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Title: CONSEQUENCES OF ALTERNATIVE SENTENCES - A PRESENTATION
Author(s): A PARTRIDGE; A J CHASET; W B ELDRIDGE
Corporate Author: Federal Judicial Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 84
Sponsoring Agency: Federal Judicial Ctr
Washington, DC 20002
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Publication Number: FJC-ETS-77-14
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: PRESENTATIONS GIVEN BY THREE MEMBERS OF THE RESEARCH DIVISION OF THE FEDERAL JUDICIAL CENTER AT A SENTENCING INSTITUTE, TOGETHER WITH THE MATERIALS DISTRIBUTED AT THE INSTITUTE, ARE INCLUDED IN THIS PAPER.
Abstract: THE INSTITUTE, HELD FOR THE SECOND AND SEVENTH CIRCUITS, U.S. DISTRICT COURTS, IN MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA, DESCRIBED THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE FORMAL SENTENCE IMPOSED BY THE JUDGE AND THE SUBSEQUENT TREATMENT OF THE OFFENDER BY THE PAROLE COMMISSION, THE BUREAU OF PRISONS, AND THE PROBATION OFFICE. WHILE STATUTORY AND CASE LAW DETAIL A NUMBER OF DIFFERENCES AMONG ALTERNATIVE SENTENCES, THE POLICIES AND PRACTICES OF AGENCIES CHARGED WITH POSTSENTENCING RESPONSIBILITY IS NOT USUALLY FOUND IN THE STANDARD LEGAL LITERATURE THESE PAPERS ARE AN ATTEMPT TO FILL THAT VOID. THE FIRST DISCUSSES ADULT OFFENDERS WHO DO NOT HAVE NARCOTICS PROBLEMS. THE PAROLE POLICY OF EACH SENTENCE LENGTH IS GIVEN; THE OPTIONS EXERCISED BY PAROLE BOARDS ARE DISCUSSED; AND NEW FEDERAL PROBATION AND PAROLE POLICIES ARE EXAMINED. THE SECOND PAPER COVERS THE SENTENCING OF YOUNG OFFENDERS AND NARCOTICS ADDICTS. THIS INCLUDES A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PROCEDURE OF SENDING AN ADDICT FOR OBSERVATION AND STUDY. THE FINAL PAPER DISCUSSES CHANGES WHICH THE NEW FEDERAL CRIMINAL CODE, THE PROPOSED SENTENCING COMMISSION, AND THE PROPOSED APPELLATE REVIEW WILL HAVE ON THE SENTENCING PROCESS. APPENDED MATERIALS INCLUDE: A TYPICAL CASE HISTORY OF A CRIMINAL OFFENDER; A 'SALIENT FACTOR SCORE SHEET' FOR THE OFFENDER; A COPY OF THE PAROLE COMMISSION GUIDELINES FOR ADULTS; A PAROLE COMMISSION POLICY STATEMENT; A SAMPLE FORM FOR THE REPORT ON A SENTENCED OFFENDER BY A U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE; A CHARGE OF ACTUAL TIME IN CONFINEMENT, PROBABLE PLACE OF CONFINEMENT, AND POSTRELEASE SUPERVISION FOR SENTENCES OF 1 YEAR OR LESS; PAROLE COMMISSION GUIDELINES FOR YOUTH AND NARCOTICS ADDICTS; A COPY OF THE NARCOTIC ADDICT REHABILITATION ACT OF 1966; A DESCRIPTION OF THE FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION AT MORGANTOWN; AND TWO FEDERAL REGISTER REPRINTS CONCERNING PAROLE AND RELEASE. (GLR)
Index Term(s): Federal Bureau of Prisons; Federal courts; Federal Judicial Center; Judicial decisions; Laws and Statutes; Parole; Presentence investigations; Probation; Sentencing/Sanctions; Trial courts; Workshops and seminars
Note: EDUCATION AND TRAINING SERIES DELIVERED AT THE SENTENCING INSTITUTE FOR THE SECOND AND SEVENTH CIRCUITS, MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA, OCTOBER 17-18, 1977
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