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NCJ Number: 155112 Find in a Library
Title: Emmins on Sentencing
Author(s): M Wasik
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 440
Sponsoring Agency: Blackstone Press Ltd
London, W12 8AA, England
Publication Number: ISBN 1-85431-214-6
Sale Source: Blackstone Press Ltd
Aldine Place
London, W12 8AA,
United Kingdom
Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: Directed mainly to attorneys, magistrates, probation officers, and students and based on the late Christoper Emmins's book "A Practical Approach to Sentencing," this volume describes the sentencing powers that can be used in England and Wales, as well as how they are likely to be used.
Abstract: The discussion includes all the changes made by the Criminal Justice Acts 1991 and 1993 and by the Magistrates' Association Sentencing Guidelines. Individual chapters focus on sentencing goals, sentencing laws, and sentencing principles and procedures. Additional chapters focus on specific types of sentences, including custodial sentences, community sentences, fines and forfeiture, discharges and bind overs, victim compensation, restitution, confiscation, driver's license suspension and revocation, and the revocation of a driver's license. Further chapters discuss the sentencing of mentally disordered offenders, sentencing for specific offenses, appeals, rehabilitation, and pardons. Tables, list of abbreviations, index, 74 references, and appended discussions of unit fines and committal and remittal for sentence
Main Term(s): Foreign courts
Index Term(s): England; Foreign sentencing; Wales
Note: 2nd edition
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