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Conditional Sentencing Decisions

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ISBN-10: 3838311426

ISBN-13: 9783838311425

Edition: N/A

Authors: Nahanni Pollard

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Proclaimed law in 1996 in Canada, the conditional sentence legislation allowed judges to order custodial sentences of less than two years be carried out in the community. The legislative intent behind the conditional sentence was to reduce prison populations, a task which appears to have failed according to some research. This finding has led some critics to attest that judges are not following Parliament's intent on how this sentence should be applied. A major concern with conditional sentencing is that it will serve to 'widen the net' and impose a custodial sanction on offenders who might not have received jail time in the first place. This research endeavours to examine whether the…    
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Book details

List price: $61.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English