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Factors Influencing the Sentencing of Convicted Felons in Illinois
June 11, 2019 | Report | Sentencing
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.
By Loyola University Chicago, Dr. David Olson, And Dr. Donald Stemen