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‘Post-decision Decision-making’

Carolyn Hoyle and Mai Sato.

in Reasons to Doubt

January 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law; Human Rights and Immigration. 13776 words.

This chapter examines the Criminal Cases Review Commission's policy on post-decision decision-making, focusing on what happens in cases when the Commission has decided there are no grounds...

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Making Sense of Decision-making

Carolyn Hoyle and Mai Sato.

in Reasons to Doubt

January 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law; Human Rights and Immigration. 10812 words.

This chapter examines decision-making and the use of discretion within the Criminal Cases Review Commission using socio-legal analysis, with particular emphasis on the application of the...

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Decision-making from Application to Outcome

Carolyn Hoyle and Mai Sato.

in Reasons to Doubt

January 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law; Human Rights and Immigration. 12263 words.

This chapter examines how law, policy, and culture shape organisational decision-making at the Criminal Cases Review Commission. Drawing on Chun Wei Choo's concept of a ‘knowing...

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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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The Definitive Guideline on Assault Offences

Neil Hutton.

in Sentencing Guidelines

July 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 8571 words.

The chapter examines the ways in which sentencing decision making is defined and justified in the definitive guideline on assault offences issued by the Sentencing Council for England and...

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Procedural Roles

Valerie P. Hans and Rebecca K. Helm.

in The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Process

April 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Criminal Law. 9930 words.

This chapter examines the procedural roles of professional judges, lay judges, and lay jurors in criminal adjudication. It considers the relationships between each actor and other...

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Expanding the Crime Business

Geoff Dean, Ivar Fahsing and Petter Gottschalk.

in Organized Crime

August 2010; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 7088 words.

This chapter examines the second phase of expanding a crime business. It first considers the entrepreneurial capability of decision-making under conditions of uncertainty before turning to...

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Negotiating Order

Nigel Fielding.

in Community Policing

November 1995; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 9576 words.

This chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine what community policing is. A key concern is whether there is anything distinctive in decision-making by community...

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Politics and Morality in Major Crime Reviews

Cheryl Allsop.

in Cold Case Reviews

February 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 11339 words.

This chapter examines the politics in relation to major crime reviews inherent in the everyday workings of the review team, evident in the decision making relevant to what is to be reviewed...

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Governments

Ian O'Donnell.

in Justice, Mercy, and Caprice

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 6463 words.

By deciding whom to execute and whom to spare, the fledgling Irish state was asserting its sovereignty and flagrantly displaying its power to deflect the law from the lethal outcome it was...

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Butler and the Perfsormative

in Language of the Gun

February 2006; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 4318 words.

This chapter explores the performative turn in the United States through a reading of Judith Butler. Practice theory is a realm that brings together decision making and symbolism in a...

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Property Offences 2

Janet Loveless.

in Complete Criminal Law

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 11005 words.

This chapter examines property offences in Great Britain, focusing on fraud and making off without payments. It explains the key provisions of the Fraud Act 2006 for different types of...

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Sartre and the Phenomenological Gaze

in Language of the Gun

February 2006; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 6296 words.

This chapter begins with an analysis of the phenomenological approach embodied in the work of Jean-Paul Sartre. Sartre's play Les mains sales offers an illustration of this approach. It...

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Guiding Judicial Discretion: Extralegal Punishment Factors

Paul H. Robinson.

in Intuitions of Justice and the Utility of Desert

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 18854 words.

The criminal law's formal criteria for assessing punishment are typically contained in criminal codes, the rules of which fix an offender's liability and the grade of the offense. A look at...

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Justice, Mercy, and Caprice

Ian O'Donnell.

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Criminal Law. 336 pages.

Justice, Mercy, and Caprice is a work of criminal justice history that speaks to the gradual emergence of a more humane Irish state. It is a close examination of what can be...

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Multiple Allegations

Penney Lewis.

in Delayed Prosecution for Childhood Sexual Abuse

April 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 17003 words.

Many CSA cases involve multiple complaints and/or multiple complainants. Rules based on the balance of probative value and prejudicial effect generally govern the admissibility of evidence...

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Non-treatment of Severely Disabled Newborns and Criminal Liability Under Spanish Law1

Sergio Romeo-Malanda.

in The Criminal Justice System and Health Care

November 2007; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 10031 words.

This chapter examines whether medical professionals in Spain can be held criminally responsible if they withdraw life-sustaining treatment from severely disabled newborn babies. The focus...

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Victim Rights in Civil Law Jurisdictions

Johanna Göhler.

in The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Process

April 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Criminal Law. 10906 words.

This chapter discusses the issue of victim rights in criminal justice processes in civil law jurisdictions, using supranationally applicable European Union law on victim rights as well as...

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Criminal law process

Jeremy Horder.

in Ashworth’s Principles of Criminal Law

May 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 11902 words.

This Chapter discusses the process of criminal law. The focus is on the importance of the exercise of official discretion, on the criminal law in action, and on the role of bureaucracy in...

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Constructing Cases with Science

MIKE REDMAYNE.

in Expert Evidence and Criminal Justice

March 2001; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 16945 words.

This chapter examines the potential of forensic science to contribute to the promotion of accurate decision-making. It evaluates some detail at how forensic science is employed in police...

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