Sentencing in Australia 8th Edition

Sentencing in Australia 8th Edition

By Mirko Bagaric, Theo Alexander, Richard Edney


$184.00 RRP

Date: 10/11/2020

Code: 9780455244570

Lawbook Co., AUSTRALIA

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Sentencing in Australia 8th Edition is the most up-to-date explanation available of sentencing law and practice across Australia. The Eighth edition of this national work strengthens its position as the preferred treatment of the subject.

Sentencing matters consume most court of appeal work and this title provides a thorough, coherent and much-needed treatment of this complex subject, which involves a wide range of interacting factors.

The Eighth edition evaluates the many and diverse developments in sentencing matters over the past year, including decision relating to:

  • the sentencing of children;
  • sentencing in a COVID-19 environment;
  • deportation and sentencing;
  • the sentencing of offenders from deprived backgrounds;
  • the expansion of aggravating and mitigating factors.

On the basis of its currency, national scope and authoritative content, Sentencing in Australia, Eighth Edition, is the logical choice in each Australian jurisdiction, for law students and practitioners alike.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Overview of sentencing law in Australia

Chapter 2 - Punishment and sentencing

Chapter 3 - Judicial reasoning in sentencing: instinctive synthesis, statutory and curial incursions

Chapter 4 - Sentencing hearings: procedural and evidential matters

Chapter 5 - Sentencing appeals

Chapter 6 - The principle of proportionality

Chapter 7 - The main sentencing objectives: general and specific deterrence, incapacitation and rehabilitation

Chapter 8 - Aggravating factors

Chapter 9 - Mitigating factors

Chapter 10 - Aboriginality

Chapter 11 - The nature of criminal sanctions

Chapter 12 - Imprisonment

Chapter 13 - Intermediate sanctions

Chapter 14 - Discharges and bonds, fines and disqualifications

Chapter 15 - Reform of sentencing law in Australia

Chapter 16 - Specific offences

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