Survey of Article III Judges
on the
Federal Sentencing Guidelines

Final Report
March 2003

Table of Contents

Executive Summary: Interpretation of Survey Results

Chapters

I   Introduction and Methodology

II  District Court Judge Survey Responses

A. Statutory Goals of Sentencing

B. Sentence Determination

C. Summary Guideline Assessment and Perceived Challenges

III Circuit Court Judge Survey Responses

A. Statutory Goals of Sentencing

B. Sentence Determination

C. Summary Guideline Assessment and Perceived Challenges

Appendices

District Court Judges

A. Reproduction of District Court Judge Survey Instrument
B. Detailed Tables of District Court Judge Survey Responses

Circuit Court Judges

C. Reproduction of Circuit Court Judge Survey Instrument
D. Detailed Tables of Circuit Court Judge Survey Responses