What are 5 variables evaluated by judicial authorities to sentence offenders?

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What are 5 variables evaluated by judicial authorities to sentence offenders?

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1.  Score the prior record Variable

2.  Score the offense variable

3.  Identify the crime class and proper sentencing grid

4.  Determine the recommended minimum sentence range

5.  Requirements for departing from the minimum range

References

Alschuler, A. W. (1978). Sentencing reform and prosecutorial power: A critique of recent proposals for" fixed" and" presumptive" sentencing.University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 550-577.

King, N. J., & Noble, R. L. (2005). Jury sentencing in noncapital cases: Comparing severity and variance with judicial sentences in two states.Journal of Empirical Legal Studies,2(2), 331-367.

Stalans, L. J., & Lurigio, A. J. (1990). Lay and Professionals' Beliefs about Crime and Criminal Sentencing A Need for Theory, Perhaps Schema Theory.Criminal Justice and Behavior,17(3), 333-349.


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