This chapter examines the punishment or sentencing of a defendant convicted of a criminal attempt. Neither the American Model Penal Code nor the 1981 Act of Great Britain give the mere fact of failure in a criminal attempt significance in sentencing. The chapter examines the varieties of failure and the resulting harm issue and discusses their implications for sentencing.
Keywords: sentencing; criminal attempt; punishment; Model Penal Code; 1981 Act; criminal failure
Chapter. 5559 words.
Subjects: Criminal Law
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