Session 362: CU21 -> THEMATIC SESSIONS: Identifying and Limiting Discretion in Sentencing: Can Research Inform Policy?
Time: 2:40PM to 4:10 PM on Friday, November 21
Place: Governors Square 12
Session Chair: Charles F. Wellford, University of Maryland at College Park
Are Legitimate Factors Always Legitimate? Exploring the Impact of Criminal History and Crime Type on Multiple Stages of the Sentencing Process [Theme ID: TP]
by: Shawn D. Bushway, University of Maryland at College Park (Corresponding)
Anne Morrison Piehl, Harvard University
Investigating the Determinants of Limited Discretion [Theme ID: TP]
by: Avinash Singh Bhati, The Urban Institute (Corresponding)
Judicial Disparities in Sentencing: A Hierarchical Analysis of Variations in Sentencing Severity Across Pennsylvania Judges [Theme ID: TP]
by: Brian Daniel Johnson, University of Maryland at College Park (Corresponding)
Discussants:
Kevin R. Reitz, University of Colorado at Boulder

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