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The influence of double jeopardy on the sentencing process

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dc.contributor.author Coffey, Gerard
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-20T11:17:17Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-20T11:17:17Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5132
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Double jeopardy jurisprudence evolved in the common law in response to the inherent deficiencies in medieval criminal procedure and the draconian punishments imposed on defendants. This common law principle proscribes repeated attempts to convict an accused for the same criminal offence following an acquittal, or indeed the imposition of multiple punishments on conviction for the same offence. The objective of this paper is to examine the influence of double jeopardy on the sentencing process in circumstances where the trial court or the appellate court is effectively imposing multiple punishments for the same criminal offence. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Thomson Reuters (Professional) Ireland Ltd en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Irish Criminal Law Journal;16 (1), pp. 8-13
dc.rights Coffey, Gerard, The influence of double jeopardy on the sentencing process, 16 (1), pp. 8-13, 2006 in Irish Criminal Law Journal reproduced with permission of Thomson Reuters (Professional) UK Ltd., This is the author's original manuscript and has not been edited. The definitive, published, version of recoard is available here: http://www.westlaw.ie/ en_US
dc.subject double jeopardy en_US
dc.subject sentencing en_US
dc.subject appeals en_US
dc.subject retrials en_US
dc.subject credit for time served en_US
dc.title The influence of double jeopardy on the sentencing process en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2016-07-19T10:04:52Z
dc.description.version Accepted
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1118469
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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