oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The imposition and implementation of life imprisonment
|Article Title||The imposition and implementation of life imprisonment|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1996|
|Pages||95 - 101|
|Keyword(s)||Advisory Council, Curtail individual freedom, Discretionary life sentence, Distinct group of prisoners, Indefinite preventive detention, Judicial norms, Mandatory life imprisonment, Parole board, Process of democratisation, Psychological damage, Recommendation, Release procedure, Resocialisation and Violent crime rate|
Life imprisonment is one of the harshest penal sanctions. The term imprisonment for life is interpreted diversely in different countries. Courts impose life imprisonment for various crimes and prison authorities treat life-sentence prisoners in specific ways.
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