Parliamentary restrictions on judicial discretion in sentencing : a defence of mandatory minimum sentences (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Parliamentary restrictions on judicial discretion in sentencing : a defence of mandatory minimum sentences

Author: Lincoln Caylor; Gannon G Beaulne; Macdonald-Laurier Institute,
Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario : Macdonald-Laurier Institute, Beaconsfield, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2014. 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
Summary:
Mandatory sentencing tools have received a great deal of attention lately as the federal government continues to promote law-and-order legislation in response to the public's perception that Canada's criminal sentencing regime is overly lenient with offenders. This legislation has met with fierce criticism from members of the media and academia, and increasingly inventive attempts to subvert it by the judiciary.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lincoln Caylor; Gannon G Beaulne; Macdonald-Laurier Institute,
OCLC Number: 893013136
Language Note: Summary in English and French.
Notes: "May 2014."
Description: 1 online resource (30 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Executive summary --
Sommaire --
Introduction --
Sentencing discretion in Canada: a brief history --
Contemporary judicial reactions --
The case for mandatory minimums --
Conclusion --
About the authors --
Reference list --
Endnotes.
Other Titles: Defence of mandatory minimum sentences
Responsibility: Lincoln Caylor and Gannon G. Beaulne.
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Mandatory sentencing tools have received a great deal of attention lately as the federal government continues to promote law-and-order legislation in response to the public's perception that Canada's criminal sentencing regime is overly lenient with offenders. This legislation has met with fierce criticism from members of the media and academia, and increasingly inventive attempts to subvert it by the judiciary.

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