Mackenzie, Geraldine (2006) Consistency in sentencing and discounts for guilty pleas. In: 20th Conference of the International Society for Reform of the Criminal Law (ISRCL 2006), 2-6 Jul 2006, Brisbane, Australia.
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Consistency, and avoiding undue disparity, is a central tenet of the sentencing system. Whilst consistency is a key sentencing goal, it must be balanced against other important goals, such as fairness and accountability. This paper explores the issue of consistency in the particular context of guilty pleas.
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|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)|
|Publisher:||International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law|
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|Depositing User:||Mrs Cynthia Douglass|
|Faculty / Department / School:||Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Law|
|Date Deposited:||25 May 2009 11:20|
|Last Modified:||05 Sep 2013 02:27|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||sentencing; discounts; consistency; guilty please|
|Fields of Research (FoR):||18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180110 Criminal Law and Procedure|
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