A study in the sociology of criminal law: legal and non-legal factors affecting the length of prison sentence

This study presents an initial attempt to develop a model of a decision-making process which lawyers could employ in seeking the most lenient sentence possible for their clients. Regression equations depicting the direct effect of a number of legal and nonlegal (social) factors on the length of pris...

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Main Author: Leggette, Thomas Alan
Other Authors: Sociology
Format: Others
Published: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 2017
Online Access:http://hdl.handle.net/10919/76381

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