Sentencing Guidelines in the United States

Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, E. Gerben Bruinsma & David Weisburd, eds., Springer, 2013

Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2013-3015

16 Pages Posted: 16 Apr 2013  

Steven L. Chanenson

Villanova University School of Law

Date Written: April 1, 2013

Abstract

This essay surveys the history, features and future of sentencing guidelines in the United States.

Keywords: Sentencing Guidelines, Sentencing Commissions, Sentencing, Criminal Justice, Norval Morris, Risk Assessment, Intermediate Punishment

Suggested Citation

Chanenson, Steven L., Sentencing Guidelines in the United States (April 1, 2013). Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, E. Gerben Bruinsma & David Weisburd, eds., Springer, 2013; Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2013-3015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2246826

Steven L. Chanenson (Contact Author)

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