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Mandatory Sentencing Laws

As our judicial system continues to become an ever evolving system we look for new ways to impose punishment within the scope of the law and in a humane manner. In saying this many states have imposed mandatory sentences for certain crimes against society. How have mandatory sentencing laws affected the PSI?

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As our judicial system continues to become an ever evolving system we look for new ways to impose punishment within the scope of the law and in a humane manner. In saying this, many states have imposed mandatory sentences for certain crimes against society. In accordance with The Federal Sentencing Reform Act of 1984 the presentence investigation report is used in conjunction with the mandatory ...

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