The place of victims' preferences in the sentencing of "their" offenders

Edwards, I. (2002) The place of victims' preferences in the sentencing of "their" offenders. Criminal Law Review, 2002. pp. 689-702. ISSN 0011-135X

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How does English law treat victims' opinions as to the appropriate sentence that their offenders should receive? The issue is of particular importance since the introduction in October 2001 of the Victim Personal Statement Scheme, which aims to provide victims with a formal opportunity to have input into criminal justice decision-making. The article will consider the current position of victims' opinions in sentencing and highlight controversies within the existing law.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: sdg 16 - peace, justice and strong institutions ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/peace_justice_and_strong_institutions
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Law
Depositing User: Vishal Gautam
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2002
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2023 14:30

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