Research conducted by:
RAND Justice, Infrastructure, and Environment;
Safety and Justice Program
All Items (23)
Examines the accuracy of both assumptions and the implications for policies regarding the length of sentences imposed.
Summarizes findings from a project designed to examine the criminal careers of habitual felons. In-depth personal interviews with 49 prison inmates are the primary source of data.
Analysis of interviews with 49 prison inmates - armed robbers serving at least their second prison term. The interviews probed patterns of criminality; criminal sophistication; treatment by criminal justice agencies; and drug and alcohol involvement.