Description - Principled Sentencing by Andrew von Hirsch
This new, third edition of Principled Sentencing offers students of law, legal philosophy, criminology and criminal justice a wide-ranging selection of the leading scholarship on contemporary sentencing. The volume offers readers critical readings relating to the key moral, philosophical and policy issues in sentencing today. It contains many new readings on subjects that have recently emerged and which have consequences for sentencing in many jurisdictions. The contents of each chapter consists of a selection of readings, some very recent, some more timeless - but each in its own way important to the field. As before, each chapter begins with an introduction by one of the editors accompanied by a selection of further readings. All the chapters have been substantially revised, as have the editorial introductions.
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Author Biography - Andrew von Hirsch
Andrew Ashworth, QC, DCL, FBA is the Vinerian Professor of English Law at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of All Souls College. Andrew von Hirsch is Honorary Professor of Penal Theory and Penal Law at the University of Cambridge and an Honorary Fellow of Wolfson College. Julian Roberts is Professor of Criminology at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Worcester College.