Sentencing Guidelines: Exploring the English Model

The politics of criminal sentencing has recently crystallised around the issue of whether and how a system of structured sentencing should inform judicial approaches to punishing criminals. Increasingly, structured sentencing guidelines are being introduce to frame judicial discretion. This volume i...

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Main Author: Ashworth, Andrew (Author)
Other Authors: Roberts, Julian V.
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford OUP Oxford 2013
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Summary:The politics of criminal sentencing has recently crystallised around the issue of whether and how a system of structured sentencing should inform judicial approaches to punishing criminals. Increasingly, structured sentencing guidelines are being introduce to frame judicial discretion. This volume is the first to examine the experience in England and Wales in the light of international developments.This collection of essays begins with a clear and concise history of the guidelines as well as a description of how they function. Topics addressed include the effect of guidelines on judicial pract
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Physical Description:Online-Ressource (699 p)
ISBN:9780199684571