By Mike Redmayne
the felony Trial.
Including an in-depth research of the nature facts provisions of the legal Justice Act 2003, this e-book assesses the arguments for and opposed to utilizing personality facts to end up a defendant's guilt. It explores the sentencing provisions within the comparable Act, in addition to the overall use of felony checklist and different personality proof to worsen and mitigate sentence.
Issues tested throughout the publication contain: mental and philosophical debates in regards to the balance of personality; criminological learn on recidivism and the character of felony careers; moral debates in regards to the use of earlier behaviour to turn out present or destiny offending; the method of reasoning underlying using undesirable personality proof; even if undesirable personality proof is prejudicial; and using hazard overview tools to categorise offenders as harmful. via combining
insights from legislation, psychology, criminology, and philosophy, Redmayne reassesses using personality within the legal trial and displays at the importance of the law's expanding emphasis on character.
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