Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Gerben Bruinsma & David Weisburd eds., Springer, 2014
15 Pages Posted: 12 Jan 2013 Last revised: 10 Dec 2013
Date Written: January 10, 2013
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
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
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