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During any criminal trial both parties are often looking for full disclosure as it relates to any additional information that may impact the outcome of a person being incarcerated or released on probation or parole. One of the most argumentative aspects when a justice is deciding the sentence.

What has the Supreme Court ruled with respect to the confidentiality of a presentence report? Remember to discuss specific case law that will support your essay.

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During any criminal trial both parties are often looking for full disclosure as it relates to any additional information that may impact the outcome of a person being incarcerated or released on probation or parole. One of the most argumentative aspects when a justice is deciding the sentence is that of the presentence report investigation report. Many believe that judges don't really read the report because they feel it's often biased; however, it's still ...

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