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Law of Sentencing serves as a ready reference on the law of sentencing and provides guidance in preparing and influencing the direction of the sentencing. The text focuses and clarifies the recurring sentencing issues confronted by courts, counsel, and corrections officials and covers issues involving sentencing rationales, alternatives, and systems. The author also addresses types of sentencing, including probation sentences and death sentences, and explores constitutional considerations, basic sentencing principles, and judicial sentencing review. This treatise is cited in more than 550 judicial opinions, legal briefs, treatises, and law reviews; contains detailed case citations; and includes presentation strategies.