Sentencing in Australia
Publication Date 11 Oct 2017
OverviewSentencing in Australia Fifth Edition is the most up-to-date explanation available of sentencing law and practice across Australia. Now in its fifth release in as many years, this national work strengthens its position as the preferred treatment of the subject. Sentencing matters consume most court of appeal work and this title provides a thorough, coherent and much-needed treatment of this complex subject, which involves a wide range of interacting factors. The Fifth Edition evaluates the many and diverse developments in sentencing matters over the past year, including High Court and other superior court decisions, and important legislative changes. It is updated to include: recent sentencing statistics; detailed outline of the various aspects of the sentencing process which are incorporated into the instinctive synthesis methodology; expanded consideration of the theories which underpin sentencing law; a new chapter on sentencing appeals; and a new section on the sentencing principles for a wide range of offence types. On the basis of its currency, national scope and authoritative content, Sentencing in Australia Fifth Edition is the logical choice in each Australian jurisdiction, for practitioners and law students alike.