Exploring sentencing practice in England and Wales

"How are offenders sentenced in England and Wales? This is the first volume to analyse the empirical and normative aspects of sentencing in the UK, exploring a range of important issues including the role of previous convictions, sentencing female offenders, offender remorse and the sentencing...

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Other Authors: Roberts, Julian V.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Basingstoke [u.a.] Palgrave Macmillan c 2015
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Summary:"How are offenders sentenced in England and Wales? This is the first volume to analyse the empirical and normative aspects of sentencing in the UK, exploring a range of important issues including the role of previous convictions, sentencing female offenders, offender remorse and the sentencing of offenders convicted of multiple crimes. This unique collection reveals how courts in this jurisdiction sentence offenders, providing a portrait of sentencing trends in the Magistrates and Crown courts from 1996 to the present day. Drawing from a new source of data from the Crown courts, original insights are derived about the way that offenders are punished. With expert contributions from scholars in Criminal Justice and Law, this authoritative account presents the latest data trends relating to sentencing, as well as conclusions for policy and practice. "--
"How are offenders sentenced in England and Wales? This is the first volume to analyse the empirical and normative aspects of sentencing in the UK, exploring a range of important issues including the role of previous convictions, sentencing female offenders, offender remorse and the sentencing of offenders convicted of multiple crimes. This unique collection reveals how courts in this jurisdiction sentence offenders, providing a portrait of sentencing trends in the Magistrates and Crown courts from 1996 to the present day. Drawing from a new source of data from the Crown courts, original insights are derived about the way that offenders are punished.With expert contributions from scholars in Criminal Justice and Law, this authoritative account presents the latest data trends relating to sentencing, as well as conclusions for policy and practice. "--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XVIII, 268 p graph. Darst.
ISBN:1137390395
9781137390394