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SENTENCING, 8th Edition
by Clayton C. Ruby, C.M., Gerald Chan & Nader R. Hasan
Toronto: LexisNexis, 2012
Excerpt: Chapter 13, Imprisonment, sections 13.1 -13.8
[Footnotes omitted. They are available in a PDF version of the excerpt.]
§13.1. Imprisonment should be the penal sanction of last resort. Prison is to be used only . . . [more]