Shorter sentences for drug mules: The early impact of the sentencing guidelines in England and Wales

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Fleetwood, Jennifer; Radcliffe, Polly; Stevens, Alex;
(2015)

In February 2012, new sentencing guidelines for drug offences became effective in all courts in England and Wales. An explicit aim was to reduce the length of sentences for drug ‘mules’ and so make them more proportionate. This article examines their early impact drawin... View more
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