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By Julian V. Roberts

This cutting edge quantity explores a primary factor within the box of sentencing: the standards which make a sentence roughly critical. All sentencing structures permit courts discretion to think about mitigating and irritating elements, and plenty of legislatures have positioned a few such components on a statutory footing. but many questions stay in regards to the conception and perform of mitigation and aggravation. Drawing on criminal and sociological views and reading mitigation and aggravation in quite a few jurisdictions, the essays supply useful illustrations of particular elements in addition to theoretical justifications. After the foreword by way of Andrew von Hirsch, a few participants deal with large conceptual concerns raised at sentencing. those contributions are via numerous empirical chapters together with an exploration of private mitigation in English courts. The authors are best students from a variety of universal legislation jurisdictions together with England and Wales, the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

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