Interim Report of the Alaska Judicial Council on Findings of Apparent Racial Disparity in Sentencing

Group: Alaska Judicial Council

URL: http://www.ajc.state.ak.us/reports/sent79.pdf

Description

Summary of data accumulated on felony case dispositions and sentencing patterns from Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau (1974-1976) giving evidence of racial and other disparities in sentencing for certain types of offenses. Resulted in legislation creating the Advisory Committee on Minority Judicial Sentencing Practices, and funding of Judicial Council follow-up studies of felonies and misdemeanors. See text of Tenth Report for other effects.

Tags

courts, equal justice, sentencing, demographics

Other Attributes
Sub-location
Statewide
Categories
Sectors (Govt, Non-Profit, etc)
Gov't
Formats
PDF
Location in resource
N/A
Internet Available?
Yes
Has population data?
No
Mappable?
No
Updated?
No
Frequency
N/A
Year(s) of Publication
1978

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