Penal populism, sentencing councils and sentencing policy / Arie Freiberg and Karen Gelb Sentencing policy and practice : the evolving role of public opinion / Julian V. Roberts Penal scandal in New Zealand / John Pratt Dealing the public in : challenges for a transparent and accountable sentencing policy / David Indermaur Myths and misconceptions : public opinion versus public judgment about sentencing / Karen Gelb The Minnesota sentencing guidelines / Richard S. Frase The United States Sentencing Commission / Nancy Gertner English sentencing guidelines in their public and political context / Andrew Ashworth The New South Wales Sentencing Council / Alan Abadee The Sentencing Commission for Scotland / Neil Hutton The Victorian Sentencing Advisory Council : incorporating community views into the sentencing process / Arie Freiberg A perspective on the work of the Victorian Sentencing Advisory Council and its potential to promote respect and equality for women / Thérèse McCarthy Sentencing reform in New Zealand : a proposal to establish a sentencing council / Warren Young A sentencing council in South Africa / Stephan Terblanche A federal sentencing council for Australia / Australian Law Reform Commission Institutional mechanisms for incorporating the public / Neil Hutton Does it matter? Reflections of the effectiveness of institutionalised public participation in the development of sentencing policy / Rob Allen and Mike Hough.
"With particular emphasis on the emerging role of sentencing commissions, advisory councils or panels in a number of English speaking countries, this book brings together the theoretical perspectives on the role of the public in the development of sentencing policy."--Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references and index.