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The Complexities of Criminal Sentencing

By Andy S. . . .

Larry and Andy discuss various strategies that prosecutors use in determining sentences, is there a difference between Federal prosecution and state level prosecution prosecutors try to throw the book at you or are they empathetic?
Law and order politicians
Do states have different policies for their sentences?
What determines the policies?
Is there a difference between jurisdictions in a single state?
Is prison rehabilitation or punishment?
Are sentence lengths based on evidence or feelings?