Making the crime fit the penalty: The role of prosecutorial discretion under mandatory minimum sentencing. Journal of Law and Economics, 48, 591-625. Campbell, Gordon S. (2011). “Are Mandatory Minimum Sentences a Mandatory Necessity?” Public Law Advocacy. Cassell, P. G., and Luna, E. (2011). Sense and sensibility in mandatory minimum.
Sentencing Matters is a new series of incidental research papers prepared by members of the secretariat of the Sentencing Advisory Council as part of the Council’s statutory function of conducting research and disseminating information on sentencing matters. Mandatory Sentencing is the first in the series and has been authored by Dr Adrian.
Homicide Sentencing: Background Research Paper.. such matters are different and operate on the sentencing discretion and should be considered distinctly as particular categories although in the course of how they affect the exercise of. conflict surrounding the mandatory sentence has been, and is centred on its apparent.
Sentencing has been going through reform for over twenty-five years, yet political debate on the subject has changed remarkably little. By offering a complete survey of new developments in both research and policy, Sentencing Matters is certain to spark fresh dialogue on this divisive issue.
Issues Paper; Issues Paper. This Issues Paper has been prepared to gather and present information about sentencing for assaults on public officers to assist stakeholders and community members to provide their views to the Council on the sentencing of these offences. Issues Paper (full report) (PDF, 3.9 MB) Summary of Issues Paper (PDF, 189.3 KB).
When the Court does address such matters, its pronouncements should be carefully examined. In R. v. Smith, the Court struck down a seven-year mandatory minimum sentence for importing narcotics as cruel and unusual punishment under section 12 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Michael Tonry Sentencing Matters New York Oxford University Press 1996 For from AJS 101 at Glendale Community College.
Sentencing has been going through reform for a quarter century, yet the political debates on the subject have changed remarkably little. By offering a comprehensive survey of new developments in research and policy, Sentencing Matters is certain to spark fresh debate on this divisive issue.