Sentencing and Criminal Justice (Law in Context)

Sentencing and Criminal Justice (Law in Context)

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Andrew Ashworth
Cambridge University Press
Edition: 6, 8/20/2015
EAN 9781107652019, ISBN10: 1107652014

Paperback, 570 pages, 24.7 x 17.4 x 2.5 cm
Language: English

Now in its sixth edition, Sentencing and Criminal Justice has been extensively rewritten to reflect recent legislation, guidelines and judicial decisions. New material includes comparative sentencing research, which looks at models from other countries in comparison with the approach in England and Wales, and an additional chapter focusing on civil preventive orders and other ancillary orders. Written with clarity of expression coupled with critical analysis, this textbook offers an unrivalled combination of expertise, accessibility and coverage. This is the essential text for anyone interested in criminal justice.

1. An introduction to English sentencing
2. Sentencing and the constitution
3. Sentencing aims, principles and policies
4. Elements of proportionality
5. Aggravation and mitigation
6. Persistence, prevention and prediction
7. Equality before the law
8. Multiple offenders
9. Custodial sentencing
10. Non-custodial sentencing
11. Ancillary orders and civil preventive orders
12. Special sentencing powers
13. Procedural issues at sentencing
14. Sentencing, guidelines and the punitive state