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NCJ Number: 62665 Find in a Library
Title: PRINCIPLES OF SENTENCING - THE SENTENCING POLICY OF THE COURT OF APPEAL CRIMINAL DIVISION - 2ND EDITION
Author(s): D A THOMAS
Corporate Author: Heinemann Educational Books Ltd
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 461
Sponsoring Agency: Heinemann Educational Books Ltd
London, WC1B 3HH, England
Heinemann Educational Books, Inc
Exeter, NH 03833
Sale Source: Heinemann Educational Books, Inc
4 Front Street
Exeter, NH 03833
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THE PRINCIPLES AND CONSIDERATIONS THAT SHAPED SENTENCING PRACTICES IN THE CRIMINAL DIVISION OF THE COURT OF APPEAL IN ENGLAND AND WALES ARE ANALYZED.
Abstract: THE FIRST EDITION OF THIS BOOK, PUBLISHED IN 1970, HAS BECOME A STANDARD REFERENCE FOR JUDGES, BARRISTERS, SOLICITORS, EDUCATORS, AND LAW STUDENTS, PROVIDING READERS WITH AN ESSENTIAL STATEMENT OF SENTENCING PRINCIPLES AS WELL AS DETAILED ACCOUNTS OF NUMEROUS SENTENCING DECISIONS. THE SECOND EDITION FOLLOWS THE CHAPTER ARRANGEMENT OF THE FIRST, BUT THE CHAPTERS HAVE BEEN COMPLETELY REWRITTEN. ILLUSTRATIVE CASES HAVE BEEN UPDATED, AND A NEW CHAPTER ON FINES AND FINANCIAL ORDERS--COMPENSATION ORDERS, RESTITUTION ORDERS, ORDERS DEPRIVING THE OFFENDER OF PROPERTY RIGHTS, AND ORDERS TO PAY COSTS--HAS BEEN ADDED. THE BOOK COVERS THE FRAMEWORK OF SENTENCING POLICY; THE TARIFF (PRINCIPLES GOVERNING THE LENGTHS OF PRISON SENTENCES FOR SPECIFIC OFFENSES); INDIVIDUALIZED MEASURES AND OTHER SENTENCES (NONCUSTODIAL MEASURES, SENTENCES FOR YOUNG OFFENDERS AND FOR MENTALLY DISORDERED OFFENDERS, EXTENDED SENTENCES, FINES AND FINANCIAL ORDERS, DISQUALIFICATION FROM DRIVING, RECOMMENDATION FOR DEPORTATION); AND SENTENCING PROCEDURES. AN INDEX AND TABLES OF STATUTES AND CASES ARE PROVIDED. (LKM)
Index Term(s): Appellate courts; England; Reference materials; Sentencing/Sanctions; Wales
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