Persistent offender law : racial disparity, patterned offenses, and unintended effects /

Considering sentencing under persistent offender laws, Rodriguez examines the correlations between sentence and race and ethnicity. Her study uses sentencing data on repeat and third-strike offenders in Washington state to assess the effect of legal and extralegal variables on sentencing outcomes an...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Rodriguez, Nancy.
Format: eBook
Published: New York : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2003.
Series:Criminal justice (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Crime control through sentencing severity
  • Sentencing mechanisms and courtroom culture
  • Three strikes law and racial disparity
  • Methodology
  • Analytical results.