|LC Classifications||K H7155 S4 APPDX.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||257|
Sentencing is not a neutral or mechanical act; it is a human process, highly charged affectively and motivationally. Sentencing decisions take place in a social environment of laws, facts, ideas, and people. This study of sentencing behaviour is primarily concerned with the mental processes involved in : John Hogarth. Sentencing is not a neutral or mechanical act; it is a human process, highly charged affectively and motivationally. Sentencing decisions take place in a social environment of laws, facts, ideas, and people. Sentencing as a human process John Hogarth University of Toronto Press in association with the Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto, - Decision-making - pages. Sentencing as a human process. [Toronto] University of Toronto Press in association with the Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Hogarth.
Sentencing as a Human Process premising his analysis upon the overall high quality of this work, a reviewer - and particularly one whose focus is upon the methodology of the research -. Sentencing as a Human Process. Over the decades, sentencing guidelines have been both celebrated and castigated. Those who praise them point out that guidelines have been successful: they’ve reduced racial disparities, increased uniformity, and assisted some jurisdictions in effectively managing prison populations. 1 Criticisms include that guidelines—or . 1 An introduction to English sentencing 1 Courts and crimes 1 The available sentences 3 The general statistical background 8 The criminal process 15 The formal sources of sentencing decisions 24 Informal inﬂuences on sentencing practice 41 2 Sentencing and the constitution 51 The separation of powers in sentencing Sentencing a person convicted of a criminal offence has always been difficult but it has become an increasingly technical task. The Sentencing Bench Book provides ready access to sentencing law. It is published as a looseleaf service in order to easily accommodate changes in the law. Chief Justice Gleeson remarked in that.
The book also helps prosecutors with their duties as to sentencing effective under the Criminal Procedure Rules from 6th April In addition, the free accompanying CD-ROM enables fast and easy access to relevant guidance from the Sentencing Guidelines Council.5/5(1). Providing unrivalled coverage of one of the most high-profile stages in the criminal justice process, this book examines the key issues in sentencing policy and practice. It provides an up-to-date account of the legislation on sentencing together with the ever-increasing amount of Court of Appeal case by: Taking into account the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act and the Coroners and Justice Act , the book's inter-disciplinary approach places the legislation and guidelines on sentencing in the context of criminological research, statistical trends and Cited by: Sentencing Bench Book Purposes of sentencing  The common law  it may also be taken into account in relation to each leg of the sentencing process. The protection of human life and personal safety is a primary objective of the system of criminal justice. The value which the community places upon human life is reflected in.