Sentencing: The Practitioner's Guide,
also available online in CriminalSource
, clearly provides analysis of the principles of sentencing and the range of sentences for offences.
- Offence introductions summarizing the general principles applicable to an offence
- Commentary setting out the minimum and maximum penalties prescribed by the Criminal Code and the available sentencing options
- Key aggravating factors outlining circumstances that might lead to heavier sentencing
- Relevant offender characteristics outlining personal considerations that will affect your client's sentence
- Tables of case summaries
Offering quick, comprehensive access to legal principles, case law and decisions of Canada's highest courts, this invaluable resource provides the insight and information to let you determine the most appropriate sentence and plea considerations for your client.