Sentencing Guidelines

Some articles on sentencing, sentencing guidelines, guideline, guidelines:

Mugging (robbery) - United Kingdom - England and Wales - Sentence
... It is also subject to the mandatory sentencing regime under the Criminal Justice Act 2003 ... On the 25 July 2006 the Sentencing Guidelines Council published Definitive Guideline on Robbery ... R v Mitchell (2005) All ER (D) 74, the sentencing guidelines provided in Attorney General's References (Nos 4 and 7 of 2002) (2002) EWCA Crim 127 no longer apply to street robbery ...
Blakely V. Washington - Dissenting Opinions
... Before Washington enacted its guidelines scheme, there was remarkable disparity among sentences meted out for similar offenses ... Guidelines schemes have the effect of reducing this disparity by channeling the discretion of sentencing judges, who are told how to weigh what factors when computing a sentence ... By enacting its sentencing guidelines, Washington did not intend to "manipulate the statutory elements of criminal offenses or circumvent the procedural protections of the Bill of ...
United States Federal Sentencing Guidelines - History - Enabling Legislation
... The Guidelines are the product of the United States Sentencing Commission, which was created by the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984 ... The Guidelines' primary goal was to alleviate sentencing disparities that research had indicated was prevalent in the existing sentencing system, and the guidelines reform was specifically intended to ... This refers to sentencing whose actual limits are determined at the time the sentence is imposed, as opposed to indeterminate sentencing, in which a sentence with ...