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Unformatted text preview: D. _________________ v. ____________________ Income, Media, and Other Effects in Crime Disposition I. Introduction A. Crime Disposition: Definitions & Structure 1. Prosecutorial Process 2. Sentencing Process B. Factors Said to Affect Crime Disposition II. Body A. Effects on Prosecutorial Discretion 1. Reasons for discretion – Josh Bowers, Columbia Law Review a. Legal b. Administrative c. Equitable 2. Defendant & Victim Characteristics 3. Media and Press Coverage 4. Death Penalty Cases B. Effects on Sentencing 1. Defendant & Victim Characteristics a. Income b. Educational Level c. Number of Dependents d. Race e. Ethnicity f. Gender 2. Political Factors – 3. Local Court Environments – 4. Courtroom Workgroup – III. Conclusion A. Are there any disparities that exist in crime disposition? B. . C. . D. ....
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