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Sentenced To Smart Justice: A Report On The Proposed Extension Of The Presumption Against Short Sentences

INSIGHT | 21st May 2019

In 2018, Community Justice Scotland commissioned research to explore potential impacts of an extension to the Presumption Against Short Sentences from 3 to 12 months.

This research compares the needs experienced by people given a community sentence and people given a custodial sentence of 12 months or under.

Download the full report here.