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Publication Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 1988

December 1, 1991    NCJ 130474

The compendium details the progress of Federal criminal suspects through prosecution, pretrial release, adjudication, sentencing, and corrections. U.S. attorneys investigated 94,548 suspects in matters terminated in 1988. Seventy percent of these suspects were prosecuted either in U.S. district court or before a U.S. magistrate. Judges convicted 80 percent of defendants in cases terminated in 1988. Of offenders convicted in U.S. district court, 54 percent were sentenced to incarceration and 35 percent to probation without incarceration. Tables follow the text of each chapter. 47 tables

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