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R15

Author Don Weatherburn
Published January 1988
Report Type General Report Series
Subject Court processes and delay; Sentencing
Keywords Sentencing, penalties, Court of Criminal Appeal, appeals, judgements

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Summary

Aim

This report contains the results of an analysis of some 500 Court of Criminal Appeal judgements. Providing a general description of the dominant features of the appeal process in sentencing, and an assessment of some of the legal assumptions underlying the process.