Research on sentencing: the search for reform, Volume 2
Alfred Blumstein, National Institute of Justice (U.S.), National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Sentencing Research, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
U.S. Dept. of Justice, National Institute of Justice, 1983 - Law - 38 pages
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