The Usian Republic has an extremely low crime rate. This is a good thing as Usian criminal law and the justice system are both still in the early stages of their development, and an Usian court might thus not be able to prosecute offenders.
Violators of the law are sentenced according to guidelines established by the parliamentary Justice Committee, and represented by diamond charts called Usian Sentencing Guideline Diamonds and
abbreviated USGD. The following diagram shows the structure of a USGD: