Thursday, April 02, 2015

Sentencing-related Publications Released

The Sentencing Commission has released the 2014 Annual Report & Sourcebook of Federal Sentencing Statistics, available here. The annual report provides an overview of the Commission's activities over the past year. The Sourcebook contains numerous charts and tables analyzing federal defendants, guidelines applications, cases according to federal district, and other information.

The Commission also issued a new data sheet, "Quick Facts: Theft, Property Destruction, and Fraud Offenses," available here. The release provides information about offenders and sentences under the fraud guidelines.

The Sentencing Project has also released its 2014 Annual Report, available here. The Report documents the Sentencing Project's contributions to the national debate on mass incarceration and racial inequities in the criminal justice system.