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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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Replicating HOPE: Can Others Do It As Well As Hawaii?, NIJ, March 2014

Federal Justice Statistics, 2010, BJS, December 2013
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Young Offenders: What Happens and What Should Happen, NIJ,OJJDP, February 2014

Legal Change and Sentencing Norms in Federal Court: An Examination of the Impact of the Booker, Gall, and Kimbrough Decisions, NIJ-Sponsored, 2013
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Questions and Answers

What are the penalties for possession of illegal substances?
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What proportion of Federal drug offenders are sentenced to prison?
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What are the penalties for the trafficking of illegal substances?
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