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Judicial attitudes in sentencing

Edward Green

Judicial attitudes in sentencing

a study of the factors underlying the sentencing practice of the criminal court of Philadelphia.

by Edward Green

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Published by Macmillan, St. Martin"s Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Philadelphia.
    • Subjects:
    • Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.,
    • Forensic psychology.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesCambridge studies in criminology,, v. 15
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFX2137 .G7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 149 p.
      Number of Pages149
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5843887M
      LC Control Number62000621
      OCLC/WorldCa378844

      National Judicial Sentencing Conference February As is written in the Preface to Mr Edney and Professor Bagaric’s book, “Australian Sentencing – Principles and Practice”, “Sentencing is a controversial and value laden area of the law. and to note trends and changes in social attitudes and judicial practices. In this.   The last Part of the Criminal Law Journal for includes an editorial on drug law reform, an article by David Lusty which presents a comprehensive analysis of the common law offence of misconduct in public office, drawing upon historical precedents and contemporary case law from around the world, a sentencing review for by Kate Warner, a Digest .

      Research into judicial attitudes and perceptions of sentencing is rate, and there are difficulties with permissions and access which discourage potential investigators. Because of this, there are virtually no precedents for this type of research. A similar study of sentencing in the Crown Court in the UK was attempted in the early ’s. 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 /5(3).

        Since United States v. Booker, the main task of sentencing academics and appellate judges has been to solve the riddles of its mandated “reasonableness” review. This is a crucial task because the answers reached will largely determine whether Booker’s promise of fresh discretion in federal sentencing becomes a dead letter in the district courts, or whether . sentence, in criminal law, punishment that a court orders, imposed on a person convicted of criminal activity. Sentences typically consist of fines, corporal punishment, imprisonment for varying periods including life, or capital punishment, and sometimes combine two or more the United States, the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution bans "cruel and .


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