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The psychology of judicial sentencing

by Catherine Fitzmaurice

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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester, UK, Dover, NH, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- Great Britain.,
    • Judicial process -- Great Britain.,
    • Forensic psychology.,
    • Sentences (Criminal procedure),
    • Judicial process.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCatherine Fitzmaurice and Ken Pease.
      ContributionsPease, K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD8406 .F58 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 174 p. :
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2541965M
      ISBN 100719018196
      LC Control Number85023367

      The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice is an international, comprehensive reference tool for the field of Criminology and Criminal Justice that is both cutting edge as well as of very high scientific quality and volume work provides a complete and systematic coverage of the field that is unprecedented. The Encyclopedia "defines the field" through its choice of. Sentencing Bench Book Sentencing guidelines [] Introduction [] The statutory scheme [] Guideline judgments promulgated Wong v The Queen () CLR R v Whyte () 55 NSWLR [] Use of guideline judgments as a “check” or “sounding board” Reasons required for departure from guideline judgment.

      Explores the impact of mandatory minimum sentencing on crime—including drug mandatory minimums, three-strikes laws, and alternatives such as drug court supervision—by presenting opposing opinions that argue for and against it. Appropriate for an undergraduate course. Parent, Dale, Terence Dunworth, Douglas McDonald. The biggest influence of physiological theories on the CJS has been the finding of reasons for certain behaviours. Psychology has increased the knowledge of criminologists and given them a better understanding of the Criminal Justice System. It helps them understand why certain types of people receive longer and more severe sentences than others.

        The NOOK Book (eBook) of the e-Study Guide for: The Psychology of Judicial Decision Making by David Klein, ISBN by Cram Textbook Reviews, Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : 9. Sentencing. Anyone can look at the evidence of a case and draw their own conclusions – that is the basis of our jury system. A judge’s role is to use their specialist knowledge and experience of the law to ensure cases and verdicts are carried out within the limits of the law, and then to hand down a judgment or sentence that takes all these considerations into account.


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Fitzmaurice (Author), Ken Pease (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: C. Fitzmaurice, Ken Pease. inconsistencies in their sentencing decisions. Such judicial responsibilities become even more intricate in the context of various approaches to offenders under the age of 18 years compared to adults regarding the severity of punishment5 and the seriousness of the crime.

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the multiple levels of judicial scrutiny resulted in ever-increasing delays in cases that ended in execution. Inmates executed in spent just over 6 years under sentence of death. Bythe average gap between sentence and execution nearly doubled, to 11 years (Christopher, ; Death Pen-alty Information Center, a; Snell, ).File Size: 99KB.

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Table of Contents. Preliminaries Agreement for use Currency Foreword Introduction Disclaimer Special bulletins [] Procedural and evidential matters [] Procedural fairness [] Obligations of the parties [] Fact finding at sentence [] Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act [] Application of the Act [] Purposes of sentencing [] Penalties that may be imposed.

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