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acceptance of responsibility
A genuine admission or acknowledgment of wrong doing.

In federal presentence investigation reports, for example, convicted offenders may write an explanation and apology for the crime(s) they committed

A provision that may be considered in deciding whether leniency should be extended to offenders during the sentencing phase of their processing.

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