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Points of departure: Reflections on sentencing outside the definitive guidelines ranges

Abstract:

This article examines an under-explored area of sentencing law in England and Wales: sentencing outside the definitive guidelines. The issue has come to the fore as a result of judgments arising from the serious public disorder of last summer. Sentencing outside the definitive sentencing guidelines is of course not restricted to riot-related offending; other circumstances will inevitably arise which impel courts to depart from the guidelines ranges. Accordingly, it is worth exploring the ways...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Law, Centre for Criminology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Criminal Law Review
Issue:
6
Pages:
439-448
Publication date:
2012-01-01
ISSN:
0011-135X
URN:
uuid:72702ce4-55cb-4a6d-8eb5-31a5f991117b
Source identifiers:
343371
Local pid:
pubs:343371
Language:
English

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