Exploring Sentencing Practice in England and Wales

Exploring Sentencing Practice in England and Wales

By: Julian V. Roberts (editor)Hardback

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This volume explores the theory and practice of sentencing in England and Wales, exploring issues such as the role of previous convictions, offender remorse and sentencing female offenders, as well as drawing upon a new and unique source of data from the Crown courts.

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Rebecca Barnes, University of Leicester, UK. Ian Belton, Middlesex University, UK. Mandeep Dhami, Middlesex University, UK. Martina Feilzer, Bangor University, UK. Loraine Gelsthorpe, University of Oxford, UK. Carol Hedderman, University of Leicester, UK. Mike Hough, Birkbeck, University of London, UK. Max Lowenstein, Bournemouth University, UK. Hannah Maslen, University of Oxford, UK. Shona Minson, University of Oxford, UK. Barry Mitchell, Coventry University Law School, UK. Thomas W. Perry, University of Birmingham, UK. Jose Pina-Sanchez London School of Economics, UK. Keir Irwin-Rogers, University of Sheffield, UK. Gillian Sharpe, University of Sheffield, UK. Natalia Vibla, University of Cambridge, UK. Paul Wiles, University of Oxford, UK.

Contents

Foreword; Paul Wiles 1. Sentencing Research and Sentencing Statistics; Julian V. Roberts and Mike Hough 2. Understanding Sentencing: Approaches to Research; Mandeep Dhami and Ian Belton 3. Overview of Sentencing Patterns and Historical Trends in Sentencing; Julian Roberts and Keir Irwin-Rogers 4. Public Knowledge of Sentencing Practices; Martina Feilzer 5. Consistency in England and Wales: New Findings from the CCSS; J. Pina-Sanchez 6. Sentencing Female Offenders; Carol Hedderman and Rebecca Barnes 7. Women and Sentencing; Loraine Gelsthorpe and Gillian Sharpe 8. Sentencing and Dependents: Motherhood as Mitigation; Shona Minson 9. The Role of Previous Convictions at Sentencing; Julian Roberts and J. Pina-Sanchez 10. More than a Single Crime: Sentencing for Multiple Offences; Natalia Vibla 11. Mitigating Factors at Sentencing; Hannah Maslen 12. Sentencing for Burglary; Keir Irwin-Rogers and Thomas W. Perry 13. Sentencing Murder: Lessons from Empirical Research; Barry Mitchell and Julian Roberts 14. Sentencing Young Offenders and Young Adults; Max Lowenstein

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/02/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781137390394
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 286
  • ID: 9781137390394
  • weight: 490
  • ISBN10: 1137390395

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