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Panel recommends sentencing guidelines

...commission to draft voluntary guidelines for sentencing felons. During a luncheon meeting with the Governor's Commission on Certainty in Sentencing, Mr. Barnes said guidelines would ensure that small-time criminals don't take up prison cells...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/02/met_276476.shtml
Metro
Overcrowding, disparity among judges cause Georgia to rethink sentencing guidelines

...most extensive report on guidelines, A Sentencing System for the 21st Century, was prepared by the Governor's Commission on Certainty in Sentencing and came out in December. Under the proposed guidelines, prisons would be filled with violent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/28/met_392039.shtml
Metro
State sentencing panel seeks uniform punishment

...will lead to shorter terms, reversing a mid-1990s crackdown on violent criminals.\r\rBut members of the Commission on Certainty in Sentencing believe they can sell Georgians on statewide sentencing guidelines by stressing their voluntary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/05/met_269485.shtml
Metro
Barnes wants solution to crowded prisons

...problem building prisons. I showed that in the budget this year," Mr. Barnes told members of the Governor's Commission on Certainty in Sentencing, which includes judges, state lawmakers, prosecutors and other representatives of the criminal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/31/met_269099.shtml
Metro
Jail sentencing rerun?

Gov. Roy Barnes' new Commission on Certainty in Sentencing is well-intentioned, except that it looks like a rerun of a similar panel 10 years ago. Unless something has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/03/edi_269349.shtml
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