Justice Informed The Pre-Sentence Report Pilot Trials in the Crown Court


This is a 1992 report on a series of pilot projects coordinated by Vera in five trial courts in England. The projects tested the practicality of requiring presentence investigation reports in most felonies.


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People in Jail and Prison in Spring 2021

Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) researchers collected data on the number of people in local jails and state and federal prisons throughout 2020 and into spring 2021. Vera researchers estimated the incarcerated population using a sample of approximately 1,600 jail jurisdictions, 50 states, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the U.S. Marshals Service (U ...

  • Jacob Kang-Brown, Chase Montagnet, Jasmine Heiss
June 07, 2021