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The Origins of Sentencing Councils and Commissions

Paul Hughes Vol_5_Issue_2_Article 4 Sentencing systems in existence in different jurisdictions vary greatly. Traditionally, jurisdictions opted for guidance in the form of legislation, guiding principles from the appellate courts, guideline judgments or a combination of these. Since the mid-1970s, a … Continue reading

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The Innocence Rights of Sentenced Offenders

Dr. Mary Rogan Volume_2_Issue_1_Article_5 Civil orders which take effect after a person has been released from a sentence of imprisonment have become more common features of Irish law. Despite representing a major departure from the principle that when a person … Continue reading

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