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Sentencing & Sanctions

At the conclusion of the judicial process, a judge may sentence an individual convicted of a crime to some type of penalty or sanction, such as a decree of imprisonment, a fine, or other punishments.


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OJP Publications

Missing Link: Examining Prosecutorial Decision-Making Across Federal District Courts, NIJ-Sponsored, 2014
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Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences, NIJ-Sponsored, 2014

Capital Punishment, 2013 - Statistical Tables, BJS, December 2014
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Natural Experiment in Reform: Analyzing Drug Policy Change in New York City, Final Report, NIJ-Sponsored, November 2014
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Natural Experiment in Reform: Analyzing Drug Policy Change in New York City, Executive Summary, NIJ-Sponsored, October 2014

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