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The Impact of Sentencing and Other Judicial Decisions on the Children of Parents in Conflict with the Law: Implications for Sentencing Reform

Date: 02/01/2017
Authors: Yvon Dandurand, Guest Authors: Hayli Millar Years: 2017 Document Types: Research Report Policies: Access to Justice

This report highlights the growing influence of an evolving international legal standard establishing a yet to be fully defined requirement for criminal courts to systematically recognize and consider the best interests of a child when sentencing a parent or a legal guardian.