Sentencing young adults: getting it right

Briefing that sets out the current situation with regards to the sentencing of young adults, examines the case for considering maturity as part of the sentencing process and discusses what the benefits of this approach would be.

It then considers how a new approach to sentencing young adults could be implemented in practice, and makes the following recommendations for change.

Author: 
Jon Collins
Author: 
Gemma Lousley
Publisher: 
Criminal Justice Alliance
Published: 
2011
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