Criminal Sentencing as Practical Wisdom (Paperback)Graeme Brown (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 244 x 169 mm
This book is a tour de force in the exposition of sentencing policy ... It is analytical in its approach yet is thoroughly accessible for any serious student of sentencing policy and practice ... It is a book that deserves careful study for anyone interested to understand the difficult nature of the sentencing task, the ubiquitous character of judicial discretion, and the complexity of the overlap between judicial practice and official policy. -- Warren Brookbanks, Professor of Criminal Law and Justice Studies, AUT Law School * New Zealand Criminal Law Review *
In this significant new contribution to the sentencing literature, the author explores the approach to sentencing found in many common law jurisdictions...there is much to learn from this volume which will generate much discussion in many jurisdictions. -- Julian V Roberts, University of Oxford * The Canadian Criminal Justice Association *
This is a worthwhile book for both academics and practitioners, since there is plenty of content to satisfy these normally diverse interests. -- Sheriff F R Crowe * The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland *
[A] well-written and comprehensive insight into sentencing ... which makes an important contribution to international sentencing research. -- Lorana Bartels, University of Canberra * Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology *
[C]ompelling reading ... [T]his book provides a fascinating insight into the views of the ... judiciary, and should be essential reading for anyone who is interested in the philosophy of sentencing. -- Pamela R Ferguson, University of Dundee * The Edinburgh Law Review *
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