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Censure and Sanctions

Andrew von Hirsch

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262411
eISBN:
9780191682339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262411.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

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 ... More


The Prohibition and Punishment of Market Abuse in the UK

EMILIOS AVGOULEAS

in The Mechanics and Regulation of Market Abuse: A Legal and Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244522
eISBN:
9780191715105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244522.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter discusses the legal and regulatory framework dealing with market abuse in the UK. The UK’s market abuse regime has a dual nature and is based both on criminal law and regulatory ... More


What happened in criminal justice: the 1980s

David Faulkner and Ros Burnett

in Where Next For Criminal Justice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428929
eISBN:
9781447305569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428929.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes the confidence that existed up to the 1960s; the period of disillusion which followed; and the strategy that the Conservative government developed during the first part of its ... More


Get on the Bus: Mobilizing Communities across California to Unite Children with Their Parents in Prison

Suzanne Jabro and Kelly Kester-Smith

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Studies show that regular contact between incarcerated mothers and their children is crucial to the mental health and development of both groups. Yet no programs existed to make this contact ... More


Introduction

Andrew von Hirsch

in Censure and Sanctions

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262411
eISBN:
9780191682339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262411.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Desert theory's notion of proportionality of sentence is still here today. Testimony to the theory's continuing influence is England's Criminal Justice Act of 1991. The statute, for the first time in ... More


Judging the Court, Judging Transfer

Carla J. Barrett

in Courting Kids: Inside an Experimental Youth Court

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709467
eISBN:
9780814760048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709467.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses what the public knows about the success of the criminal prosecution of youth in general, and of the Manhattan Youth Part practices in particular. It draws from annual ... More


Sentencing young people

Kerry Baker

in Children and young people in custody: Managing the risk

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422613
eISBN:
9781447301752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422613.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The rise in the number of young people in custody in England and Wales is well documented and it is also recognised that trends in sentencing are one of the key determinants of the custodial ... More


Kid Thugs Are Spreading Terror through the Streets: Legitimizing Supervision of Black and Latino/a Youth

Max Felker-Kantor

in Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646831
eISBN:
9781469646855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646831.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Watts uprising and anti–police abuse activism ushered in a shift in politics and policing marked by Tom Bradley’s election and his commitment to liberal law-and-order policies. Focusing on the ... More


Intermediate Sanctions

Andrew von Hirsch

in Censure and Sanctions

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262411
eISBN:
9780191682339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262411.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

A variety of intermediate sanctions have been tried: day (or ‘unit’) fines based on the offender's income; community service; ‘intensive’ supervision; compulsory day or evening attendance at ... More


The Mental Health Treatment Requirement: the promise and the practice

Francis Pakes and Jane Winstone

in Risk and rehabilitation: Management and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300205
eISBN:
9781447307778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Chapter Six examines the main treatment orders currently available to the courts. It addresses the use of the Mental Health Treatment Requirement (MHTR) and its usefulness in helping offenders who ... More


A Very British Compromise: The Criminal Justice Act 1967

Thomas C. Guiney

in Getting Out: Early Release in England and Wales, 1960 - 1995

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198803683
eISBN:
9780191842085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803683.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter explores the impact of Roy Jenkins’ appointment as Home Secretary and the detailed legislative planning that resulted in the complex system of parole given legal effect by the Criminal ... More


Paternalism and the Social Control of Adolescent Girls: Juvenile Justice Reform in Canada

in Justice for Girls?: Stability and Change in the Youth Justice Systems of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226770048
eISBN:
9780226770062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770062.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In 1894, the federal government of Canada legislated its first separate juvenile court. In the latter part of the nineteenth century, separate courts were beginning to be developed in the country. ... More


The Limits of the Possible

Julian Petley

in Film and Video Censorship in Contemporary Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625383
eISBN:
9780748670871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625383.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter states that the Video Recordings Act and the ‘extreme pornography’ provisions of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 need to be understood as measures that transcend matters of ... More


Applications for Managing the Criminal Justice System

John F. Macleod, Peter G. Grove, and David P. Farrington

in Explaining Criminal Careers: Implications for Justice Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697243
eISBN:
9780191781568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697243.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explains how the theory and models in this volume have been used to make predictions and forecasts of significant importance in managing the Criminal Justice System. In the first ... More


The Chosen Ones: Black Men and the Politics of Redemption

Nikki Jones

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520288348
eISBN:
9780520963313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288348.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In The Chosen Ones, sociologist and feminist scholar Nikki Jones shares the compelling story of a group of Black men living in San Francisco's historically Black neighborhood, the Fillmore. Against ... More


Values in criminology and community justice

Malcolm Cowburn, Marian Duggan, Anne Robinson, and Paul Senior (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This edited book considers the values both implicit and explicit in criminology and criminal justice. Taking Becker’s influential article “Whose Side Are We On?” (1967) as a starting point, the book ... More


Character and Credibility

Mike Redmayne

in Character in the Criminal Trial

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199228898
eISBN:
9780191746765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228898.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter continues the assessment of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (CJA), focusing on credibility evidence. Prior to the CJA, credibility evidence was governed by section 1(f)(ii) of the Criminal ... More


Class Acts? A comparative analysis of modern slavery legislation across the UK

Vicky Brotherton

in The Modern Slavery Agenda: Policy, Politics and Practice in the UK

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447346791
eISBN:
9781447346845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346791.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In 2015, three new Acts had passed into law: the Modern Slavery Act (MSA), the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Criminal Justice and Support for Victims) Act, and the Human Trafficking and ... More


Combating the ‘Sinn Fein Movement’ in Britain: The Response of the Authorities, 1919–1923

Gerard Noonan

in The IRA in Britain, 1919-1923: 'In the Heart of Enemy Lines'

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380260
eISBN:
9781781387191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380260.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter studies the reaction of the authorities to the threat posed by Irish republicanism in Britain, 1919–1923. The political situation in post-war Britain and the British Empire, the context ... More


The Politicization of Domestic Violence

Deborah M. Weissman

in The Politicization of Safety: Critical Perspectives on Domestic Violence Responses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479805648
eISBN:
9781479888733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805648.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This Chapter is a case study of an incident that occurred between the Sheriff of San Francisco and his wife resulting in criminal proceedings and official misconduct charges. It considers theories of ... More


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