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Sentencing Guidelines: Exploring the English Model

Andrew Ashworth and Julian V. Roberts


This volume is the first devoted to exploring the definitive sentencing guidelines in England and Wales. Although there is a vast literature on sentencing guidelines across the United States, the English guidelines have attracted almost no attention from scholars. The book will be of interest to many countries since the English guidelines represent the only alternative to the US schemes. A number of other jurisdictions have expressed a desire to introduce more structure to sentencing and the English scheme offers a real alternative. Contributing authors explore a range of issues relating to th ... More

Keywords: Sentencing guidelines, sentencing, structured sentencing, punishing offenders

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199684571
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684571.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Ashworth, editor
Vinerian Professor of English Law, University of Oxford

Julian V. Roberts, editor
Professor of Criminology, University of Oxford

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