UCL Faculty of Laws


Online | Key Issues In Sentencing Event

23 June 2022, 5:00 pm–6:30 pm

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This event is co-organised by UCL Centre for Criminal Law and the Sentencing Academy

Event Information

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UCL Laws

The Event

The Key Issues in Sentencing seminar series features expert speakers to discuss topical sentencing issues. They are aimed at a wide audience and offer the opportunity to ask questions of leading experts in the field.

The Speakers

  • Tom Little QC, Senior Treasury Counsel at the Central Criminal Court on ‘Where are we with whole life sentences?’
  • Dr Elaine Freer, Barrister, 5 Paper Buildings and College Teaching Officer, Robinson College, University of Cambridge 'Deferring sentencing'
  • Dr Rory Kelly, Lecturer in Criminal Evidence and Criminal Law, UCL Faculty of Laws ‘Sentencing for multiple crimes and the principle of totality'

The event will be chaired by Cynthia Akinsanya JP

The Organisers

This event has been jointly organised by UCL Centre for Centre for Criminal Law who promote research and teaching at UCL in criminal law subjects, namely substantive criminal law, criminal procedure and evidence, the criminal justice system, criminology and the philosophy and practice of punishment and the Sentencing Academy which is a research and engagement charitable incorporated organisation dedicated to developing expert and public understanding of sentencing in England and Wales. It encourages the Government to implement effective sentencing practices and informs public debate about sentencing, acting as a bridge between those with expert knowledge of sentencing, the public, and policy makers.

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