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Felony Sentences in the United States, 1994

NCJ Number
165149
Date Published
July 1997
Author(s)
Patrick A. Langan, Ph.D., Bureau of Justice Statistics; Jodi M. Brown, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
Presents the latest available figures for both State and Federal sentencing, reporting that in 1994 the Nation's courts convicted a total of about 900,000 persons of a felony offense.
Abstract

Presents the latest available figures for both State and Federal sentencing, reporting that in 1994 the Nation's courts convicted a total of about 900,000 persons of a felony offense. State courts accounted for 96% of the national total and Federal courts for 4%. The Nation's courts sentenced 46% of convicted felons to prison, 25% to jail, and 29% to probation.

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