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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2020) 32 (3): 181–183.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Douglas A. Berman This essay, adapted from a speech upon receipt of the 2018 Richard P. Kern Memorial Award from the National Association of Sentencing Commissions, details why sentencing is “dang hard” and explores implications of that reality. The essay argues that the challenges of sentencing...
Federal Sentencing Reporter (2019) 32 (2): 109–123.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Richard S. Frase This article updates the author’s previous survey of guidelines systems, published in this journal in 1999, and reviews what these reforms have and have not accomplished. Sentencing guidelines developed by an independent sentencing commission are currently being used in 17 states...
Federal Sentencing Reporter (2014) 27 (1): 19–25.
Published: 01 October 2014
... guidelines sentencing commissions Learning from European Punishment Practices and from Similar American Practices, Now and In the Past The Vera Institute s recent report on German and Dutch sentencing and prison practices1 provides extremely valuable comparative perspectives on American practices in...