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Resources and Data – Criminal Sentencing Task Force

 

Resources and Data from within Washington

Here you can find a list of publicly available data and reports that have been identified as potential resources to help inform the Task Force. Resources (external links) can be found in alphabetic order below by source agency or organization. Please scroll down for working group specific resources.

Other Resources

The journal articles are behind paywalls. We have included the citations for reference.

  • Crime & Justice Journal

    • 40 Years of American Sentencing Guidelines: What have we Learned?
      • Frase, R.S. (2019). Forty years of American sentencing guidelines: what have we learned? Crime & Justice Journal, 48, 79-135. https://doi.org/10.1086/701503.
  • Criminology Journal

    • Cumulative Impact: Why Prison Sentences Have Increased
      • King, R.D. (2018). Cumulative impact: why prison sentences have increased. Criminology, 57(1), 157-180. https://doi.org/10.1111/1745-9125.12197.
  • Pew

  • US Sentencing Commission

Sentencing Effectiveness Working Group Resources

Here you can find a list of publicly available data and reports that have been identified as potential resources to help inform the Sentencing Effectiveness working group. Resources (external links) are organized by topic area below. Some journal articles may be behind paywalls. We have included their citation for reference.