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A ‘Decision Science’ Perspective on the Old and New Sentencing Guidelines in England and Wales

Mandeep K Dhami.

in Sentencing Guidelines

July 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 7694 words.

The field of decision science has shown that decision-making can be aided by guidance that overcomes constraints of the human mind, and simplifies and clarifies the decision task. Making...

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‘A Voice Within’: Power-Holders’ Perspectives On Authority And Legitimacy

Anthony Bottoms and Justice Tankebe.

in Legitimacy and Criminal Justice

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 11959 words.

Legitimacy is now a well-established concept in the literature on criminal justice. However, the research so far completed has focused almost exclusively on what might be called audience...

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Abdicated Legacy

Florence Hartmann.

in The Milosevic Trial

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; Criminal Law. 11124 words.

Since Miloševićs death, several new trials associated with his regime have begun at the ICTY. They involve principal members of Serbia's or the FRY's state apparatus engaged in the same JCE...

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Abnormal Law: Teratology as a Logic of Criminalization

M. R. McGuire.

in The Structures of the Criminal Law

December 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 12455 words.

The idea that criminalization is predominantly motivated by rational responses to norm violations has been a familiar position within legal theory. This chapter considers one set of...

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Abolition

Harry Annison.

in Dangerous Politics

October 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 8498 words.

This chapter considers the motivations and processes that led to the abolition of the IPP sentence, and discusses the approach taken by ministers to the Imprisonment for Public Protection...

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Abolition of the Insanity Defense

Christopher Slobogin.

in Criminal Law Conversations

November 2011; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 8619 words.

This chapter presents an authoritative case for the abolition of the insanity defense. It argues that, both morally and practically, the most appropriate manner of recognizing the...

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The Abu Ghraib Misdeeds

Roberta Arnold.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

December 2004; p ublished online December 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 0 words.

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Abuse of Process

Penney Lewis.

in Delayed Prosecution for Childhood Sexual Abuse

April 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 16457 words.

Courts in most common law jurisdictions have the power to stay criminal proceedings on the ground that the trial would be an abuse of the court's process. A stay on the grounds of abuse of...

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Abuse of Process and Judicial Stays of Criminal Proceedings

Andrew L-T Choo.

September 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Book. Subjects: Criminal Law. 240 pages.

The criminal courts have a power to stop a prosecution from proceeding altogether where it would be inappropriate for it to continue. This power to stay proceedings which constitute an...

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The Abuse of Process Doctrine and Criminal Justice

Andrew L-T Choo.

in Abuse of Process and Judicial Stays of Criminal Proceedings

September 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 10665 words.

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the primary aim of the book, which is to analyse the courts' power to stay criminal proceedings which are deemed as an ‘abuse of the process...

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