Session 115: PP23 -> The System Has Many Actors: The Exercise of Discretion by Judges, Prosecutors, and Sentencing Commissions
Time: 2:00PM to 3:30 PM on Wednesday, November 13
Place: PDR 9
Session Chair: Shawn D. Bushway, University of Maryland at College Park
Estimating Prosecutorial and Judicial Discretion in Sentencing Under Guidelines
by: Rodney L. Engen, North Carolina State University (Corresponding)
Randy R. Gainey, Old Dominion University
Sentencing Decisions of Individual Judges: Does the Sentence an Offender Receives Depend on the Juge Who Imposes It?
by: Cassia Spohn, University of Nebraska at Omaha (Corresponding)
Plea Agendas in Federal Sentencing: Quantittive and Qualittive Evidence From Three District courts
by: Jeffery T. Ulmer, Pennsylvania State University (Corresponding)
Lisa L. Miller, The Pennsylvania State University
Studying the Impact of Sentencing Commissions on Racial Disparity: Evidence From Maryland
by: Anne Morrison Piehl, Harvard University (Corresponding)
Shawn D. Bushway, University of Maryland at College Park
Discussants:
Kevin R. Reitz, University of Colorado - Boulder

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