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NCJ Number: 99210 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Guidelines Without Force - An Evaluation of the Multijuridictional Sentencing Guidelines Field Test - Technical Appendices
Author(s): D M Carrow; J D Feins; B N W Lee; L Olinger
Corporate Author: Abt Associates, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 307
Sponsoring Agency: Abt Associates, Inc
Cambridge, MA 02138
National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Rockville, MD 20849-6000
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 79-NI-AX-0118; 82-IJ-CX-0029
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
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United States of America

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Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents technical appendixes from an evaluation of the multijurisdictional, voluntary use of of the multijurisdictional, voluntary use of sentencing guidelines to reduce sentencing disparity in selected jurisdictions of Florida and Maryland.
Abstract: The research began in 1978 with a grant from the National Institute of Justice to the Mitre Corporation for the development of a plan for a multijurisdictional test of sentencing guidelines. The evaluation involved process, impact, and compliance analyses. These technical appendixes for the evaluation report include a contemporary overview of sentencing guidelines and descriptions of both States' felony disposition processes from the State codes, rules of procedure, and statutes and case law. Both States' multijurisdictional sentencing guidelines are also provided, along with the data on sentencing in burglary cases (used in the impact and compliance analyses). Appendixes also contain the mid-year sentencing guidelines questionnaire, a hypothetical case description, supplementary burglary analysis tables, supplementary tables for the compliance analysis, and a list of interview respondents. For the evaluation report, see NCJ 99211.
Index Term(s): Florida; Maryland; Program evaluation; Sentencing disparity; Sentencing guidelines
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