Sentencing Mentally Disordered Offenders in England and Wales: Towards a Rights-Based Approach

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This article makes an ethical, legal and practical case for a different approach to sentencing mentally disordered offenders that gives greater weight to the offender's human rights than the Court of Appeal in Vowles and Edwards and the Sentencing Council's recent guidelines.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)98-112
Number of pages15
JournalCriminal Law Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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  • sentencing
  • human rights
  • criminal law
  • criminal justice
  • Criminology
  • Mental Health Act
  • Mental health

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