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Popular PunishmentOn the Normative Significance of Public Opinion$
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Jesper Ryberg and Julian V. Roberts

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199941377

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941377.001.0001

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Public Opinion and Democratic Control of Sentencing Policy

Public Opinion and Democratic Control of Sentencing Policy

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(p.146) 7 Public Opinion and Democratic Control of Sentencing Policy
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Popular Punishment
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Christopher Bennett

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941377.003.0008

Against a background of considerations of reasons for giving the public input into sentencing matters, this chapter recommends a citizen jury system. It is argued that sentencing by jury has several advantages over other models of democratic control.

Keywords:   democratic control, jury system, sentencing

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