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Sentencing in Canada (1999)

A summary of the purpose and principles of sentencing and the range of sentencing options in Canada, including imprisonment, intermittent imprisonment, dangerous offender declaration, conditional sentence, fines and community service, restitution, probation and conditional and absolute discharge. Download

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Electronic Monitoring (2000)

An examination of electronic monitoring technology and programs worldwide, particularly their use in the United States and their introduct ion in Canada. Discusses electronic monitoring from the offender’s perspective and reviews the issues surrounding electronic monitoring. Download

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Community Corrections (1998)

A discussion of the evolution of community corrections over the past 30 years. Among the general issues explored are cost, reduction of prison populations, net widening, effectiveness, humanitarianism and public opinion. Download

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Conditional Sentences (2000)

An analysis of the use of the conditio nal sentence of imprisonment in Canada since this new sentencing option was introduced in 1996. Discusses the impact of conditional sentences on incarceration rates, and canvasses a number of interpretational difficulties that have arisen out of the legislation. Includes a discussion of five Supreme Court of Canada…

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