Percentage of Defendants Sentenced to Prison. Bar chart showing the percentage of defendants sentenced to prison by fiscal year starting with average for 1990s and then running from 2000 to 2010.

Fiscal Year Percentage of Defendants
1990s Average 37%
2000 38%
2001 46%
2002 53%
2003 50%
2004 71%
2005 67%
2006 68%
2007 87%
2008 61%
2009 80%
2010 78%

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