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Criminal History Enhancements

Criminal History Enhancements

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Richard S. Frase
Criminal History Sentencing Enhancements Imprison Too Many Aging, Low-Risk Offenders

Sentence enhancements based on the offender’s prior convictions (or “criminal history”) are found in virtually all modern sentencing systems (Roberts 2008).

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