Sentencing Consistency: The Linchpin of Ohio’s Sentencing Reform
Ohio's felony sentencing reform is based on judicial discretion over sentencing guidelines, but requires Sentencing consistency. In the absence of a statewide database, judges are bewildered as to how to achieve consistency. Using benchmark cases is one solution offered.
Place of Original Publication
19 Ohio Lawyer 14 (July/August 2005)
Griffin, Burt W. and Katz, Lewis R., "Sentencing Consistency: The Linchpin of Ohio’s Sentencing Reform" (2005). Faculty Publications. 905.