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Jurisdictional differences in sentencing practice: insights from the National Jury Sentencing Study

Warner, Kate; Bartels, Lorana; Gelb, Karen


This paper examines jurisdictional differences in sentencing practice, drawing on data from the National Jury Sentencing Study. This surveyed 989 jurors from 159 jury trials in sexual (n=128) and serious non-sexual violence (n=31) cases across Australia (except Western Australia). The inter-jurisdictional nature of our Study enabled us to observe differences in relation to the time between verdict and sentence; the length of sentencing remarks; and the use of aggregate (or global) and separate...[Show more]

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Date published: 2022-04
Type: Journal article
Source: Judicial Officers Bulletin


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