An analysis of the sentencing reform movement of the 1970's which attacked parole board discretion in favor of determinate sentencing systems. Professor Zimring criticizes the outcomes of that reform and presents some lessons for future law-reformers.
Northern Illinois University Law Review
Zimring, Franklin E.
"Sentencing Reform in the States: Some Sobering Lessons from the 1970's,"
Northern Illinois University Law Review: Vol. 2:
1, Article 7.
Franklin E. Zimring, Sentencing Reform in the States: Some Sobering Lessons from the 1970's, 2 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 1 (1981).