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Punishing Persistent Offenders: Exploring Community and Offender Perspectives

Julian V. Roberts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199283897
eISBN:
9780191700262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283897.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Despite very diverse approaches towards punishing crime, all Western jurisdictions punish repeat offenders more harshly (a practice known as the recidivist sentencing premium). For many repeat ... More


The Enhanced Culpability Model

Roberts Julian V

in Punishing Persistent Offenders: Exploring Community and Offender Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199283897
eISBN:
9780191700262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283897.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Can recidivists be considered more culpable than first-time offenders? Should the seriousness of offenders' previous convictions be taken as evidence of their enhanced culpability for the current ... More


Paying for the Past: The Recidivist Sentencing Premium

Roberts Julian V

in Punishing Persistent Offenders: Exploring Community and Offender Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199283897
eISBN:
9780191700262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283897.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Should previous criminal convictions count against offenders at sentencing? If they are relevant for the purposes of sentencing, how should they be considered? How much weight should they carry ... More


Explaining Public Attitudes: The Intuitive Sentencer and the Intuitive Psychologist

Roberts Julian V

in Punishing Persistent Offenders: Exploring Community and Offender Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199283897
eISBN:
9780191700262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283897.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Establishing that the public reject a policy which excludes consideration of an offender's previous convictions at sentencing is insufficient; we need to better understand the psychology and ... More


Multiple Offenders and the Question of Desert

Youngjae Lee

in Sentencing for Multiple Crimes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190607609
eISBN:
9780190607630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607609.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter advances the proposition that while multiple offenders are more culpable than single-crime offenders and should thus be treated differently, multiple offenders should not be punished to ... More


The Intuitive Sentencer: Public Attitudes to Prior Offending

Roberts Julian V

in Punishing Persistent Offenders: Exploring Community and Offender Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199283897
eISBN:
9780191700262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283897.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Where does the intuitive sentencer stand with respect to the use of previous convictions at sentencing? At first glance the answer would seem straightforward. A survey of the general public in the ... More


Retributive Approaches to Previous Convictions

Roberts Julian V

in Punishing Persistent Offenders: Exploring Community and Offender Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199283897
eISBN:
9780191700262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283897.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

As noted earlier, retributive sentencing theorists fall into one of two camps: advocating a flat-rate approach in which previous convictions play no role, or espousing the very limited use of priors ... More


Sentenced Individuals' Reactions to the Recidivist Sentencing Premium

Roberts Julian V

in Punishing Persistent Offenders: Exploring Community and Offender Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199283897
eISBN:
9780191700262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283897.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter turns to the critical question of the practice of imposing harsher sentences on recidivists. It describes participants' general reaction to the concept of harsher sentencing for repeat ... More


Reconceptualizing the Recidivist Sentencing Premium

Roberts Julian V

in Punishing Persistent Offenders: Exploring Community and Offender Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199283897
eISBN:
9780191700262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283897.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reviews the principal findings and conclusions of the volume, discusses the role that public opinion should play, and makes some modest proposals with respect to the sentencing of repeat ... More


Sentencing the Multiple-Conviction Offender: Diminished Culpability for Related Criminal Conduct

Julian V. Roberts and Jan W. de Keijser

in Sentencing for Multiple Crimes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190607609
eISBN:
9780190607630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607609.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter focuses on the punishment of offenders sentenced for multiple offenses that have not been separated by independent prosecution and sentencing. Most scholars believe that the striking ... More


The View From the Dock: Perceptions of Sentenced Offenders

Roberts Julian V

in Punishing Persistent Offenders: Exploring Community and Offender Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199283897
eISBN:
9780191700262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283897.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter draws upon interviews with a sample of repeat offenders conducted in 2007. The interviews explored convicted offenders' reactions to the criminal sentencing process, and in particular, ... More


Punishment and Democracy: Three Strikes and You're Out in California

Franklin E. Zimring, Gordon Hawkins, and Sam Kamin

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195171174
eISBN:
9780199849765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171174.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

“Getting tough on crime” has been one of the favorite rallying cries of American politicians in the last two decades, and “getting tough” on repeat offenders has been particularly popular. “Three ... More


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