Sentencing guidelines : exploring the English model /

How do sentencing guidelines affect judicial practice? Can public opinion influence the development of these guidelines and what role does the victim have? How do barristers use the guidelines in practice? These questions and more are addressed in this volume examining the English sentencing guideli...

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Main Authors: Ashworth, Andrew (Editor), Roberts, Julian V. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition:First edition.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The origins and nature of the sentencing guidelines in England and Wales / Andrew Ashworth and Julian V. Roberts
  • The struggle for supremacy in sentencing / Andrew Ashworth
  • Exploring the success of sentencing guidelines / Nicola Padfield
  • Sentencing guidelines for murder : from political schedule to principled guidelines / Barry Mitchell
  • Victims, sentencing guidelines, and the sentencing council / Ian Edwards
  • The definitive guideline on assault offences : the performance of justice / Neil Hutton
  • Complying with sentencing guidelines : latest findings from the Crown Court sentencing survey / Julian V. Roberts
  • Remorse and sentencing : an analysis of the sentencing guidelines and sentencing practice / Hannah Maslen and Julian V. Roberts
  • The role of public opinion in formulating sentencing guidelines / Mike Hough and Amy Kirby
  • Nothing personal : the impact of personal mitigation at sentencing since creation of the Council / John Cooper
  • A "decision science" perspective on the old and new sentencing guidelines in England and Wales / Mandeep Dhami
  • Comparing sentencing guidelines : do the US systems have anything worthwhile to offer England and Wales? / Kevin R. Reitz
  • The origins and evolution of sentencing guidelines : a comparison of England and Wales and New Zealand / Warren Young and Andrea King
  • Living without guidelines / Tom O'Malley
  • The struggle for sentencing reform : will the English guidelines spread? / Cyrus Tata
  • Sentencing guidelines and European Union law / Estella Baker.