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To What Extent Does Law Reform Achieve Justice in the Criminal Justice System?

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To What Extent Does Law Reform Achieve Justice in the Criminal Justice System?
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English criminal law Criminal law Homicide Criminal defenses Mandatory sentencing Sentencing Provocation Jury Manslaughter in English law Sentence Criminal justice Murder in English law
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English criminal law Criminal law Homicide Criminal defenses Mandatory sentencing Sentencing Provocation Jury Manslaughter in English law Sentence Criminal justice Murder in English law
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Law reform, when compare to existing laws in place highlights the positive effect which it has had upon society in terms of achieving justice. The introduction of mandatory sentencing for ‘one-punch’ offenders and the drafting of new laws regarding the partial defence of provocation reflect the improvements achieved through law reform. Finally, the injustice of juries and the jury system has highlighted the need for further law reform in the criminal justice system. The introduction of new ‘one punch law’ targeting king-hitting offenses demonstrates the use of law reform to achieve greater justice. Barry O’Farrell’s ‘one-punch law’ establishes a mandatory sentence of 4 years for individuals convicted of killing anyone as an indire...
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