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Sentencing and the legitimacy of trial justice

Ralph J. Henham

Sentencing and the legitimacy of trial justice

by Ralph J. Henham

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Administration of Criminal justice,
  • Philosophy,
  • Punishment,
  • Sentences (Criminal procedure)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRalph Henham
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK5001 .H46 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25185538M
    ISBN 109780415671415, 9780203806739
    LC Control Number2011004645

    Legitimacy and Criminal Justiceis the first study of the perceived legitimacy of legal institutions outside the U.S. The authors investigate relations between courts, the police, and communities in the U.K., Western Europe, South Africa, Slovenia, South America, and Mexico, demonstrating the importance of social context in shaping those relations. Taking into account the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act and the Coroners and Justice Act , the book's inter-disciplinary approach places the legislation and guidelines on sentencing in the context of criminological research, statistical trends and theories of by:

    sentence, in criminal law, punishment that a court orders, imposed on a person convicted of criminal activity. Sentences typically consist of fines, corporal punishment, imprisonment for varying periods including life, or capital punishment, and sometimes combine two or more the United States, the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution bans "cruel and unusual punishments.   In seeking to comprehend the punishment of international crimes through the comparative contextual analysis of trial processes, it challenges our present understanding of how and why particular sentencing outcomes are produced and the perceived legitimacy of international trial by: 7.

      Beyond Justice is a serious book that provides a fascinating study of law's limitations confronting mass crimes of historical importance. As the most thorough study of one of the most important, though ultimately vexed, trials of the twentieth century, Beyond Justice is something of a landmark that deserves a wide : Rebecca Wittmann. Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice avg rating — 0 ratings — published Want to Read saving /5(6).


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Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice is well written, informative, and offers wealth of comparative and crossdisciplinary assessments. The text is ideal for graduate students as well as criminal justice professionals within the disciplines of criminal justice, sociology, and international law.'Cited by: 4.

Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice. Author: Ralph Henham New York: Routledge, p. Rreviewer: Wes Reber Porter │ March At several key points, a criminal justice system communicates with the community it protects: the prosecutorial offices through its charging decisions, the jury through its verdicts, and the judiciary through its sentences.

Get this from a library. Sentencing and the legitimacy of trial justice. [Ralph J Henham] -- "This book discusses the under-researched relationship between sentencing and the legitimacy of punishment.

It argues that there is an increasing gap between what is perceived as legitimate. Sentencing and the legitimacy of trial justice book this from a library. Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice. [Ralph Henham] -- This book discusses the under-researched relationship between sentencing and the legitimacy of punishment.

It argues that there is an increasing gap between what is perceived as legitimate punishment. In so doing the book should help policy-makers in appreciating the likely implications for criminal trials of ‘mainstreaming’ restorative forms of justice.

Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice firmly ties the issue of legitimacy to the relevant context for delivering ‘justice’. It suggests a need to develop the tools and Cited by: 4. The paper explores the link between penal ideology and international trial justice from the perspective of sentencing.

The argument is based on the premise that the perceived legitimacy of Author: Ralph Henham. 'Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice embraces a contextual and insightful analysis of sentencing and public perception.

The overall structure of the text encompasses a number of theoretical and procedural rationales as well as criticisms that may challenge one's views regarding the existence and significance of governance within the.

The book artfully explores unchartered territory. It attempts to explain the void in the discussion between sentencing outcomes and the public’s perception of the legitimacy of our criminal justice system. Current theory and research of the structure, policies, and processes that affect sentencing do not adequately reflect, or even acknowledge, society’s perception of individual sentencing Author: Wes R.

Porter. In so doing the book should help policy-makers in appreciating the likely implications for criminal trials of ‘mainstreaming’ restorative forms of justice.

Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice firmly ties the issue of legitimacy to the relevant context for delivering ‘justice’. It suggests a Brand: Taylor And Francis.

The paper explores the link between penal ideology and international trial justice from the perspective of sentencing. The argument is based on the premise that the perceived legitimacy of punishment is directly related to effective governance in criminal justice. As such, loss of faith, or lack of moral empathy by individuals and communities with the ideologies, processes and outcomes of Cited by: 2.

Ralph Henham, Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. ISBN£85 (hbk) Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice. Show all authors. Jonathan Doak. Jonathan Doak. See all articles by this author. Search Google Scholar for this author. First Published December 3, Book Author: Jonathan Doak.

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London: Springer, ). Part I explores public attitudes to sentencing and the reasons why the public in many countries may perceive their sentencing system to lack legitimacy. Part II explores ways of enhancing public perceptions of sentencing legitimacy. This includes the outline of what a “high legitimacy” sentencing regime would look by: 2.

Sentencing, Legitimacy, and Public Opinion 49 1. if a prison sentence for a term of 10 or more years is prescribed as the lowest limit for a specific offence, such a limit may be lowered to 3. Recent publications include Beyond Punishment: Achieving International Criminal Justice (, with Mark Findlay), and Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice ().

He is a co-editor of Ashgate’s series on International and Comparative Criminal Justice and an editorial board member of the International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice.

Exploring the relationship between sentencing and the legitimacy of trial justice. Author starting point for this paper is the paradigm for conceptualising punishment described by Alan Norrie in his seminal book Crime, Reason and History In this sense, the legitimacy of criminal trial justice should be seen as something which is Author: Ralph Henham.

What is the criminal justice system for. How does it operate. How does it treat victims, suspects, defendants and offenders.

Does it work. Is it fair. Criminal Justice provides a thought-provoking and critical introduction to the challenges faced by the UK's criminal justice system including policing, sentencing and punishment at the beginning of the 21st Century.

This book discusses the under-researched relationship between sentencing and the legitimacy of punishment. It argues that there is an increasing gap between what is perceived as legitimate punishment and the sentencing decisions of the criminal courts.

Drawing on a wide variety of empirical research evidence, the book explores how sentencing. The book is a wonderful asset for all those in the common law world who must grapple with the problems involved in discretionary capital sentencing. The Honourable Mr Justice Adrian Saunders.

In so doing the book should help policy-makers in appreciating the likely implications for criminal trials of ëmainstreamingí restorative forms of justice.

Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial. In so doing the book should help policy-makers in appreciating the likely implications for criminal trials of ‘mainstreaming’ restorative forms of justice. Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice firmly ties the issue of legitimacy to the relevant context for delivering ‘justice’.

It suggests a .The United States Sentencing Commissions has produced a set of sentencing guidelines that recommend certain punishments for certain crimes while considering various factors.

Further, the judge will look at a presentence report and consider statements from the .Legitimacy and Criminal Justice is the first study of the perceived legitimacy of legal institutions outside the U.S.

The authors investigate relations between courts, the police, and communities in the U.K., Western Europe, South Africa, Slovenia, South America, and Mexico, demonstrating the importance of social context in shaping those relations.