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Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Making Sentencing Guideline work to Reduce Recidivism

This is a letter sent by Judge Marcus from Oregon to the Sentencing Commission. He discusses recidivism and how changes in the current system could lower the rate.
He also provides a link to show what Virginia did with its sentencing guidelines and the result that they achieved.