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Resource ID: #2014
Subject: Failures in the justice system: Unequal treatment and unpunished felons
Source: CAR_Conference_2004_Cincinnati_OHJason Grotto; Mark Schaver
Affiliation: The Miami Herald;The (Loiusville) Courier-Journal
Date: 2004



Beat reporters covering state, federal or municipal courts often spot or feel trends on the fly. One way to start documenting discrepancies that often exist is to use TRACFED, which maintains federal prosecution, sentencing and other data online and offers a subscription query
service. This tipsheet is basically a guide to using the service and applying it in useful ways.

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