Predictive sentencing : normative and empirical perspectives /

"The volume addresses the role of risk assessment in contemporary sentencing practices. Predictive sentencing has become so deeply ingrained in Western criminal justice decision making that despite early ethical discussions about selective incapacitation, it currently attracts little critique....

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Other Authors: Keijser, Jan Willem de, 1968- (Editor), Roberts, Julian V. (Editor), Ryberg, Jesper (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford, UK ; Chicago, Illinois : Hart Publishing, 2019.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : normative and empirical perspectives on predictive sentencing / Jan W de Keijser, Julian V Roberts and Jesper Ryberg
  • The use of risk assessment in sentencing / Esther FJC van Ginneken
  • Why legal philosophers (including retributivists) should be less resistant to risk-based sentencing / Douglas Husak
  • Risk and retribution : on the possibility of reconciling considerations of dangerousness and desert / Jesper Ryberg
  • Is preventive detention morally worse than quarantine? / Thomas Douglas
  • Against incapacitative punishment / Zachary Hoskins
  • A defence of modern risk-based sentencing / Christopher Slobogin
  • Some dilemmas of indeterminate sentences : risk and uncertainty, dignity and hope / Andrew Ashworth and Lucia Zedner
  • The problematic role of prior record enhancements in predictive sentencing / Julian V Roberts and Richard S Frase
  • Unpacking sentencing algorithms : risk, racial accountability, and data harms / Kelly Hannah-Moffat and Kelly Struthers Montford
  • The scientific validity of current approaches to violence and criminal risk assessment / Seena Fazel
  • Risk assessment at sentencing : the Ppennsylvania experience / Rhys Hester
  • Predictive sentencing : an analysis of public views / Jan W de Keijser and Sigrid van Wingerden
  • Sentencing and prediction : old wine in old bottles / Michael Tonry.