Items tagged with "Sentencing"


publications  |   Factors Influencing the Sentencing of Convicted Felons in Illinois

Published: July 2, 2019
The number of individuals under some form of correctional supervision for a felony conviction has more than doubled in Illinois since the mid-1980s. This article examines not only how individual characteristics influence sentencing, but how community context and characteristics may also play a role in whether a jurisdiction is more likely use prison as a sanction.



articles  |   Factors Influencing the Sentencing of Convicted Felons in Illinois

Published: June 11, 2019
The number of individuals under some form of correctional supervision for a felony conviction has more than doubled since the mid-1980s. This article examines individual characteristics that influence sentencing and how community context and characteristics may also play a role in whether a jurisdiction is more likely use prison as a sanction.