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Sentencing Commissions

Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Gerben Bruinsma & David Weisburd eds., Springer, 2014

Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 13-05

15 Pages Posted: 12 Jan 2013 Last revised: 10 Dec 2013

Michael M. O'Hear

Marquette University - Law School

Date Written: January 10, 2013

Abstract

This essay surveys the history and performance of sentencing commissions in the United States, and considers future directions for their development.

Keywords: sentencing commissions, sentencing guidelines, criminal justice, Marvin E. Frankel, United States Sentencing Commission

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O'Hear, Michael M., Sentencing Commissions (January 10, 2013). Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Gerben Bruinsma & David Weisburd eds., Springer, 2014; Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 13-05. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2199095

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