Comparative crime and punishment summer 2014 universit t konstanz d404
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 10

Comparative Crime and Punishment Summer 2014 Universität Konstanz, D404 PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 90 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Comparative Crime and Punishment Summer 2014 Universität Konstanz, D404. Professor Lisa L. Miller Rutgers University USA. Sources:. Slides 3 and 4: International Centre for Prison Studies – World Prison Brief http://www.prisonstudies.org/world-prison- brief

Download Presentation

Comparative Crime and Punishment Summer 2014 Universität Konstanz, D404

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Comparative crime and punishment summer 2014 universit t konstanz d404

Comparative Crime and PunishmentSummer 2014Universität Konstanz, D404

Professor Lisa L. Miller

Rutgers University

USA


Sources

Sources:

Slides 3 and 4: International Centre for Prison Studies – World Prison Brief

http://www.prisonstudies.org/world-prison-brief

Slides 5 and 6: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) Crime Trends Tool

http://www.ucrdatatool.gov/Search/Crime/State/RunCrimeTrendsInOneVar.cfm

Slide 7: Homicide Trends in the U.S., race, age and gender, BJS

Slides 8-10: Vera Institute of Justice


Other differences

Other differences:

  • Sentence length:

    • Netherlands: 98% are four years or less

      • 91% one year or less

    • Germany: 92% are less than two years

      • 75% one year or less

    • Average sentence length in US is 3.0 years

  • Drug offenders, youth and the mentally ill are rarely imprisoned in the Netherlands and Germany, in contrast to the U.S., where 15-20% (or more) imprisoned are drug offenders.


  • Login