Onsite Print & Electronic
The following print resources include information regarding sentencing in Pennsylvania. Some resources published by LexisNexis and West/Thomson Reuters may be available on the library's Lexis and Westlaw computers. See below for more information.
Print & Electronic
Pennsylvania Law Encyclopedia LexisNexis
Also on the library's Lexis computers and the LexisNexis Digital Library.
See "Criminal Law", Chapter 36: Judgment and Sentence. Library also has previous edition: see all.
Criminal law materials may also include information on sentencing; see the Pennsylvania Criminal Law guide for additional resources.
In conjunction with its continuing legal education courses, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) produces books related to sentencing in Pennsylvania. When a researcher has difficulty finding an answer in the manuals or form books, it is a good idea to turn to a PBI publication for guidance.
Criminal Law Symposium 2019
See Chapter U: An Update on Sentencing Risk Assessment, Chapter W: Sentencing Update, and Chapter Z: Annual Update on Pennsylvania's Sentencing Guidelines.
Library has annual volumes from 1984-present.