May 2021 Newsletter

May 31, 2021
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April 2021 Newsletter

April 29, 2021
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The Kalisher Trust / Sentencing Academy Internship

April 19, 2021
The Kalisher Trust and the Sentencing Academy are delighted to offer the opportunity for anoutstanding candidate to undertake an internship at the Sentencing Academy. The internship, paid at the London

March 2021 Newsletter

March 30, 2021
We have launched a monthly newsletter which rounds up sentencing developments in England and Wales and highlights any recent publications. Join our mailing list to receive this in your inbox

Community Orders: A review of the sanction, its use and operation and research evidence

March 30, 2021
The Sentencing Academy has published a new report by Dr Eoin Guilfoyle (Teaching Associate in Law, University of Bristol) examining the use of Community Orders in England and Wales. Read

Sentencing Academy response to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill

March 26, 2021
On 9 March 2021, the Ministry of Justice published the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill which will introduce many of the sentencing reforms proposed in last September’s White Paper, A

Out of Court Disposals: A review of policy, operation and research evidence

February 4, 2021
The Sentencing Academy has published a new report by Cerys Gibson (University of Nottingham) reviewing the use of out of court disposals in England and Wales. Read the full report

Essex lorry deaths: Sentencing 39 counts of manslaughter

January 22, 2021
Ronan Hughes, Gheorghe Nica, Maurice Robinson and Eamonn Harrison were today sentenced for 39 counts of unlawful act manslaughter. All four offenders were involved with people smuggling operations whereby migrants were

Sentencing Academy response to the Sentencing Council’s modern slavery offences consultation

January 8, 2021
The Sentencing Academy has submitted a response to the Sentencing Council’s consultation on a guideline for modern slavery offences (https://www.sentencingcouncil.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Modern-slavery-consultation-web.pdf). Our

The Effectiveness of Sentencing Options: A review of key research findings

January 6, 2021
The Sentencing Academy has published a new report by Dr Melissa Hamilton (Reader in Law and Criminal Justice, School of Law, University of Surrey) examining the research findings on the