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Sentencing: Guidelines


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FRASE, RICHARD S. "Implementing Commission-Based Sentencing Guidelines: The Lessons of the First Ten Years in Minnesota." Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy 2 (1993): 279–337.

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FREED, DANIEL J. "Federal Sentencing in the Wake of Guidelines: Unacceptable Limits on the Discretion of Sentencers." Yale Law Journal 101 (1992): 1681–1754.

MARVELL, THOMAS B. "Sentencing Guidelines and Prison Population Growth." Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 85 (1995): 696–707.

Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission. Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines and Commentary. St. Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission, 1997.

MORRIS, NORVAL, and TONRY, MICHAEL. Between Prison and Probation: Intermediate Punishments in a Rational Sentencing System. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

NAGEL, ILENE H., and SCHULHOFER, STEPHEN J. "A Tale of Three Cities: An Empirical Study of Charging and Bargaining Practices Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines." Southern California Law Review 66 (1992): 501–566.

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REITZ, KEVIN R. "Sentencing Facts: Travesties of Real-Offense Sentencing." Stanford Law Review 45 (1993): 523–573.

——. "Sentencing Guideline Systems and Sentence Appeals: A Comparison of Federal and State Experiences." Northwestern Law Review 91 (1997): 1441–1506.

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STITH, KATE, and CABRANES, JOSÉ A. Fear of Judging: Sentencing Guidelines in the Federal Courts. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

TONRY, MICHAEL. "The Success of Judge Frankel's Sentencing Commission." University of Colorado Law Review 64 (1993): 713–722.

——. Sentencing Matters. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

——. "Intermediate Sanctions in Sentencing Guidelines." In Crime and Justice: A Review of Research, vol. 23. Edited by Michael Tonry. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

University of Colorado Law Review. "A Symposium on Sentencing Reform in the States." University of Colorado Law Review 64 (1993): 645–847.

VON HIRSCH, ANDREW. Censure and Sanctions. Oxford, U.K.: Clarendon Press, 1993.

VON HIRSCH, ANDREW; KNAPP, KAY A.; and TONRY, MICHAEL. The Sentencing Commission and Its Guidelines. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1987.

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Law Library - American Law and Legal InformationCrime and Criminal LawSentencing: Guidelines - Origins Of Sentencing Commissions And Guidelines, Design Features Of Guideline Structures, Guideline Grids, Guidelines For Intermediate Punishments