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Quiz Impact Sentencing

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A quiz on the influence of impact on sentencing decisions
 
QUIZ 25 QUESTIONS
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Who said that punishment must depend on the circumstances of the offender?

2

When has research shown that mitigation is important?

3

Who argued that punishment for a gang member may need to be longer than for an effeminate 20 year old?

4

How many circumstances affecting sensibility did Bentham have?

5

Which of these is not an example of a group for which imprisonment will have a harsher impact?

6

Who argued that justice requires fair warning not necessarily equal impact?

7

When was the paper that argued this written?

8

Which section of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 says the court is 'not prevented' from taking mitigating circumstances into account?

9

Which section of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 says that the court is not prevented from imposing a community sentence rather than custody in light of mitigating circumstances?

10

What does the court have the discretion to apply?

11

What is the key point regarding personal mitigation?

12

How might assessing seriousness of offending look at personal factors?

13

What does case law suggest?

14

In which case did a 62 year old with angina have his appeal dismissed?

15

In which case did an 81 year old sex offender have his appeal dismissed?

16

In which case did a 68 year old sex offender in poor health have 13 years reduced to 10?

17

In which case did an 80 year old convicted murderer already have his reduction incorporated into his 10 year sentence?

18

In which case did a 52 year old disabled man who had substantial aggravating factors in abuse of his step-sons have his appeal dismissed?

19

In which case was it held that an offenders treatment by other inmates was not a factor to which the court can have proper regard?

20

Which Rule of the Prison Rules 1999 allows for segregation?

21

Which case is an example of the offender not coming with clean hands?

22

What percentage of women in prison have a child under 16?

23

What percentage of women in prison have a child under 5?

24

What percentage of women in prison are lone parents?

25

In which case did the court take account of the offender being a single mother and the distance from her children?


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