Sigrid van Wingerden
S.G.C. van Wingerden is Associate Professor of Criminology at Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology, Department of CriminologyProfile page
Dutch prosecutorial guidelines contribute to consistency in judicial decision-making by providing a starting point for thinking, but with room for individualization: an inspiration for other countries in structuring prosecutorial decision-making?
We live in a risk society, many scholars contend. Attempting to eliminate all risks, criminal punishment is no longer based on guilt, but on one’s risk of jeopardizing the security of others in the future. Just theory? Or also sentencing practice?