Sentencing and Punishment

Sentencing and Punishment

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This textbook presents an overview of the theory, law and practice of sentencing and punishment from penological, policy and legal perspectives. It provides an accessible account of changing attitudes as to what constitutes 'just' punishment and the methods of punishment in custody and in the community.Although Lang established that the court is guided but not bound by reports ( 2005: 17(ii)), there is a reliance on the prea€”sentence ... Guidance states that there are three groups of factors that are relevant in the assessa€” ment of whether there is a ... I the offendera#39;s social and economic circumstances including accommodation, employability, education, associations, ... the Mental Health Act ( MHA) 1983 and who meet the necessary criteria can be given various theraa€” peutic disposals.

Title:Sentencing and Punishment
Author:Susan Easton, Christine Piper
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2012-06-14


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