2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:325 - Twenty-Second Judicial District Court; sentencing policy

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:325 (2018)

CHAPTER 1-B. SENTENCING POLICY: USE OF RISK AND NEEDS

ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION TOOL

§325. Twenty-Second Judicial District Court; sentencing policy

It is the sentencing policy of the Twenty-Second Judicial District Court that the primary objective of sentencing shall be to maintain public safety, hold offenders accountable, reduce recidivism and criminal behavior, and improve potential outcomes for those offenders who are sentenced. Reduction of recidivism and criminal behavior is a key measure of the performance of the criminal justice system.

Acts 2013, No. 347, §1.

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