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The evolution of sentencing policy and practice in England and Wales, 2003–2015

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Sentencing in England and Wales has evolved in a direction apart from other common law countries. Although sentencing problems found in many Western nations are present, legislative and judicial responses have been very different. The use of custody rose steeply in the 1990s and has remained stable around that level in recent years. Crimes of violence and sexual aggression have, however, attracted increasingly longer sentences. The other principal changes are a steep increase in indeterminate...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1086/685754

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
Role:
Author
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Crime and Justice Journal website
Volume:
45
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2016-06-01
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EISSN:
2153-0416
ISSN:
0192-3234
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632205
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pubs:632205
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uuid:83fd132a-61b4-4c89-a24a-196c2ef32700
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pubs:632205
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2016-07-06

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