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Sentencing & Sanctions Programs at a Glance
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Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) / Randomized Field Experiment

Refers to an experimental research design in which participants are randomly assigned to a treatment or a control group. Most social scientists consider random assignment to lead to the highest level of confidence that observed effects are the result of the program and not other variables.

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Sentencing & Sanctions

At the conclusion of the judicial process, a judge may sentence an individual convicted of a crime to some type of penalty or sanction, such as a decree of imprisonment, a fine, or other punishments.

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OJP Publications

Leveraging Technology To Enhance Community Supervision: Identifying Needs To Address Current and Emerging Concerns, NIJ-Sponsored, November 2019
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2017, OJJDP, October 2019
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Problem-Solving Courts: Fighting Crime by Treating the Offender, NIJ, September 2019
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2017, OJJDP-Sponsored, June 2019
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Characteristics of Delinquency Cases Handled in Juvenile Court in 2017, OJJDP-Sponsored, May 2019
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