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Clive Anderson presents the series analysing the legal issues of the day.

1/4. Sentencing

An increase in gun and knife crime has brought inevitable calls for tougher sentences to deter violent criminals. But there is little evidence of any real correlation between the severity of sentencing and the incidence of crime. A panel of senior judges, lawyers and academics debate the options open to the courts.

[Rpt of Wed 8.00pm].

45 minutes

Last on

Sat 19 May 2007 22:15