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August 31, 2006

Starting a sentencing commission? Start here

As I have noted before, the amazing new blog Corrections Sentencing has an amazing series of posts about starting a sentencing commission.   A helpful reader, who happens to know a few things about sentencing commissions, has compiled the entire series in a pdf document, which can be downloaded below.  Here is this reader's assessment: "For anyone remotely interested in learning about the many benefits a good sentencing commission can provide, this document is an absolute must-read, as is the new web site."

Download starting_a_sentencing_commission_from_correction_sentencing.pdf

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Hi Doug,
I think there is some problem with this PDF file. It keeps crashing Adobe for me, both from Firefox and IE.
Thanks,
Harry

Posted by: Harry Reisig | Aug 31, 2006 3:10:44 PM

Hmm... I got it to work here. Are others having problems?

Posted by: Doug B. | Aug 31, 2006 3:31:27 PM

This site also keeps crashing my adobe. I can get to the first page but nothing further.

Posted by: Kimberly Watts | Aug 31, 2006 4:17:32 PM

Yeah, it crashed my Adobe too.

I have Wordperfect and Word versions of both Connelly's 12-part Start-a-Sentencing- Commission series and Kim Hunt's 2-part series (So You
Want to Structure Sentencing?). I'd be
happy to upload these files to this blog (so I don't have to individually email them around), if Doug or his
people will tell me how.

Richard Frase

Posted by: Richard Frase | Sep 1, 2006 3:33:14 PM

It won't open. It says "error reading linearized hint data."

Posted by: abe | Sep 8, 2006 1:58:35 AM

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