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Protection for young people under the new sentencing guidelines

Protection for young people under the new sentencing guidelines
Published on: 11 March 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Protection for young people under the new sentencing guidelines
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  • What do the new sentencing guidelines aim to achieve?
  • Are there any grey areas practitioners will need to watch out for?
  • What will practitioners need to be mindful of when advising in this area?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: Jonathan Black, criminal defence practitioner at BSB Solicitors, examines the new Sentencing Council guidelines and argues that there is concern that allocation of trials to the Youth Court could leave young people facing adult penalties without the same level of procedural protection and with less defence funding. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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