The 2011 English ‘Riots’: Prosecutorial Zeal and Judicial Abandon

Lightowlers, C and Quirk, H (2015) The 2011 English ‘Riots’: Prosecutorial Zeal and Judicial Abandon. British Journal of Criminology, 55 (1). 65 - 85. ISSN 0007-0955



  • Lightowlers, C
  • Quirk, H
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Keywords: riots; disorder; sentencing; courts; prosecution; sentencing guidelines
  • Accepted: 18 October 2014
  • Published: January 2015
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law (Leeds) > School of Law (Leeds)
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Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2015 16:51
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