Public opinion towards the lay magistracy and the sentencing council guideline: the effects of information on attitudes

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Roberts, J.V.; Hough, Mike; Jackson, J.; Gerber, M.M.;
  • Publisher: Oxford Journals
  • Subject: law

Public opinion surveys have long documented public criticism of ‘lenient’ sentencers. There are two principal perceptions contributing to negative attitudes: a lack of community input and the view that sentencers determine sentence according to their own views. This stu... View more
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