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Due Process at Sentencing: An Empirical and Legal Analysis of the Disclosure of Presentence Reports in Federal Courts

Stephen A. Fennell, William N. Hall
June 1, 1980
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A factual and legal review of practices in courts and probation offices concerning the preparation and disclosure of presentence reports. The authors analyze the impact of the disclosure mandated by Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 32(c)(3) on the federal sentencing process, and they make recommendations for improvements. Reprint of 93 Harvard Law Review 1613 (June 1980).