Crown appeals against sentence in Victoria : results and implications of an empirical study

Edney, Richard 2005, Crown appeals against sentence in Victoria : results and implications of an empirical study, Australian law journal, vol. 79, no. 8, pp. 513-516.

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Title Crown appeals against sentence in Victoria : results and implications of an empirical study
Author(s) Edney, Richard
Journal name Australian law journal
Volume number 79
Issue number 8
Start page 513
End page 516
Publisher Lawbook Co
Place of publication North Ryde, N.S.W.
Publication date 2005
ISSN 0004-9611
Summary Empirical study between 2002 and 2004 on decisions of the Victorian Court of Criminal Appeal relating to sentencing appeals - increase in number of Crown appeals - possible reasons - increasing success of Crown appeals - implications for criminal justice system - higher success on the basis of manifest inadequacy for the Crown than for sentenced persons on the same ground of manifest excess - reconsideration of principles concerning Crown appeals.
Language eng
Field of Research 180110 Criminal Law and Procedure
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2005, Lawbook Co.
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30003182

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Law
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