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Sentencing Handbook By Anthony Edwards

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A practical guide to the complex law of sentencing in the context of sentencing guidelines. It offers coverage of the law and practice of sentencing relating to both magistrates' court and the Crown Court.

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Sentencing Handbook: Sentencing Guidelines in the Criminal Courts by Anthony Edwards

This new handbook is designed as a highly practical guide to the complex law of sentencing in the context of sentencing guidelines. The overarching guidelines are fully described in the text and the updated magistrates' court guidelines are set out in full. The handbook offers comprehensive coverage of the law and practice of sentencing relating to both magistrates' court and the Crown Court. Prepared for both defense litigators, to assist in preparation, and advocates, to assist in presentation, it will prove invaluable as a quick reference in court. The book also helps prosecutors with their duties as to sentencing effective under the Criminal Procedure Rules from 6th April 2009. In addition, the free accompanying CD-ROM enables fast and easy access to relevant guidance from the Sentencing Guidelines Council. "The Sentencing Handbook" takes full account of the: Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000; Criminal Justice Act 2003; and, Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008. The guide also incorporates all the expected forthcoming changes likely to be introduced in 2009 such as those on case allocation and the new Youth Court sentences.

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About Anthony Edwards


Anthony Edwards is the senior partner of TV Edwards, London, and a criminal law specialist which includes working as a duty solicitor. Anthony was appointed to the Sentencing Guidelines Council to assist in the application of consistent sentencing in all the courts in England and Wales. He is author of Fixed Fees in the Criminal Courts (Law Society, 2008) and co-author of Criminal Defence, 3rd Edition (Law Society, 2008), Joanne Savage is a solicitor and spent 15 years in the magistrates' courts service latterly as Senior Legal Adviser and is an accredited regional trainer of magistrates and legal advisers in the West Midlands. Joanne is Secretary to the Sentencing Guidelines Council.

Table of Contents


1. Purposes and principles of sentencing 2. The sentencing process; 3. Obligatory sentences and dangerous offenders; 4. Available primary sentences; 5. Ancillary sentencing powers; 6. Mental health orders; 7. Breach proceedings; 8. Sentencing of youths; Magistrates Courts Sentencing Guidelines.

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GOR005383418
Sentencing Handbook: Sentencing Guidelines in the Criminal Courts by Anthony Edwards
Anthony Edwards
Used - Very Good
Hardback
The Law Society
2009-05-19
424
1853285692
9781853285691
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