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presentence investigation report in the court a correlation between the probation officer"s reporting and the court"s disposition by Yona Cohn

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Published by [s.n.] in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Probation officers -- New York, N.Y.,
  • Juvenile courts -- New York, N.Y.,
  • Social work with delinquents and criminals -- New York, N.Y.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHV9306N6 C6 1969a
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 207 leaves.
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18601283M

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  The Presentence Investigation Report (PSI) is a document that will influence the life of every individual who has been convicted of a felony in the federal criminal justice system. Unfortunately, individuals don’t learn about the process that . The Presentence Investigation Report Selection of an appropriate sentence is one of the most important decisions to be made in the criminal justice system. The primary vehicle to assist the sentencing court in fulfilling this responsibility is the presentence investigation report. (a) Presentence Investigation and Report by Probation Officer.— A United States probation officer shall make a presentence investigation of a defendant that is required pursuant to the provisions of Rule 32(c) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, and shall, before the imposition of sentence, report the results of the investigation to the court. 9. The relief sought herein will enable the Court, the Probation Office and the parties to complete the Presentence Report investigation, and to conduct the entire corresponding Pre-Sentence process prior to the consolidated guilty plea and sentencing. Respective counsel now jointly recommend this consolidated plea and sentencing procedure.

The primary purpose of the presentence investigation and report is to assist the court in determining an appropriate sentence. However, the presentence report is also intended to assist the probation office in supervising defendants during any subsequent terms of probation, parole or supervised release. The federal presentence investigation report is a confidential document. The disclosure of the presentence report to certain parties is governed by Rule 32 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, as well as local rules in the individual federal districts. Section (a) is adapted from Minn. R. Crim. P. The rule states that the court may order a presentence investigation and report, giving the court a measure of discretion to dispense with a report when the appropriate sentence can readily be determined on the basis of the sentencing guidelines score sheet. It provides a uniform format for presentence reports throughout the Federal judiciary. In the Administrative Office of the United States Courts issued Publication , The Presentence Investigation Report, which was revised in as Publication In Publication , The Selective Presentence Investigation Report, was produced. Those publications.

A presentence investigation report is a legal term referring to the investigation into the "legal and social background" of person convicted of a crime before sentencing to determine if there are extenuating circumstances which should lighten the person's sentence or a history of criminal behavior which should increase the severity of the person's sentence. The PSIR is a "critical" document prepared by a .   Presentence Investigations In most Superior Court cases, when the Court has made a determination of a defendant's guilt and has the discretion over the penalty, it must order a Presentence Report. These reports are then completed by the Presentence Division of the Maricopa County Adult Probation Department. The Presentence Investigation Report is an important tool which judges utilize at sentencing in addition to serving other useful purposes as follows: It is used by the Division officer when the offender is released to either probation or parole It is used by the Nevada Department . Presentence Report It is the responsibility of the probation officer assigned to a presentence investigation to assist the court by verifying, evaluating, and interpreting the information gathered, and to present the information to the court in an organized, objective presentence report.