Custody or Community:balancing the risk of reoffending and risk of harm aganst the 'need' for custodial sentences
This article explores proportionality in relation to punishment and particularly considers whether custody is the most appropriate option - specifically in relation to low level offending. The article considers Sentencers approach to the measure of 'so serious' in realtion to justification for custodial disposals.
Citation : Baldwin, L. (2015) Custody or Community;balancing the risk of re offending and risk of harm aganst the 'need' for custodial sentences. Inside Time, April 2015 190, 13
Research Institute : Institute for Research in Criminology, Community, Education and Social Justice