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  • Criminal Lawby Nicola Padfield

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 49.99

    The Core Text Series provides students with reliable, concise, value-for-money coverage of key legal disciplines. Each title in the series seeks to strip its subject to the core - identifying the fundamental principles which underlie it and concentrating on the most important topics - while continuing to identify the intellectual challenges and difficulties... more...

  • Beyond the Tariffby Nicola Padfield

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    This book is a study of the workings of the Discretionary Lifer Panels of the Parole Board, the body charged with the responsibility for making decisions on the release of discretionary life sentence prisoners. It traces the origins and development of the Discretionary Lifer Panels following the landmark Weeks and Thynne decisions of the European Court... more...

  • Who to Release?by Nicola Padfield

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book is concerned to explore the changing role of the Parole Board across the range of its responsibilities, including the prediction of risk and deciding on the release (or continued detention) of the growing number of recalled prisoners and of those subject to indeterminate sentences. In doing so it aims to rectify the lack of attention that... more...

  • Exercising Discretionby Loraine Gelsthorpe; Nicola Padfield

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    The exercise of discretion in the criminal justice system and related agencies often plays a key part in decisions which are made, but definitions of discretion are not clear, and despite widespread recognition of its importance there is much controversy on its nature and legitimacy. This book seeks to explore the importance of discretion to an... more...

  • Release from Prisonby Nicola Padfield; Dirk Van Zyl Smit; Frieder DŁnkel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Release from prison is matter of increasing interest throughout Europe. On the one hand, arguments about the need to reduce prison numbers, as well the consistent findings that prisoners can be integrated into society more effectively if they are subject to a period of supervision in the community, have made early release policies attractive to governments... more...

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