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Censure and Sanctions

Author(s) By Andrew von Hirsch ( Honorary Professor of Penal Theory and Penal Law, and Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge).
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780198262411
Practice Area Sentencing & punishment
Format Paperback
Pages 142
Published in United Kingdom
Published 8 Feb 1996
Availability POD

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A number of jurisdictions, including England and Wales after their adoption of the 1991 Criminal Justice Act, require that sentences be `proportionate' to the severity of the crime. This book, written by the leading architect of `just deserts' sentencing theory, discusses how sentences may be scaled proportionately to the gravity of the crime. Topics dealt with include how the idea of a penal cens

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