Considers the rationale for the imposing deterrent sentences on those convicted of committing assaults in custodial settings, with reference to case law in England and Wales and Australia. Discusses Podgornoi (Aleksandr) v HM Advocate (HCJ Appeal) refusing an appeal against a headline sentence of 15 months, to run consecutively to the total period of imprisonment the appellants were serving following their convictions for murder, following their attack on a fellow prisoner.
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Scots Law Times|
|Publication status||Published - 2022|
- Prison discipline
- Sentencing guidelines