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NCJ Number: 40717 Find in a Library
Title: UTAH - JUDICIAL SYSTEMS - SENTENCING
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Utah Council on Criminal Justice Admin
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 23
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Utah Council on Criminal Justice Admin
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
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: NINE STANDARDS FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF UTAH SENTENCING PROCEDURES ARE OUTLINED, COVERING SUCH ISSUES AS PRESENTENCE REPORTS, NONINSTITUTIONAL SENTENCES, AND FACTORS AFFECTING SENTENCING.
Abstract: THIS PAMPHLET IS ONE OF A SERIES OF REPORTS OF THE UTAH COUNCIL ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION. THE STANDARDS AND RECOMMENDATIONS CONTAINED IN THESE REPORTS ARE BASED LARGELY ON THE WORK OF THE NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMISSION ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS AND GOALS. STANDARDS ARE PROVIDED ON HABITUAL OFFENDER SENTENCING; REFORM OF COURT SENTENCING POLICIES WITH RESPECT TO PROBATION; LEGISLATION ON USE OF FINES AND CRITERIA FOR IMPOSING FINES; AND ON THE EFFECT OF GUILTY PLEAS ON SENTENCING. ALSO INCLUDED ARE STANDARDS RELATING TO CREDIT FOR TIME SERVED, JUDGES' ABILITY TO COMMUTE SENTENCES OR REMIT FINES, JUDICIAL VISITS TO CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS, REQUIREMENTS FOR PRODUCING PRESENTENCE REPORTS, CONTENTS OF PRESENTENCE REPORTS, AND DISCLOSURE OF PRESENTENCE REPORTS. FOR EACH STANDARD, THE STATUS OF UTAH WITH RESPECT TO THE STANDARD AND METHODS OF IMPLEMENTATION ARE DISCUSSED. SEE ALSO NCJ-40718....DMC
Index Term(s): Fines; Habitual offenders; Judicial discretion; National Advisory Committee Criminal Justice Standards and Goals; Objectives; Planning; Pleas; Presentence investigations; Probation; Reform; Sentencing/Sanctions; Standards; Utah
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