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Sourcebook of Federal Statistics 1997, Second Edition

NCJ Number
Richard P. Conaboy; Michael S. Gelacak; Michael Goldsmith; Deanell R. Tacha; Mary Frances Harkenrider; Michael J. Gaines
Michael Courlander
Date Published
233 pages
This report contains descriptive statistics on the application of the Federal sentencing guidelines and provides selected district, circuit and national sentencing data for fiscal year 1997 (October 1, 1996 through September 30, 1997).
The US Sentencing Commission serves as a clearinghouse and center for information on Federal sentencing practices. It publishes data concerning the sentencing process, sentences actually imposed, the relationship of such sentences to relevant sections of the United States Code, and sentence effectiveness. This report includes: (1) Circuit and District Statistics; (2) Primary Offense and Offender Characteristics; (3) Sentencing Information; (4) Guideline Application; (5) Departures and Sentences Within the Guideline Range; (6) Drug Cases; (7) Immigration Cases; (8) Organizational Sentencing Practices; and (9) Sentencing Appeals. Notes, tables, figures, appendixes