Social worlds of sentencing : court communities under sentencing guidelines /

"Many states and the federal system have embraced sentencing guidelines as a mechanism of sentencing reform. This book draws from interactionist theories of organizations and James Eisenstein's depiction of courts as communities to frame an investigation of sentencing disparity, case proce...

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Main Author: Ulmer, Jeffery T., 1966-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1997.
Series:SUNY series in new directions in crime and justice studies.
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Online Access:CONNECT