oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Sentencing - can the computer help?
|Article Title||Sentencing - can the computer help?|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Criminology, University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1994|
|Pages||50 - 56|
|Keyword(s)||Computerised diagnostic tool, Fiscal reasons, Juridical system, Legislation, Organisational information circuits, Overcrowded prison, Parole criteria, Penological grounds, Pretrial incarcerations and Restrict imprisonment|
In the 7(1) issue of Acta Criminologica, the writer published a comprehensive discussion of sentencing movements in the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States of America (US). What became apparent from this discussion was the realisation that sentencing has become an area which is beset with problems, both in terms of what sentencing aims at achieving and in terms of its ability to reach those aims within the organisational arena of juridical policy.
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