Jail Sentences: The truth behind the headlines – Ministry of Justice

Posted September 16th, 2010 in Ministry of Justice, press releases, sentencing by sally

“Media reports last weekend claimed that not a single burglar gets the maximum jail sentence. But statements like this give the wrong impression of the criminal justice system and do not properly explain how it works. Have you ever wondered how punishments for criminals are decided? If so, read on.”

Full press release

Ministry of Justice, 16th September 2010

Source; www.justice.gov.uk