Corporate killing law caught in crossfire
- Different strokes for different folks. Sarkar, Sonia // Telegraph (Calcutta, India);9/2/2015, p9
The article focuses on the need for the government of India to establish a set of sentencing guidelines that would provide alternative punishments instead of limiting the options on fines and imprisonment.
- A pointless lament for crack dealers. Brown, Joseph H. // Headway;Oct97, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p22
Opinion. Sympathizes the sentencing disparity on black victims between the crack and powder forms of cocaine. Laws governing cocaine addiction in the United States; Proposal of Attorney General Janet Reno and drug czar Barry McCaffrey on cocaine sentencing; Real victims of crack cocaine.
- Study pans three-strike laws. // State Legislatures;Mar99, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p10
Reports that a study conducted by the Campaign for an Effective Crime Policy states that only California and Georgia are using the three-strikes rule in sentencing laws. Reason for the law's disuse; Legal recourse for defendants facing a third conviction.
- The Three Strikes Metaphor. Gozzi, Jr., Raymond // ETC: A Review of General Semantics;Fall99, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p333
Discusses three strikes as a metaphor and underlines some points in the three strikes sentencing laws. Metaphorical transfer of three strikes from a game to politics; Problem in transfering the game metaphor to real life; Details on the three strike legislation.
- Perks pulled. // South Asian Post;8/26/2010, p20
The article reports on a bill passed by the Taiwanese parliament to oppose the appeal of former President Chen Shuibian to reduce its sentence up to 20-year jail term.
- Kemba Smith blasts mandatory sentencing laws. // New York Amsterdam News;05/10/2001, Vol. 92 Issue 19, p6
Reports that Kemba Smith, the woman whose minimum drug sentence was commuted by President Clinton, is criticizing mandatory sentencing laws in the United States. Overview on the sentencing of Smith for her low-level involvement with a drug ring operated by her abusive boyfriend; Civil rights...
- Judicial Fact-Finding and Sentence Enhancements in a World of Guilty Pleas. Bibas, Stephanos // Yale Law Journal;May2001, Vol. 110 Issue 7, p1097
Proposes alternative solutions better adapted to the real world of guilty pleas and sentencing, such as a preplea notice of sentence enhancements and procedural protections at sentencing. Insight on the United States Supreme Court's case law on elements of crime; Analysis on the real world of...
- Sentencing Laws Need Rational Reforms. URETSKY, SAM // Progressive Populist;1/1/2014, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p15
The author discusses the overcrowding of U.S. prisons due to the life sentences imposed on some people for non-violent crimes such as possession of marijuana as well as the need to reform criminal sentencing laws.
- Time Served Triples in Florida. Harry, Jennifer L. // Corrections Today;Aug99, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p12
Discusses the impact of Florida's truth-in-sentencing law and elimination of early release programs on the amount of prison time served by offenders. Average sentences served by offenders in 1991 and 1999.