Mackenzie, Geraldine (2006) Consistency in sentencing and discounts for guilty pleas. In: 20th International Conference of the International Society for Reform of the Criminal Law, 2-6 July 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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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||sentencing; discounts; consistency; guilty please|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180110 Criminal Law and Procedure|
|Subjects:||390000 Law, Justice and Law Enforcement > 390100 Law > 390106 Criminal Law|
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008):||UNSPECIFIED|
|Deposited On:||25 May 2009 21:20|
|Last Modified:||29 Nov 2011 10:00|
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