Punishment & Sentencing

Front Cover
Cavendish Publishing, Jul 1, 2001 - Law - 328 pages
0 Reviews
Sentencing is the most important area of law, yet ironically, it is also arguably the least coherent. This book suggests a way of introducing principle into sentencing by bridging the gap between the philosophical justification for punishment and sentencing law and practice.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
RESTORATIVE JUSTICE
9
THEORIES OF PUNISHMENT AND THE CURRENT STATE
33
THE ERRORS OF RETRIBUTIVISM
51
CENSURE
67
ultimate consideration
119
ITS JUSTIFICATION
163
NEW CRIMINAL SANCTIONS INFLICTING PAIN
215
DOUBLE PUNISHMENT AND PUNISHING CHARACTER
229
CONSISTENCY AND FAIRNESS IN SENTENCING
253
CONCLUSION
273
Index
297
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

Bibliographic information