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Publication Felony Sentences in the United States, 1994

Jodi M. Brown, Patrick A. Langan, Ph.D.

July 1, 1997    NCJ 165149

Presents the latest available figures for both State and Federal sentencing, reporting that in 1994 the Nation's courts convicted a total of about 900,000 persons of a felony offense. State courts accounted for 96% of the national total and Federal courts for 4%. The Nation's courts sentenced 46% of convicted felons to prison, 25% to jail, and 29% to probation.

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