The struggle for sentencing reform: will the English guidelines model spread?

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Abstract

Are closely comparable countries following the path forged by England and Wales by moving towards the development of systematic sentencing guidelines by a Sentencing Council? And if they are not, how are these different paths explicable?
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSentencing Guidelines
Subtitle of host publicationExploring the English Model
EditorsAndrew Ashworth, Julian V. Roberts
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Pages236-256
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9780199684571
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • sentencing
  • sentencing guidelines
  • sentencing in Scotland
  • sentencing reform
  • criminal justice
  • punishment

Cite this

Tata, C. (2013). The struggle for sentencing reform: will the English guidelines model spread? In A. Ashworth, & J. V. Roberts (Eds.), Sentencing Guidelines: Exploring the English Model (pp. 236-256). Oxford University Press.