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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


The Shadow of Subversion

David M. Doyle and Liam O’Callaghan

in Capital Punishment in Independent Ireland: A Social, Legal and Political History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620276
eISBN:
9781789629545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620276.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the abolition of the death penalty in Ireland. The Criminal Justice Act 1964, introduced by the Minister for Justice and staunch abolitionist Charles Haughey, removed the death ... 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


The Legacy of the 1964 Rules

Mike McConville and Luke Marsh

in The Myth of Judicial Independence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198822103
eISBN:
9780191861192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822103.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the aftermath of the executive–judicial conflict through an analysis of the impact of the 1964 version of the Judges’ Rules. This includes scrutiny of the technical-legal ... 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


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


Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Kevin Albertson, Mary Corcoran, and Jake Phillips (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Criminal justice used to be thought of as a field autonomous from politics and the economy, with the management of crime and punishment being seen as essentially the responsibility of government. ... More


Ireland's District Court: Language, immigration and consequences for justice

Kate Waterhouse

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095276
eISBN:
9781781707548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095276.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

For the uninitiated, the Irish District Court is a place of incomprehensible, organised chaos. This detailed account of the court’s criminal proceedings, based on an original study that involved ... 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


Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal Justice: International Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Pamela Ugwudike, Peter Raynor, and Jill Annison (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447332961
eISBN:
9781447333005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332961.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book explores how evidence-based skills and practices can reduce re-offending, support desistance, and encourage service user engagement during supervision in criminal justice settings; and how ... 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


The Sky is Falling: Inciting Subversion and the Defense of Liu Xiaobo

Joshua Rosenzweig

in Liu Xiaobo, Charter 08 and the Challenges of Political Reform in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139064
eISBN:
9789882209732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139064.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines Liu as a target of criminal prosecution. It provides a careful and detailed historical review of the offence of inciting subversion, on which Liu was convicted. The chapter ... 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


Mobilized by Injustice: Criminal Justice Contact, Political Participation, and Race

Hannah L. Walker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190940645
eISBN:
9780190940683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190940645.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Springing from decades of abuse by law enforcement and an excessive criminal justice system, members of over-policed communities lead the current movement for civil rights in the United States. ... 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


Conclusion: What has been learned

Kevin Albertson, Mary Corcoran, and Jake Phillips

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The chapters in the book demonstrate the sheer scale of marketisation and privatisation that has occurred in criminal justice in the UK. There is evidence similar marketisation has occurred in other ... 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


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


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