The authors thank Wendy Schiller, Eddie Miller, Tracy Breton, David Rindskopf, Jay Verkuilen, Juan Battle, and the anonymous reviewers and editors of JELS for their invaluable advice and assistance; Arthi Krishnaswami for the design of the tables and figures in this article; Wendy Imondi and all the staff of the Rhode Island Judicial Records Center; and our research assistants Sarah Hirschfeld-Sussman, Jessica Huey, Bailey Langner, Jessica Maniff, Robert Powers, Jacquelyn Rudis, and Owen Washburn.
Judicial Discretion and (Un)equal Access: A Systematic Study of Motions to Reduce Criminal Sentences in Rhode Island Superior Court (1998–2003)
Article first published online: 17 FEB 2011
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Journal of Empirical Legal Studies
Volume 8, Issue 1, pages 24–47, March 2011
How to Cite
Braslow, L. and Cheit, R. E. (2011), Judicial Discretion and (Un)equal Access: A Systematic Study of Motions to Reduce Criminal Sentences in Rhode Island Superior Court (1998–2003). Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 8: 24–47. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-1461.2010.01201.x
- Issue published online: 17 FEB 2011
- Article first published online: 17 FEB 2011
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