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November 23, 2004

Highlights from the Executive Summary of the USSC's 15-year report

I have now had a chance to do a very quick read of the Table of Contents and the Executive Summary the the US Sentencing Commission's 15-year report (basics here).  I am already quite impressed with what I see.

Though it will take a lot of time (and a lot of help from others) for me to consume this massive work — which has, to its great credit, lots and lots of data — I thought it valuable to highlight some of the highlights from the report's executive summary.  With headings that I have added, here's a list of 10 findings/quotes taken directly from the text of the 15-year report's Executive Summary (sorry for the length, but I wanted to try to capture all the important context):

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