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Federal Sentencing Guidelines [electronic resource] : Background, Legal Analysis, and Policy Options.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2005.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (18 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Justice, Administration of.
Judge-made law.
Sentences (Criminal procedure).
Summary:
Provides a legal analysis of the Supreme Court ruling in United States v. Booker, as well as background information on Federal sentencing guidelines. Summarizes U.S. penal policy at the Federal level, discusses the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, describes different types of sentencing guidelines, analyzes departures from the guidelines, and addresses policy options for Congress.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Federal Sentencing Guidelines
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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