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Seminar Guide - Sentencing Law & Policy

A guide to seminar-specific resources as well as general help writing a seminar paper.

Print Resources

The following books are available in the Law Library at the call numbers listed.


Kate Stith, Fear of Judging: Sentencing Guidelines in the Federal Courts, University of Chicago Press, 1998

KF9685 .S85 1998


Cassia Spohn, How do Judges Decide? The Search for Fairness and Justice in Punishment, SAGE Publishing, 2009 (2nd ed.)

KF9685 .S66 2009


Richard S. Frase, Just Sentencing: Principles and Procedures for a Workable System, Oxford University Press, 2013

KF9685 .F738 2013


Lynn S. Branham, The Law and Policy of Sentencing and Corrections in a Nutshell, West, 2010 (8th ed.)

RESERVE KF9728 .Z9 B73 2010


Andrew Von Hirsch, Principled Sentencing: Readings on Theory and Policy, Hart, 2009

K5121 .Z9 P75 2009


Dean J. Champion, Sentencing: a Reference Handbook, ABC-CLIO, 2008

RESERVE KF9685 .C53 2008


Tamasak Wicharaya, Simple Theory, Hard Reality: the Impact of Sentencing Reforms on Courts, Prisons, and Crime, State University of New York Press, 1995

KF9685 .W52 1995