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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1350/jcla.2010.74.1.608|
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Justice is not traduced by the 'instant-solution' of penalty notices for disorder solely in terms of guilty people getting a soft sanction; it is also traduced because it is likely that a proportion of innocent people caught in unfortunate circumstances are persuaded to accept a penalty notice or caution as a better risk than going to court and exposing themselves to a full hearing. There is a significant risk that suspects will feel pressured to accept a caution (and necessarily admit guilt) unaware that this will remain on their record.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2010 Vathek Publishing Ltd|
|Keywords:||crime; justice; penalty notices; shop lifting; Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001; cautions|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Law
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
|Depositing User:||Gary Slapper|
|Date Deposited:||06 Apr 2010 11:37|
|Last Modified:||06 Aug 2016 07:13|
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