custodial sentence

(redirected from Community sentences)
Translations

custodial sentence

[kʌsˌtəʊdɪəlˈsɛntəns] ncondanna ad una pena detentiva
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
A report by the Centre for Justice Innovation (CJI) found that changes in policy north of the border have led to an 18% rise in community sentences over the past decade.
Extending a presumption against short prison sentences and encouraging greater use of more effective community sentences will better tackle re-offending, Michael Matheson said.
Justice Secretary Michael Matheson said the figures showed that community sentences, including community payback orders (CPOs), which replaced community service, were a better way to cut reoffending than dishing out short jail terms.
This is completely unacceptable in our society and I was appalled to learn that they only received community sentences.
5 per cent of defendants in Warwickshire magistrates courts are jailed - with community sentences being used instead.
More community sentences were needed in a bid to crack down on reoffending rates instead of relying on prison.
Provisions in the bill include ensuring that all community sentences include an element of punishment, making deferred sentencing possible to allow restorative justice to be offered and introducing monitoring of offenders' movements through GPS tracking.
Crime experts say the figures prove that community sentences are failing to protect the public.
Chris Grayling also revealed that almost all community sentences will include some form of punishment when he implements changes to the Crime and Courts Bill.
The Howard League for Penal Reform has found that between 2005 and 2010, 2,275 men and 275 women in Wales and England died while under probation supervision, either on community sentences or having left prison.
A JUDGE has called for a full report into community sentences after it emerged some offenders are being turned away from unpaid work because there is nothing for them to do.
Court ordered community sentences are more effective, by eight percentage points, at reducing one-year proven reoffending rates than custodial sentences of less than 12 months for similar offences.

Full browser ?