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Prisoners in the state of Texas



a. get longer sentences and serve more time than in most other states.
b. get longer sentences but serve less time than in most other states.
c. get shorter sentences but serve more time than in most other states.
d. get shorter sentences and serve less time than in most other states.



I would say A

  • Texas Government -

    http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/pub/html/scscfst.cfm

    Here is the data for all states, all felonies, sentences, and time served. The spreadsheet file is in CSV form.

    In Texas, race plays a big factor in sentences for most felonies. See the data.

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