Mandatory minimum penalties in Canada : analysis and annotated bibliography / Kari Glynes Elliott, Kyle Coady.: J4-47/2016E-PDF

"This document summarizes core findings on Mandatory Minimum Penalties (MMPs) in Canada. Information and evidence are drawn from refereed publications and journals, policy/position papers, and key monographs; these publications focus on the Canadian MMP experience. This paper reviews core research findings and ideas on MMPs in Canada by showing how they are defined, their history, how they are used, and how they impact key legal system players in the sentencing process. Furthermore, this paper presents arguments supporting MMPs and arguments critiquing MMPs. An annotated bibliography of sources is appended to this document; this bibliography presents a variety of articles concerning MMPs in Canada with some relevant international articles. The annotations contain brief summaries of each article along with a set of keywords"--Introduction, p. 4.

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Department/Agency Canada. Department of Justice. Research and Statistics Division.
Title Mandatory minimum penalties in Canada : analysis and annotated bibliography / Kari Glynes Elliott, Kyle Coady.
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) "March 2016."
Title from cover.
"Serving Canadians"--Cover.
Issued also in French under title: Les peines minimales obligatoires au Canada : analyse et bibliographie annotée.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publishing information [Ottawa?] : Department of Justice Canada, Research and Statistics Division, 2016.
Author / Contributor Elliott, Kari Glynes.
Coady, Kyle.
Description 48 p.
Catalogue number
  • J4-47/2016E-PDF
Subject terms Justice system
Court decisions
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