Key Issues in Sentencing seminar

May 25, 2022
We are holding the first in a new series of ‘Key Issues in Sentencing’ seminars on Thursday 23 June at the UCL Faculty of Laws. The event will run from 5pm

Sentencing Guidance, the Sentencing Council, and Black & Ethnic Minority Offenders

May 23, 2022
Our new paper by Professor Julian V. Roberts and Professor Andrew Ashworth examines the guidance currently provided by the Sentencing Council in respect of ethnic disparities in sentence outcomes and

Scottish Sentencing Council publishes Mental Health and Sentencing literature review

May 12, 2022
The Scottish Sentencing Council has today published a literature review we produced for them examining the issue of sentencing offenders with mental disorders. The report is authored by Dr Ailbhe

The Kalisher Trust / Sentencing Academy Internship

May 9, 2022
The Kalisher Trust and the Sentencing Academy are delighted to offer the opportunity for an outstanding candidate to undertake an internship at the Sentencing Academy. The internship, paid at the

Pre-Sentence Reports: A review of policy, practice and research

April 20, 2022
The Sentencing Academy has published a new paper by Professor Gwen Robinson (University of Sheffield) examining the use of Pre-Sentence Reports at sentencing in England and Wales. Read the full

Koci Selamaj sentenced for the murder of Sabina Nessa

April 8, 2022
Orla Slattery, Lecturer, Nottingham Law School Koci Selamaj was today sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 36 years for the murder of Sabina Nessa, a teacher, last September. 

February / March 2022 Newsletter

March 31, 2022
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Sentencing Domestic Abuse: A Review of the Practical Issues

February 16, 2022
The Sentencing Academy has published a new paper by our Kalisher Trust intern, Anna Draper, exploring the practical issues arising from the Sentencing Council’s 2018 Overarching Principles: Domestic Abuse guideline.

Sentencing Academy Thesis Prize

February 11, 2022
The Sentencing Academy is pleased to announce a new annual prize for the best Masters level dissertation relating to sentencing research, policy and / or practice in England and Wales. The

December 2021 / January 2022 Newsletter

January 31, 2022
The December 2021 / January 2022 edition of our newsletter can be downloaded here:
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