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Proportionate Sentencing: Exploring the Principles

Andrew von Hirsch and Andrew Ashworth

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272600
eISBN:
9780191709692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272600.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The principle that a sentence should be proportionate to the seriousness of the offence remains at the centre of penal practice and scholarly debate. This book explores highly topical aspects of ... More


Extending Sentences for Dangerous Offenders?: The Bottoms–Brownsword Model

Andrew von Hirsch and Andrew Ashworth

in Proportionate Sentencing: Exploring the Principles

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272600
eISBN:
9780191709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272600.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter takes a critical look at a model proposed by Anthony Bottoms and Roger Brownsword for imposing extended sentences for especially dangerous offenders. It explores some of the possible ... More


Dangerous Politics: Risk, Political Vulnerability, and Penal Policy

Harry Annison

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198728603
eISBN:
9780191795428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728603.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book brings together relevant literature in law, criminology, and politics to provide insights into the nature of British penal politics, the role of the judiciary and pressure groups, and the ... More


Origins: The Third Way, the Public Voice, and Political Vulnerability

Harry Annison

in Dangerous Politics: Risk, Political Vulnerability, and Penal Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198728603
eISBN:
9780191795428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728603.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers why dangerous offenders were considered to be a pressing issue by the New Labour government at the turn of the century. It argues that there existed three central drivers for ... More


Trial of Juveniles

John Sprack and Michael Engelhardt–Sprack

in A Practical Approach to Criminal Procedure

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198843566
eISBN:
9780191932403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843566.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

A juvenile is normally tried by magistrates in a special form of magistrates’ court, known as the ‘youth court’. In the circumstances described below, it is either obligatory or possible for a ... More


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