Dating practices in 2016
The Organizational Dataset contains documentation on organizations sentenced pursuant to Chapter Eight of the Guidelines Manual in 2016.
The Commission collects available data on organizational structure, size, and economic viability; offense of conviction; mode of adjudication; sanctions imposed (including probation and court-ordered compliance programs); and application of the sentencing guidelines.
The volume covers fiscal year 2016 (October 1, 2015, through September 30, 2016, hereinafter "2016"). § 997, as well as the analysis, recommendations, and accounting to Congress referenced in 28 U. The Commission collects and analyzes data on federal sentences to support its various activities. § 994(w), the chief judge of each district is required to ensure that within 30 days of entry of judgment in a criminal case, the sentencing court submits a report of sentence to the Commission that includes (1) the judgment and commitment order; (2) the written statement of reasons; (3) any plea agreement; (4) the indictment or other charging document; (5) the presentence report; and (6) any other information the Commission requests.
This Sourcebook, together with the , constitutes the annual report referenced in 28 U. As authorized by Congress, the Commission's numerous research responsibilities include (1) the establishment of a research and development program to serve as a clearinghouse and information center for the collection, preparation, and dissemination of information on federal sentencing practices; (2) the publication of data concerning the sentencing process; (3) the systematic collection and dissemination of information concerning sentences actually imposed and the relationship of such sentences to the factors set forth in section 3553(a) of title 18, United States Code; and (4) the systematic collection and dissemination of information regarding the effectiveness of sentences imposed. Data from these documents are extracted and coded for input into various databases.
Over 5 years, Project LAUNCH communities increase the quality and availability of evidence-based programs for children and families, improve collaboration among child-serving organizations, and integrate physical and behavioral health services and supports.
Lessons learned from communities guide systems changes and policy improvements at the state, territorial and tribal levels, such as implementing universal screening efforts and integrated data systems.
The Commission has continued its statutory mission to collect data on federal sentencing decisions.
The Commission maintains a comprehensive, computerized data collection system which forms the basis for its clearinghouse of federal sentencing information and which contributes to the agency's research mission. It should be noted that data collection is a dynamic rather than a static process.
Project LAUNCH grantees are guided by Young Child Wellness Councils, which bring families and public and private partners together to improve policies, programs, and approaches to using data and funds effectively.
The Appeals Dataset tracks appellate review of sentencing decisions.
Information captured in this module includes district, circuit, date of opinion, sentencing issues, and the appellate court's disposition.
The health and prosperity of our families, communities, and nation require an investment in the physical and emotional health of our young children.
Nationwide, grantees are pioneering new ways to promote young child wellness through Project LAUNCH, a federal initiative funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).