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CRIME, PUNISHMENT, AND POLITICS: AN ANALYSIS OF POLITICAL CYCLES IN CRIMINAL SENTENCING.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of Economics & Statistics. Aug2013, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p741-756. 16p. 3 Black and White Photographs, 6 Charts.

Abstract: We present evidence that Washington State judges respond to political pressure by sentencing serious crimes more severely. Sentences are around 10% longer at the end of a judge's political cycle than at the beginning; judges' discretionary departures a...

The Judge Who Rules on Business.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Fortune. 2/4/2013, Vol. 167 Issue 2, p106. 5p.

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Abstract: An interview is presented with U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff. Rakoff discusses his sentencing of criminals convicted of white collar crimes. He says that public opinion has led to increases in the length of sentences given for white collar crimes. Rak...

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The Case Against the Smarter Sentencing Act.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Federal Sentencing Reporter; Jun2014, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p302-306, 5p

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Abstract: The article presents a discussion on the author's reported opposition to the U.S. Smarter Sentencing Act of 2014 legislative bill, adapted from his presentation on the proposed legislation which was delivered to the U.S. Senate Republican Policy Commit...

The Case For the Smarter Sentencing Act.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Federal Sentencing Reporter; Jun2014, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p298-301, 4p

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Abstract: The article presents a discussion on the author's reported support for the passage of the U.S. Smarter Sentencing Act of 2014 legislative bill, adapted from his presentation on the proposed legislation which was delivered to the U.S. Senate Republican ...

Intervention politique dans la sentence du droit? Fondements culturels de la peine minimale. (French)

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Criminologie; 2010, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p89-126, 38p

Abstract: Copyright of Criminologie is the property of Presses de l'Universite de Montreal and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print,...

Who Survives on Death Row? An Individual and Contextual Analysis.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): American Sociological Review; Aug2007, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p610-632, 23p, 4 Charts, 1 Graph

Abstract: Copyright of American Sociological Review is the property of Sage Publications Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may pri...

Penal Coercion and the Apology Ritual.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Teorema. 2012, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p109-117. 9p.

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Abstract: Bosquejo aquí una ruta alternativa hacia una concepción del castigo penal muy semejante a la de Bennett, aunque basada más en una concepción política de la comunidad política y sus ciudadanos que en una concepción moral de nuestras relaciones sociales ...

Controversial Coup Ruling Sees No End.

Publication Type: News

Source(s): Journal of Turkish Weekly; 9/24/2012, p2-2, 1p

Abstract: The article reports on Turkish politicians remarks about a court's decision on September 21, 2012 to sentence 331 suspects to 13- to 20-years in prison for their participation in planning a coup d'etat in Turkey. Republican People's Party leader Kemal ...

Spain Told to Release Basque Convict.

Publication Type: News

Source(s): Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition. 10/22/2013, Vol. 262 Issue 96, pA10-A10. 1/2p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract: The article reports Spain was ordered by the European Court of Human Rights on October 21, 2013 to release convicted terrorist Inés del Río, a member of the Basque terrorist group ETA, because Ms. del Río's sentence had been unlawfully prolonged. The r...

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