Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 August 2019

336 Pages | 3 line drawings; 6 half tones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190254001

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Paying for the Past

The Case Against Prior Record Sentence Enhancements

Julian V. Roberts and Richard S. Frase

  • Examines a topic of critical importance that has been mostly overlooked in the literature on sentencing policy, law, and practice
  • Provides a comprehensive survey of prior record enhancements in all U.S. guidelines systems
  • Reviews and critiques the relevant legal, policy, and empirical literatures
  • Analyzes sentencing data, from several jurisdictions, on the frequency, magnitudes, fiscal impacts, and racial impacts of such enhancements

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