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Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Table 8
Reason for Departure Among Mitigated Cases
By Judicial Circuit
Fiscal Year 1995-96
Judicial Circuit Number of Cases Mitigated* Number of Cases with Reason for Departure % of Mitigated Cases with Reason for Departure
01 (Pensacola) 599 76 12.7%
02 (Tallahassee) 276 89 32.2%
03 (Lake City) 107 37 34.6%
04 (Jacksonville) 538 70 13.0%
05 (Tavares) 322 16 5.0%
06 (Clearwater) 786 270 34.4%
07 (Daytona) 217 51 23.5%
08 (Gainesville) 137 19 13.9%
09 (Orlando) 704 176 25.0%
10 (Bartow) 288 52 18.1%
11 (Miami) 2,105 492 23.4%
12 (Sarasota) 288 74 25.7%
13 (Tampa) 1,211 415 34.3%
14 (Panama City) 201 79 39.3%
15 (W Palm Beach) 668 222 33.2%
16 (Key West) 32 4 12.5%
17 (Ft. Lauderdale) 1,032 366 35.5%
18 (Sanford) 258 87 33.7%
19 (Ft. Pierce) 268 106 39.6%
20 (Ft. Myers) 316 215 68.0%
Total 10,353 2,916 28.2%
* Mitigation is defined as the offender did not receive a prison sanction although a prison sanction was mandated by the Guidelines, or the offender received a prison sanction below the 25% permissible discretion existing within the Guidelines structure.