‘Maturity’ is key when sentencing young people – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted September 1st, 2011 in news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“Courts should pay more attention to a young person’s ‘maturity’ and less to their age when making sentencing decisions, a report by two criminal justice groups has recommended.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 1st September 2011

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk