When Is a Sentence Manifestly Excessive?

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This collaborative work by Paul McGorrery from the Sentencing Advisory Council and Matthew Weatherson from the Judicial College of Victoria examines 100 successful sentence appeals in Victoria between 2014 and 2020 to better understand when a sentence is manifestly excessive. The article was published in the Alternative Law Journal following a peer review process, and a pre-print version is reproduced here with permission.

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