skip navigation

PUBLICATIONS

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 

NCJ Number: 42324 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: LET THE PUNISHMENT FIT THE CRIME
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Contact, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 223
Sponsoring Agency: Contact, Inc
Lincoln, NE 68501
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
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS BOOKLET CONTAINS A WIDE VARIETY OF MATERIAL BASED ON THE THEME OF DETERMINATE, OR FIXED, SENTENCING. INCLUDED ARE STANDARDS AND GOALS RELATED TO SENTENCING AND AN OVERVIEW OF FIXED SENTENCING IN THE STATES.
Abstract: RELEVANT PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS ON THE TOPIC ARE LISTED, SUMMARIZED, AND IN SOME CASES, REPRINTED. THE DEFINITE SENTENCING SYSTEMS OF CALIFORNIA, ILLINOIS, MAINE, AND MINNESOTA ARE DESCRIBED IN A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS. FIXED SENTENCING AND ITS ACCOMPANYING ABOLITION OF PAROLE ARE DEBATED WITH ARGUMENTS FROM PROPONENTS SUCH AS DAVID FOGEL, NORVAL MORRIS, AND JAMES Q. WILSON AND OPPONENTS SUCH AS THE AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL SOCIETY, SOL RUBIN, AND ROBERT MARTINSON. MINNESOTA'S FIXED SENTENCING BILL IS PROVIDED AS A SAMPLE PIECE OF LEGISLATION.
Index Term(s): Comparative analysis; Determinate Sentencing; Deterrence; Judicial discretion; Laws and Statutes; Parole; Reform; Rehabilitation; Sentencing disparity; Sentencing/Sanctions
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS.
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=42324

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.