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A Practical Approach to Sentencing

Fifth Edition

Martin Wasik

12 June 2014

ISBN: 9780199695812

360 pages
Paperback
244x170mm

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A Practical Approach

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Formerly known as Emmins on Sentencing, this new edition offers a comprehensive and practical guide to this rapidly moving area of criminal law. Written by Professor Martin Wasik and providing detailed treatment of recent sentencing legislation, A Practical Approach to Sentencing is an essential purchase for all criminal practitioners.

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Formerly known as Emmins on Sentencing, this new edition offers a comprehensive and practical guide to this rapidly moving area of criminal law. Written by Professor Martin Wasik and providing detailed treatment of recent sentencing legislation, A Practical Approach to Sentencing is an essential purchase for all criminal practitioners.

  • A comprehensive treatment of this frequently-changing area of the law, with a strong focus on the points likely to arise in day-to-day practice
  • A completely revised and updated edition of Emmins on Sentencing, covering all new developments in sentencing law and practice
  • Practical discussion of more discrete areas of sentencing law and practice, such as orders against parents and the sentencing of mentally disordered offenders
  • Extremely user-friendly and easy to navigate, with practical checklists, flowcharts, and examples

New to this edition

  • Takes full account of all recent legislation in the area, including the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act
  • Offers analysis of all significant new cases, including Cairns [2013] EWCA Crim 467, Perkins [2013] EWCA Crim 323, Saunders [2013] EWCA Crim 1027 and Burinskas [2014] EWCA Crim 334
  • Completely re-worked as part of the A Practical Approach series, the book provides an expert overview of sentencing practice and procedure in an attractive and accessible format

About the Author(s)

Martin Wasik, Professor of Criminal Justice, Keele University

Martin Wasik CBE is Professor of Law at Keele University. He was formerly chairman of the Sentencing Advisory Panel (1997-2007). He is author of Emmins on Sentencing (4th edn, 2001), and has been a contributor to Blackstone's Criminal Practice since 1991.

Table of Contents

    1:The Sentencing Process
    2:General Provisions in Sentencing
    3:Custodial Sentences: Adult Offences
    4:Custodial Sentences: Offenders Under 18
    5:Custodial Sentences: Mandatory and Prescribed Sentences
    6:Community Sentence
    7:Referral Orders and Reparation Orders
    8:Deferment, Binding Over, and Discharge
    9:Compensation, Restitution and Surcharge
    10:Orders Against Parents
    11:Fines
    12:Orders of Disqualification and Exclusion
    13:Mentally Disordered Offenders
    14:Sentencing for a Range of Offences
    15:Sentencing Appeals and the Statutory Consequences of Conviction

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