Table of Contents

Foreword by the Honourable Mr. Justice William J. Vancise
CHAPTER 1: Introduction
CHAPTER 2: A Brief History of Punishment and Sentencing
CHAPTER 3: The Justifications for Punishment
CHAPTER 4: Judicial Discretion and the Methodology of Sentencing
CHAPTER 5: Substantive Principles of Sentencing
CHAPTER 6: Rules of Sentencing
CHAPTER 7: Aggravating and Mitigating Factors
CHAPTER 8: The Sentencing Hearing: Establishing the Factual Basis for Sentencing
CHAPTER 9: Sentencing Options
CHAPTER 10: Murder and Manslaughter
CHAPTER 11: Preventive Detention
CHAPTER 12: The Role of the Appellate Courts
CHAPTER 13: The Future of Sentencing
POSTSCRIPT: The Supreme Court of Canada Decisions in R. v. Latimer and R. v. Knoblauch
Table of Cases

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