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Peer Review Status: Unrefereed
Title: International Evidence Review of Conditional (Suspended) Sentences
Authors: Armstrong, Sarah
McIvor, Gill
McNeill, Fergus
McGuinness, Paul
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Citation: Armstrong S, McIvor G, McNeill F & McGuinness P (2013) International Evidence Review of Conditional (Suspended) Sentences. Scottish Government - Learning & Justice - Justice. SCCJR Research Reports, 01/2013. Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research.
Issue Date: Jan-2013
Publisher: Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research
Series/Report no.: SCCJR Research Reports, 01/2013
Abstract: First paragraph: In this report we summarise the international research on conditional sentences. According to our terms of reference, we sought evidence on such sentences and the effect they have been shown to have on: - sentencing: have judges made use of such sentences in cases which otherwise would have resulted in immediate custodial sentences, and is there any evidence of net widening? - reoffending: what impact have conditional sentences had on the consequent involvement of people in the criminal justice system? - perceptions: what do the public, sentencers, offenders and others think about conditional sentences?
Type: Research Report
Rights: The Authors assert their right under the Copyright, Design and Patents Act, 1988 to be identified as the author of this work. Permission is granted to reproduce any part or all of this report for personal and educational use only. Commercial copying, hiring or lending is prohibited. Copyright © Authors 2013
Affiliation: University of Glasgow
Applied Social Science
University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow

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