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MATCH THE CRIME TO THE TIME State prisons have parole, and the result in actual time served for various crimes is often striking.  Below, match the crime with the actual time bserved.


SEX ASSAULT - average sentence served:

35 months
66 months
90 months
Right! 35 months.

HOMICIDE - average sentence served:

35 months
71 months
110 months
Right! 71 months.

RAPE - average sentence served:

65 months
85 months
98 months
Right! 65 months.

KIDNAPPING - average sentence served:

52 months
88 months
120 months
Wrong! 52 months.

ROBBERY - average sentence served:

32 months
44 months
62 months
Right! 44 months.

ALL VIOLENT CRIMES - average time served:

21 months
43 months
73 months
Wrong! 43 months.


 

 
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