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  • What are the penalties for possession of illegal substances?
    Information on penalties associated with drug possession and distribution offenses in a specific sta... Read More
    Last Updated: April 2, 2014

  • How many people are under a sentence of death in the United States?
    Statistics on the number of individuals sentenced to death in the United States may be accessed from... Read More
    Last Updated: October 4, 2013

  • How effective are boot camp programs?
    Information about the effectiveness of boot camps can be found in the following p... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2013

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  • Repaying Debts: Report Summary,  BJA-Sponsored, October 2007, NCJ 220711. (10 pages).
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  • Missing Link: Examining Prosecutorial Decision-Making Across Federal District Courts,  NIJ-Sponsored, 2014, NCJ 245351. (157 pages).

  • Replicating HOPE: Can Others Do It As Well As Hawaii?,  NIJ, March 2014, NCJ 244148.

  • Young Offenders: What Happens and What Should Happen,  NIJ, OJJDP, February 2014, NCJ 242653. (3 pages).

  • Impact of Differential Sentencing Severity for Domestic Violence Offenses and All Other Offenses Over Abusers' Life Spans,  NIJ-Sponsored, September 2013, NCJ 244757. (43 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Wrongful Convictions: Causes, Prevention, Impact and Outlook for Corrections,  NIJ-Sponsored, December 2013, NCJ 244915. (3 pages).
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