Ancillary Orders

Ancillary orders may be imposed on individuals by judges or magistrates. Depending on the type of order, this can occur following either conviction or acquittal for an offence. This need for something for the order to be attached to, whether that be a sentencing exercise or an acquittal, is why the word ancillary is used. […]

Sentencing Trends in England and Wales (2002-2022)

A new analysis of sentencing trends between 2002 and 2022 has been conducted by the Sentencing Academy. This bulletin, which is the first in a series, documents changes in sentencing severity during this period and finds that whilst the use of custody and the average custodial sentence length has declined for summary offences, both have […]