Chapter 4. Diversion from Prosecution at Court and Effective Sentencing

  1. Amanda E. Perry1,
  2. Cynthia McDougall1 and
  3. David P. Farrington2
  1. Carol Hedderman and
  2. Mike Hough

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713532.ch4

Reducing Crime: The Effectiveness of Criminal Justice Interventions

Reducing Crime: The Effectiveness of Criminal Justice Interventions

How to Cite

Hedderman, C. and Hough, M. (2005) Diversion from Prosecution at Court and Effective Sentencing, in Reducing Crime: The Effectiveness of Criminal Justice Interventions (eds A. E. Perry, C. McDougall and D. P. Farrington), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713532.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of York, UK

  2. 2

    University of Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470023730

Online ISBN: 9780470713532

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Keywords:

  • criminal process;
  • systematic tensions;
  • decision-making filters;
  • crown prosecution service;
  • crime rates

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Evaluating Court Practice

  • Court Diversion

  • Effective Sentencing

  • Making Sentences More Effective

  • References