Read e-book online Previous Convictions at Sentencing: Theoretical and Applied PDF

Read e-book online Previous Convictions at Sentencing: Theoretical and Applied PDF

By Julian V Roberts,Julian Roberts,Andreas von Hirsch

This most up-to-date quantity within the Penal idea and Penal Ethics sequence addresses one of many oldestquestions within the box of legal sentencing: may still an offender's prior convictions impact the sentence? even supposing there's an intensive literature at the definition and use of felony historical past info, the emphasis this is at the theoretical and normative facets of contemplating past convictions at sentencing. a number of authors discover the speculation underlying the perform of mitigating the punishments for first offenders, whereas others positioned forth arguments for reinforcing sentences for recidivists.

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