A Practical Approach to Sentencing

Paperback | July 12, 2014

byMartin Wasik

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Sentencing is one of the fastest moving areas of law, with frequent legislative changes and hundreds of reported appellate decisions each year. A Practical Approach to Sentencing - a completely updated and revised new edition of Emmins on Sentencing - offers the most comprehensive coverageof modern sentencing law, making it an essential purchase for all criminal practitioners.The book provides a clear and complete guide to the sentences which are available to the courts, describing the powers of sentencing which can be used and how they are likely to be exercised in practice by the Crown Court or magistrates' courts. Offering guidance and analysis on sentencingprinciples and procedures, the book also provides a practical summary of relevant sentencing guidelines and leading guideline decisions. With thorough coverage and explanation of the changes brought about by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act, this new edition is anindispensable guide for criminal practitioners at all levels.The A Practical Approach series is the perfect partner for practice work. Each title focuses on one field of the law, providing a comprehensive overview of the subject together with clear, practical advice and tips on issues likely to arise in practice. The books are also an excellent resource forthose new to the law, where the expert overview and clear layout promote clarity and ease of understanding.

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Sentencing is one of the fastest moving areas of law, with frequent legislative changes and hundreds of reported appellate decisions each year. A Practical Approach to Sentencing - a completely updated and revised new edition of Emmins on Sentencing - offers the most comprehensive coverageof modern sentencing law, making it an essen...

Martin Wasik CBE is Professor of Law at Keele University. He was formerly chairman of the Sentencing Advisory Panel (1997-2007). He is author of Emmins on Sentencing (4th edn, 2001), and has been a contributor to Blackstone's Criminal Practice since 1991.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 9.61 × 6.69 × 0.01 inPublished:July 12, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199695814

ISBN - 13:9780199695812

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Table of Contents

1. The Sentencing Process2. General Provisions in Sentencing3. Custodial Sentences: Adult Offences4. Custodial Sentences: Offenders Under 185. Custodial Sentences: Mandatory and Prescribed Sentences6. Community Sentence7. Referral Orders and Reparation Orders8. Deferment, Binding Over, and Discharge9. Compensation, Restitution and Surcharge10. Orders Against Parents11. Fines12. Orders of Disqualification and Exclusion13. Mentally Disordered Offenders14. Sentencing for a Range of Offences15. Sentencing Appeals and the Statutory Consequences of Conviction