Evidence-based Sentencing systems [PDF]
Judge Jeffrey Tauber; jtauber@reentrycourtsolutions: 9/30/12
We have developed evidence based practices for the sentencing of offenders (based on voluminous research), but are still reticent to apply those practices where they will do the most good, in making sentencing decisions. Rational approaches to sentencing that provide different levels of supervision, treatment, rehabilitation, and assistance for felons are attainable and in effect in some states and jurisdictions.
[[he Diagram below is used in this article as an example of a basic evidence-based sentencing system]