The research described herein was supported under an award from the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. We thank David Soule and Stacy Najaka of the Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy for their extraordinary cooperation and support. We also thank Robin Lyles, Richard Tamberino, and Rebecca Gowen of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services for assistance with data collection. For helpful comments, the authors thank William Evans, R. Richard Geddes, Peter Reuter, Hilary Sigman, Jeffrey Smith, Charles Wellford, and participants at workshops at Cornell University, the University of Maryland, the University of Michigan, Syracuse University, the University of Virginia, and the CSWEP Workshop. Points of view in the document are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Department of Justice, the Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, or their constituent agencies.
Sentencing Guidelines and Judicial Discretion: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Human Calculation Errors
Article first published online: 7 MAY 2012
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Journal of Empirical Legal Studies
Volume 9, Issue 2, pages 291–319, June 2012
How to Cite
Bushway, S. D., Owens, E. G. and Piehl, A. M. (2012), Sentencing Guidelines and Judicial Discretion: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Human Calculation Errors. Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 9: 291–319. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-1461.2012.01254.x
- Issue published online: 7 MAY 2012
- Article first published online: 7 MAY 2012
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