Sentencing as a human process. by John Hogarth

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Published by University of Toronto Press in association with the Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Ontario.

Subjects:

  • Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- Ontario,
  • Prison sentences -- Ontario,
  • Decision making

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [401]-432.

Book details

SeriesCanadian studies in criminology,, 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV8708 .H6
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 434 p.
Number of Pages434
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5449431M
ISBN 100802017509
LC Control Number73151374

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The process by which the federal Sentencing Commission developed and maintained the guidelines is less representative, open, and responsive than the procedures states followed to establish similar reforms and less consultative than the process by which the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure were adopted.

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