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Andrew Ashworth, Vinerian Professor of English Law, University of Oxford,Julian V. Roberts, Professor of Criminology, University of Oxford
Andrew Ashworth, Q.C., is Vinerian Professor of English Law, University of Oxford and a Fellow of All Souls College. He is the author of Sentencing and Criminal Justice (5th edn.,, Cambridge University Press). Other recent volumes include Principled Sentencing (3rd edn., with A. von Hirsch and J.V. Roberts) and Proportionate Sentencing (Oxford University Press, with A. von Hirsch). He teaches sentencing courses at the University of Oxford.
Julian V. Roberts is a Professor of Criminology in the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. Sentencing has been his principal area of research and teaching since 1984. Recent books include: Mitigation and Aggravation at Sentencing (Cambridge University Press, 2011); The Role of Previous Convictionsat Sentencing (Oxford: Hart Publishing, with A. von Hirsch); Punishing Persistent Offenders (2008, Oxford University Press); Principled Sentencing (with A. von Hirsch et al., 2009; Oxford: Hart). Roberts teaches sentencing courses at the University of Oxford.
Table of Contents
1. The Origins and Structure of Sentencing Guidelines in England and Wales, Andrew Ashworth and Julian V. Roberts 2. The Struggle for Supremacy in Sentencing, Andrew Ashworth 3. Exploring the Success of Sentencing Guidelines, Nicola Padfield 4. Sentencing Guidelines for Murder: From Political Schedule to Principled Guidelines, Barry Mitchell 5. Victims, Sentencing Guidelines and the Sentencing Council, Ian Edwards 6. The Definitive Guideline on Assault Offences: The Performance of Justice, Neil Hutton 7. Sentencing Guidelines: New Findings from the Crown Court Survey, Julian V. Roberts 8. Remorse and Sentencing: An Analysis of the Sentencing Guidelines and Sentencing Practice, Hannah Maslen and Julian V. Roberts 9. The Role of Public Opinion in Formulating Sentencing Guidelines, Mike Hough and Amy Kirby 10. Nothing Personal: The Impact of Personal Mitigation at Sentencing since Creation of the Council, John Cooper 11. A 'Decision Science' Perspective on the Old and New Format Guidelines, Mandeep Dhami 12. Comparing Sentencing Guidelines: Do the US Systems have anything Worthwhile to offer England and Wales?, Kevin Reitz 13. The Origins and Evolution of Sentencing Guidelines: A Comparison of England and Wales and New Zealand, Warren Young and Andrea King 14. Living without Guidelines, Tom O'Malley 15. The Struggle for Sentencing Reform: Will the English Guidelines Spread?, Cyrus Tata 16. Sentencing Guidelines and EU Law, Estella Baker