Journals Higher Education

Proportionate Sentencing

Exploring the Principles

Andrew von Hirsch and Andrew Ashworth

Oxford Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice

  • Re-examines the concept of giving criminal their 'just deserts'
  • Explores the relevance of restorative justice to proportionality theory
  • Considers its applicability to the cases of dangerous, socially deprived, or juvenile offenders