDY FOUND THAT PROBATION WITH LOCAL INCARCERATION HAS HAD THE GREATEST INCREASE AMONG COUNTIES SEEKING RELIEF UNDER THE ACT. THERE WAS ALSO A LESSER COMMITMENT OF JUVENILE OFFENDERS TO STATE INSTITUTIONS AMONG MANY COUNTIES....BS
Index Term(s): Diversion programs; Evaluation; Judicial discretion; Minnesota; Probation; Probation or parole subsidy; Sentencing/Sanctions
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