Biography

Julian Roberts is currently a member of the Sentencing Council of England and Wales, Associate Editor of the European Journal of Criminology and Visiting Research Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Minnesota.

Julian has authored or co-authored 8 books, the most recent of which is 'Paying for the Past' (with Richard Frase) published by the Oxford University Press. He has edited or co-edited 17 scholarly volumes and 6 special issues of peer review journals. 

Julian has been a Visiting Professor at a number of universities, including: Visiting Professor, European Public Law Program, Athens (2015); Global Law School, University of Haifa (2012);  Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge (2012); Visiting International Professor, Faculty of Law, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2009-2010);  School of Law, King’s College London (2009-2010; 2005-2006); Faculty of Law, Catholic University of Leuven (2007-2008).

He is co-Director of the Criminal History Project located in the Robina Institute, Faculty of Law, University of Minnesota. This multi-year project is conducting research into the use of prior convictions in the US sentencing guidelines. Findings from the project will appear in a book to be published by the Oxford University Press in 2017 (co-author Professor Richard Frase).

In addition to this project, Julian Roberts has just completed an international research study examining the sentencing of offenders convicted of multiple crimes. This has resulted in a collection of essays to be published in 2017 by Oxford University Press. The volume is entitled 'More than a Single Crime: Sentencing Offenders Convicted of Multiple Offences'. The book is edited by Julian Roberts, Jesper Ryberg and Jan de Keijser.

Books Authored or Co-authored:

Roberts, J.V. and Frase, R. Paying for the Past. New York: Oxford University Press

Roberts, J.V. (2015) Criminal Justice. A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Mitchell, B. and Roberts, J.V. (2012) Sentencing for Murder. Oxford: Hart Publications.

Roberts, J.V. (2008) Punishing Persistent Offenders. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Roberts, J.V. and Hough, M. (2005) Understanding Public Attitudes to Criminal JusticeMaidenhead: Open University Press. Chinese Translation published in 2010.

Roberts, J.V. (2004) The Virtual Prison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hough, M. and Roberts, J.V. (2004) Youth Crime and Youth Justice: Public Opinion in England and Wales. Bristol: The Policy Press.

Roberts, J.V., Stalans, L.S., Indermaur, D., and Hough, M. (2003) Penal Populism and Public Opinion. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Roberts, J.V. and Stalans, L. (1997) Public Opinion, Crime, and Criminal Justice. Boulder: Westview Press.

 

 

Publications

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  • J Roberts, Criminal Justice. A Very Short Introduction. (University of Oxford. 2015)
  • J Roberts and Mike Hough, 'Empirical Sentencing Research: Options and Opportunities' in (ed), Exploring Sentencing Practice in England and Wales (Palgrave macMillan 2015)
  • J Roberts (ed), Exploring Sentencing. Empirical and Normative Aspects of Legal Punishment in England and Wales. (Palgrave 2015) (forthcoming)
    ISBN: 978-1-137-39039-4
  • J Roberts and Jose Pina Sanchez, 'Paying for the Past: The Role of Previous Convictions at Sentencing in the Crown Court' in (ed), Exploring Sentencing Practice in England and Wales (Palgrave MacMillan 2015)
  • J Roberts and Ben Bradford, 'Sentence Reductions for a Guilty Plea: New Empirical Evidence from England and Wales ' (2015) Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (forthcoming)
  • Barry Mitchell and J Roberts, 'Sentencing for Murder Drawing Lessons from Research' in (ed), Exploring Sentencing Practice in England and Wales (Palgrave Macmillan. 2015)
  • J Roberts and Keir Rogers, 'Sentencing Practices and Trends in England and Wales, 1999-2013' in (ed), Exploring Sentencing Practice in England and Wales (Palgrave MacMillan 2015)
  • J Roberts and Hannah Maslen, 'After the Crime: Retributivism, Post-Offence Conduct and Penal Censure.' in A. Simester, U. Neumann and A. du Bois-Pedain (eds), Liberal Criminal Theory: Essays for Andreas von Hirsch (Hart Publishing. 2014)
  • J Roberts, 'Clarifying the Role of Public Opinion in Sentencing Policy and Practice' in J. Ryberg and J.V. Roberts (eds), Popular Punishment: The Normative Significance of Public Opinion for Sentencing Theory and Practice (Oxford University Press 2014)
    ISBN: 978-0-19-994137-7
  • J Roberts and Michelle Grossman (eds), Criminal Justice in Canada. A Reader (5th edn Nelson 2014)
    ISBN: 978-0-17-655789-8
  • J Roberts and Jan de Keijser, 'Democratizing Punishment: Sentencing, Community Views and Values' (2014) Punishment and Society. The International Journal of Penology
  • J. Ryberg and J Roberts (eds), Popular Punishment: The Normative Significance of Public Opinion for Penal Theory (Oxford University Press 2014)
  • J. Ryberg and J Roberts, 'Popular Punishment: The Normative Significance of Public Opinion for Sentencing Theory and Practice' in J. Ryberg and J.V. Roberts (eds), Popular Punishment (Oxford University Press 2014)
  • J Roberts and J. Pina-Sanchez, 'Previous Convictions at Sentencing: Exploring Empirical Trends in the Crown Court ' [2014] Criminal Law Review 575
  • J Roberts and O. Yalinchak, 'Risk, Retribution, and Prior Record Enhancement Provisions in State Sentencing Guidelines' (2014) 26 Federal Sentencing Reporter 177
  • J Roberts and Plesnicar, M, 'Sentencing, Penal Legitimacy and the Public' in G. Meszko and J. Tankebe (eds), Legitimacy and Criminal Justice in Europe (Springer 2014)
  • Barry Mitchell and J Roberts, 'Bringing Principles and Fairness Sentencing for Murder' (2013) 24 Criminal Law Forum 501
  • J Roberts, 'Exploring Sentencing Guidelines outside the United States' in (ed), Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Springer 2013)
  • J Roberts, 'Mitigating and Aggravating Factors at Sentencing' in (ed), Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Springer 2013)
  • J Roberts, 'Sentencing Guidelines in England and Wales: Recent Developments and Emerging Issues' (2013) Law and Contemporary Problems
  • J Roberts, 'Sentencing Patterns in England and Wales: Findings from the Crown Court Sentencing Survey. ' in A. Ashworth and J. Roberts (eds), Sentencing Guidelines: Exploring the English Model (University of Oxford. 2013)
  • J Roberts and H. Bebbington, 'Sentencing Reform in Canada: Promoting a Return to Principles and Evidence-based Policy ' (2013) 17 Canadian Criminal Law Review 327
  • J Roberts and O. Gazal-Ayal, 'Sentencing Reform in Israel: An Analysis of the Statutory Reforms of 2012 ' (2013) 46 Israel Law Review 455
  • A. Ashworth and J Roberts (eds), Structured Sentencing in England and Wales: From Guidance to Guidelines (Oxford University Press 2013)
  • Andrew Ashworth and J Roberts, 'The Origins and Evolution of Sentencing Guidelines in England and Wales.' in (ed), Sentencing Guidelines: Exploring the English Model (Oxford University Press 2013)
  • Hannah Maslen and J Roberts, 'The Role of Remorse at Sentencing: An Analysis of Guidelines and Empirical Practice' in A. Ashworth and J. Roberts (eds), Sentencing Guidelines: Exploring the English Model (University of Oxford. 2013)
  • J Roberts and Marie Manikis, 'Victim Personal Statements: Latest (and last) Trends from the Witnesses and Victims Experience Survey in England and Wales' (2013) Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Edna Erez and J Roberts, 'Victims and the Sentencing Process' in (ed), Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Springer 2013)
  • J Roberts, 'Sentencing Guidelines in England and Wales: Recent Developments ' (2012) Punishment and Society. The International Journal of Penology
    ISBN: 1462-4745
  • B. Mitchell and J Roberts, Exploring the Mandatory Sentence for Murder (Oxford: Hart Publishing 2012)
    ISBN: 9781849462280
  • J Roberts, 'Points of Departure: Reflections on Sentencing Outside the Definitive Guidelines Ranges ' [2012] 6 Criminal Law Review 439
  • L. Zedner and J Roberts (eds), Principled Approaches to Criminal Law and Criminal Justice: Essays in Honour of Andrew Ashworth. (Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2012)
  • J Roberts, M. Hough and J. Jackson, 'Public Attitudes toward the Lay Magistracy and the Sentencing Council Guidelines: The Effects of Information on Opinion ' (2012) British Journal of Criminology
    ISBN: 1464-3529
  • J Roberts and R. Hastings, 'Public Opinion and Crime Prevention' in D. Farrington and B. Welsh (eds), Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention. (Oxford University Press 2012)
  • M. Hough and J Roberts, 'Public Opinion, Crime, and Criminal Justice' in R. Morgan and M. Maguire (eds), Oxford Handbook of Criminology. (Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2012)
  • A. Ashworth and J Roberts, 'Sentencing. Theory, Policy, and Practice.' in R. Morgan and M. Maguire (eds), Oxford Handbook of Criminology. (Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2012)
  • J Roberts, 'Structured Sentencing in Canada and England and Wales: A Tale of Two Jurisdictions ' (2012) Criminal Law Forum
  • J Roberts, 'The Role of the Victim at Sentencing and Corrections' in K. Reitz and J. Petersilia (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Sentencing and Corrections (New York: Oxford University Press. 2012)
  • J Roberts and M. Manikis, 'Victim Impact Statements at Sentencing: Developments in Caselaw. ' (2012) Victims of Crime Research Digest
  • J Roberts and E. Erez, 'Victim Participation in the Criminal Justice System.' in R. Davis, A. Lurigio and S. Herman (eds), Victims of Crime. (Fourth Edition). (Beverly Hills: Sage. 2012)
  • J Roberts, 'Sentencing Guidelines and Judicial Discretion: Evolution of the Duty of Courts to Comply in England and Wales' (2011) British Journal of Criminology
    ISBN: 0007-0955
  • J Roberts, 'Az ítélkezési rendszer alakítása Angliában és Walesben: Tanulságok Magyarország számára? (Sentencing Reform in Hungary: Lessons from England and Wales)' in (ed), Szemle, Number 2, OKRI. (Budapest: Hungarian Institute of Criminology. 2011)
  • J Roberts, 'Community Views of Sentencing: Intuitive and Principled Responses to Offending' in M. Tonry (ed), Punishment Futures. Studies in Penal Theory and Philosophy. (Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2011)
  • J Roberts and M. Grossman (eds), Criminal Justice in Canada. (Fourth Edition) (Toronto: Thomson Nelson 2011)
  • J Roberts and S. Wallace-Capretta, 'Electronic Monitoring and Community Custody in Canada. ' in R. Bas, K. Beyens, D. Kaminski and M. Nellis (eds), Electronically Monitored Punishment: Critical Perspectives (Cullompton: Willan Publishing. 2011)
  • J Roberts and M. Hough, 'Exploring Public Attitudes to Sentencing Factors in England and Wales.' in J.V. Roberts (ed), Mitigation and Aggravation at Sentencing. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2011)
  • N. Bala, P. Carrington and J Roberts, 'Implementing Youth Justice Reform: Effects of the Youth Criminal Justice Act ' in J. Winterdyk and R. Smandych (eds), Youth Justice in Canada (Toronto: Oxford University Press 2011)
  • J Roberts, 'Introduction to Criminal Justice in Canada' in (ed), Criminal Justice in Canada (Fourth Edition) (Toronto: Pearson 2011)
  • J Roberts, 'Jury Reviews of Parole Eligibility for Life Prisoners' in (ed), Criminal Justice in Canada (Fourth Edition) (Toronto: Pearson. 2011)
  • J Roberts, M. Feilzer and M. Hough, 'Measuring Public Attitudes to Criminal Justice' in D. Gadd, S. Karstedt and S. Messner (eds), Handbook of Criminological Research Methods (London: Sage Publications. 2011)
  • J Roberts (ed), Mitigation and Aggravation at Sentencing (Cambridge University Press 2011)
    ISBN: 9780521197809
  • J Roberts, 'Past and Present Crimes: The Role of Previous Convictions at Sentencing' in J. Ryberg and C. Tamburrini (eds), Recidivist Punishments: The Philosopher’s View. (New York: Taylor and Francis. 2011)
  • J Roberts, M. Hough and A. Ashworth, 'Personal Mitigation, Public Opinion and Sentencing Guidelines in England and Wales' [2011] Criminal Law Review
  • J Roberts and M. Hough, 'Public Attitudes to the Criminal Jury: A Review of International Trends' (2011) The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice
  • B. Mitchell and J Roberts, 'Public Attitudes Towards the Mandatory Life Sentence for Murder in England and Wales: Putting Received Wisdom to the Empirical Test. ' [2011] Criminal Law Review
  • J Roberts, 'Public Perceptions of the Criminal Justice System in England and Wales. What does the Public Really think?' in S. Khan (ed), (Fabian Society 2011)
  • J Roberts, 'Punishing, More or Less: Exploring Mitigating and Aggravating Factors at Sentencing' in J.V. Roberts (ed), Mitigation and Aggravation at Sentencing (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2011)
  • M. Manikis and J Roberts, 'Recognizing Ancillary Harm at Sentencing: A Proportionate and Balanced Response' (2011) Canadian Criminal Law Review
  • B. Mitchell and J Roberts, 'Sentencing for Murder: Exploring Public Knowledge and Public Opinion in England and Wales' (2011) British Journal of Criminology
  • J Roberts and A. Rafferty, 'Sentencing Guidelines in England and Wales: Exploring the New Format' [2011] Criminal Law Review
  • J Roberts, U. Azmeh and K. Tripathi, 'Structured Sentencing in England and Wales: Lessons for India?' (2011) National Law School of India Review
  • N. Bala, P. Carrington and J Roberts, 'The Changing Face of Youth Justice: Impact of the Youth Criminal Justice Act' in (ed), Criminal Justice in Canada (Fourth Edition) (Toronto: Pearson. 2011)
  • P.J. Carrington and J Roberts, 'The Last Chance Sanction in Youth Court: Exploring the Deferred Custody and Supervision Order' in S. Anand (ed), Paradoxes of Children’s Rights: Essays in Honour of Professor Nicholas Bala. (Toronto: Irwin Law. 2011)
  • P. Stenning and J Roberts (eds), The Scholarship of Jean-Paul Brodeur (15 Canadian Journal of Criminology 2011)
  • P. Carrington, J Roberts and S. Davis-Barron, 'The ‘Last Chance’ Sanction in Youth Court: Exploring the Deferred Custody and Supervision Order' (2011) Canadian Criminal Law Review
  • J Roberts and M. Manikis, Victim Personal Statements at Sentencing: A Review of the Empirical Research. (London: Office of the Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses of England and Wales 2011)
  • J Roberts and A von Hirsch (eds), Previous Convictions at Sentencing: Theoretical and Applied Perspectives (Hart Publishing 2010)
    ISBN: 9781849460422
  • B. Mitchell and J Roberts, Public Opinion and the Law of Murder (London: Nuffield Foundation 2010)
  • J Roberts, 'Re-Examining First Offender Discounts at Sentencing.' in J.V. Roberts and A. Von Hirsch (eds), Previous Convictions at Sentencing: Theoretical and Applied Perspectives (Oxford: Hart Publishing. 2010)
  • E. Player, J. Jacobson, J Roberts, M. Hough and J. Rowbottom, 'Remanded in Custody: An Analysis of Recent trends in England and Wales' (2010) The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice
  • J Roberts, 'The Evolution of Sentencing Guidelines in England and Wales' (2010) Criminal Justice Matters
  • J Roberts and M Manikis, 'Victim Impact Statements at Sentencing: Exploring the relevance of Ancillary Harm (in press)' (2010) Canadian Criminal Law Review
  • N. Bala, P. Carrington and J Roberts, 'Youth Justice Reform in Canada: Reducing the Use of Courts and Custody without Increasing Youth Crime' in D. Smith (ed), A New Approach to Youth Justice (Cullompton: Willan Publishing. 2010)
  • J Roberts and M Hough, 'Custody or Community? Exploring the Boundaries of Public Punitiveness in England and Wales (in press)' (2010) Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • A Bottoms and J Roberts (eds), Hearing the Victim: Adversarial Justice,Crime Victims, and the State (Willan Publishing 2010)
  • J Roberts, 'The Role of the Victim at Sentencing and Corrections' in K Reitz and J Petersilia (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Sentencing and Corrections (Oxford University Press 2010)
  • J Roberts and E Erez, 'Victim Impact Statements at Sentencing: Expressive and Instrumental Purposes' in (ed), Hearing the Victim: Adversarial Justice, Crime Victims, and the State (Willan Publishing 2010)
  • N Padfield and J Roberts, 'Victims and Parole: Probative or Prejudicial?' in (ed), Hearing the Victim: Adversarial Justice, Crime Victims, and the State (Willan Publishing 2010)
  • J Roberts and E. Erez, 'Communication in Sentencing: Exploring the Expressive and the Impact Model of Victim Impact Statements' in C. Hoyle (ed), Restorative Justice (London: Routledge 2009)
  • M. Hough, J Roberts, J. Jacobson, N. Steele, and N. Moon, Determining Crime Seriousness and the Custody Threshold: An Analysis of the Public’s View (London: Sentencing Advisory Panel 2009)
  • J Roberts, 'Elektronisch toezicht: van toezichttechnologie naar een autonome sanctie (Electronic Monitoring: from Surveillance Technology to Autonomous Sanction).' in T. Daems, T.S. De Decker, L. Robert, and F. Verbruggen (eds), Elektronische Toezicht (Leuven: Leuven University Press. 2009)
  • J Roberts, 'Explaining the Enduring Appeal of the Recidivist Sentencing Premium: The Role of Blameworthiness' in A. von Hirsch et al. (ed), Principled Sentencing. Readings on Theory and Policy. (Third edition) (Oxford: Hart Publishing 2009)
  • J Roberts, 'Listening to the Crime Victim: Evaluating Victim Input at Sentencing and Parole' in M Tonry (ed), Crime and Justice (volume 38) (University of Chicago Press 2009)
  • A Ashworth, A von Hirsch and J Roberts (eds), Principled Sentencing (Third Edition) (Hart Publishing 2009)
  • J Roberts and M. Hough, Public Opinion and the Jury: A Review of International Findings. (London: Ministry of Justice 2009)
  • N. Bala, P. Carrington and J Roberts, 'The Youth Criminal Justice Act: A Qualified Success' (2009) Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • J Roberts, H. Johnson and M. Grossman, 'Trends in Crimes of Sexual Aggression in Canada' in J. Winterdyk, R. Reichel and H. Danmer (eds), A Guided Reader in Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice. (Bochum: Brockmeyer 2009)
  • E. Erez and J Roberts, 'Victim Participation in the Criminal Process: Normative Dilemmas and Practical Solutions.' in S. Shoham, P. Knepper and P. Kett (eds), The International Handbook of Criminology. (London: Taylor and Francis 2009)
  • J Roberts, '"Faint Hope" in the Firing Line: Repeal of S. 745.6?' (2009) Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice 537
  • M Hough and J Roberts, 'Crime and Criminal Justice: Exploring the Policy Options for Britain' in D Halpern, V Uberoi, I McLean and A Coutts (eds), Policy Options for Britain (Palgrave Macmillan 2009)
  • J Roberts, M Hough, J Jacobson and N Moon, 'Public Attitudes to Sentencing Purposes and Sentencing Factors: An Empirical Analysis' [2009] Criminal Law Review 771
  • J Roberts, Punishing Persistent Offenders (Oxford University Press 2008)
    ISBN: 9780199283897
  • J Roberts and J. Sprott, 'Exploring the Differences between Punitive and Moderate Penal Policies in the United States and Canada' in H. Kury and T. Ferdinand (eds), International Perspectives on Punitivity. Crime and Public Policy. Volume 4. (Bochum: Brockmeyer 2008)
  • J Roberts, 'Punishing Persistence: Explaining the Enduring Appeal of the Recidivist Sentencing Premium' (2008) British Journal of Criminology 468
    ISBN: 0007-0955
  • J Roberts, 'Reducing the Use of Custody as a Sanction: A Review of Recent International Experiences' in M. Hough, R. Allen and E. Solomon (eds), Tackling Prison Overcrowding. Build More Prisons? Sentence Fewer Offenders? (Bristol: The Policy Press 2008)
  • A Manson, P Healy, J Roberts and D Ives (eds), Sentencing and Penal Policy in Canada (Second Edition) (Emond Montgomery 2008)
  • J Roberts and E. Baker, 'Sentencing Structure and Reform in Common Law Jurisdictions.' in S. Shoham (ed), International Handbook of Penology and Criminal Justice. (Taylor and Francis. 2008)
  • J Roberts, J. Jacobson and M. Hough, 'Towards more Consistent and Predictable Sentencing in England and Wales' in M. Hough, R. Allen and E. Solomon (eds), Tackling Prison Overcrowding. Build More Prisons? Sentence Fewer Offenders? (Bristol: The Policy Press 2008)
  • J Roberts, 'Victims of Crime: Successes and Challenges in the Years to Come' (2008) Victims of Crime Research
  • J Roberts, 'Aggravating and Mitigating Factors at Sentencing: Towards Greater Consistency of Application' [2008] Criminal Law Review 264
  • J Roberts, M Hough, J Jacobson and J Bredee, 'Public attitudes to sentencing offenders convicted of offences involving death by driving' [2008] Criminal Law Review 525
  • J Roberts, 'The Role of public opinion in the development of sentencing policy and practice' in A Freiberg and K Gelb (eds), Penal Populism, Sentencing Councils and Sentencing Policy (Willan Publishing/Federation Press 2008)
  • J Roberts (ed), Criminal Justice in Canada. Third Edition. (Thomson Nelson 2007)
    ISBN: 0-19-513623-3
  • J Roberts, Criminal Justice in Canada: An Overview (Toronto: Thomson Nelson. 2007)
  • J Roberts, N. Crutcher and P. Verbrugge, 'Public Attitudes to Sentencing in Canada: Exploring Recent Findings' (2007) Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • J Roberts, 'Public Confidence in Criminal Justice in Canada: A Comparative and Contextual Analysis' (2007) Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • J Roberts and R. Hastings, 'Public Opinion and Crime Prevention: A Review of International Findings' (2007) Revue de l’Institut pour la Prevention de la Criminalite,
  • M. Hough and J Roberts, 'Public Opinion, Crime, and Criminal Justice: The British Crime Survey and Beyond' in M. Hough and M. Maxfield (eds), Surveying Crime in the 21st Century. Crime Prevention Studies. Volume 22. (Cullompton: Willan Publishing and New York: Criminal Justice Press. 2007)
  • J Roberts and T. Gabor, 'Race and Crime: A Critique' in R. Brym (ed), Society in Question. (Toronto: Thomson Nelson. 2007)
  • J Roberts, 'Serving Time at Home: The Conditional Sentence of Imprisonment' in J.V. Roberts and M. Grossman (eds), Criminal Justice in Canada. A Reader. (Toronto: Thomson Nelson 2007)
  • E. Erez and J Roberts, 'Victims and the Criminal Justice System' in B. Cutler (ed), Encylopedia of Law and Psychology. (Beverly Hills: Sage 2007)
  • J Roberts and E Baker, 'Sentencing in Common Law Jurisdictions' in S Shoham, O Beck and M Kett (eds), International Handbook of Penology and Criminal Justice (Routledge 2007)
  • N. Bala and J Roberts, 'Canada’s Juvenile Justice System: Promoting Community-based Responses to Youth Crime' in J. Junger-Tas and S. Decker (eds), International Handbook of Juvenile Justice. (Dordrecht: Springer Publications. 2006)
  • T. Sanders and J Roberts, 'Exploring Public Attitudes to Conditional Sentencing' in J. Winterdyk, L. Coates and S. Brodie (eds), Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods (Toronto: Pearson 2006)
  • J Roberts, 'Reforming Conditional Sentencing: Evaluating Recent Legislative Proposals' (2006) Criminal Law Quarterly
  • J Roberts and N. Bala, 'Juvenile Justice Reform in Canada.' in (ed), Handbook of International Juvenile Justice (Springer 2006)
  • J Roberts, 'Reducing the Use of Custody as a Sanction: A Review of Recent Strategies' (2006) Judicial Studies Institute Journal, 2006
  • J Roberts and E. Baker, 'Sentencing in Common Law Jurisdictions' in (ed), International Penology (De Sitter 2006)
  • J Roberts, 'Reducing Prison Populations: Exploring Alternative Strategies' (2005) Reform: A Journal of National and International Law Reform
  • J Roberts and Kent Roach, 'Community sentencing and the perspective of crime victims: a socio-legal analysis.' (2005) Queen's Law Journal, 2005.
  • J Roberts and E. Baker, 'Globalization and the New Punitiveness.' in (ed), The New Punitiveness: Current Trends, Theories and Perspectives (Willan Publishing 2005)
  • J Roberts, J. Unnever and F. Cullen, 'Not everyone strongly supports the death penalty: assessing weakly-held attitudes about capital punishment.' (2005) American Journal of Criminal Justice, 2005.
  • J Roberts, 'Pre-trial Custody, Terms of imprisonment and theConditional Sentence: Crediting 'Dead Time' to effect 'Regime Change' in sentencing' (2005) 9 Canadian Criminal Law Review 191
    ISBN: 1203-8660
  • J Roberts, 'Public Opinion and the Administration of Justice: Research Findings across two decades.' in (ed), Public Opinion and the Administration of Justice (Politea 2005)
    ISBN: 0032 (0) 2 289 26 10
  • J Roberts and J. Sprott, 'Punitive and moderate penal policies: explaining divergent approaches to reform in Canada and the United States.' (2005) International Journal of Comparative Criminology, 2005.
  • J Roberts, Mike Hough and L.Stalans, 'Restorative Justice and the Views of the Public.' (2005) Tijdschrift voor Herstelrecht, 2005.
  • J Roberts and S. Terblanche, 'Sentencing in South Africa: lacking in principle but delivering justice?' (2005) South African Journal of Criminal Justice, 2005.
  • J Roberts and Mike Hough, 'Sentencing young offenders: public opinion in England and Wales.' (2005) Criminal Justice, 2005.
  • J Roberts, C. Hutchison and R. Jesseman, 'Supervising conditional sentence orders: the perceptions of probation officers in Ontario.' (2005) Criminal Reports, 2005.
  • J Roberts, 'The fall and rise of the recidivist premium: recent developments in England and Wales.' (2005) Federal Sentencing Reporter, 2005.
  • J Roberts and Mike Hough, 'The state of the prisons: exploring public knowledge and opinion.' (2005) The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 2005.
  • J Roberts and M Hough, Understanding Public Attitudes to Criminal Justice (Open University Press 2005)
    ISBN: 0 335 21536X
  • J Roberts, 'Public Opinion and Youth Justice' (2004) 2004 (31) Crime and Justice 495
    ISBN: 0-226-80820-3
  • J Roberts and E. Erez, 'Communication in sentencing: exploring the expressive and the impact model of victim impact statements.' (2004) International Review of Victimology
  • J Roberts and T. Sanders, 'Exploring Public Attitudes to Conditional Sentencing' in (ed), Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods. (Pearson 2004)
  • J Roberts, 'Harmonizing the sentencing of young and adult offenders: a comparison of the Youth Criminal Justice Act and Part XXIII of the Criminal Code.' (2004) Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • J Roberts and A. von Hirsch, 'Legislating sentencing principles: the provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 relating to sentencing purposes and the role of previous convictions.' [2004] Criminal Law Review
  • J Roberts and T. Gabor, 'Living in the shadow of prison: lessons from the Canadian experience in decarceration.' (2004) British Journal of Criminology
  • J Roberts and L. Stalans, 'Public Opinion and Criminal Justice' in (ed), Encyclopedia of Criminology (Fitzroy-Dearborn 2004)
  • J Roberts, 'Public Opinion and the Evolution of Juvenile Justice Policy in the Western world.' in (ed), Youth Crime and Youth Justice: Comparative and Cross-National Perspectives (University of Chicago Press 2004)
  • J Roberts and L. Stalans, 'Restorative justice and the sentencing process; exploring the views of the public.' (2004) Social Justice Research
  • J Roberts and L. Stalans, 'Retribution' in (ed), Encyclopedia of Criminology (Fitzroy-Dearborn 2004)
  • J Roberts, 'The Future of Youth Court Sentencing in Canada' in (ed), Issues and Perspectives on Young Offenders (Thomson Nelson 2004)
  • J Roberts, The Virtual Prison. Community Custody and the Evolution of Imprisonment. (Cambridge University Press 2004)
    ISBN: 0 521 82959 3
  • J Roberts, 'An analysis of the statutory statement of the purposes and principles of sentencing in New Zealand.' (2003) Australia and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
  • J Roberts, 'An Introduction to Criminal Justice in Canada' in Roberts, Julian V. and Grossman, Michelle (eds), Criminal Justice in Canada : a Reader (Nelson Thomson Learning 2003)
  • J Roberts, Dave Indermaur, Mike Hough and Loretta Stalans, Penal Populism and Public Opinion. Lessons from Five Countries. (Oxford University Press. 2003)
    ISBN: 0-19-513623-3
  • J Roberts, 'Public opinion and mandatory sentences of imprisonment: a review of international findings.' (2003) Criminal Justice and Behaviour, 2003.
  • J Roberts, A. von Hirsch, A. Bottoms and K. Roach, Restorative and Criminal Justice. Competing or Reconcilable Paradigms? (Hart Publishing Oxford. 2003)
    ISBN: 1-84113-273-X
  • J Roberts and Kent Roach, 'Restorative Justice in Canada: From Sentencing Circles to Sentencing Principles' in A. Von Hirsch, J.V. Roberts, A. Bottoms, K. Roach, K. and M. Schiff, M. (eds), Restorative and Criminal Justice (Hart Publishing 2003)
  • J Roberts, 'Serving Time in the Community: The Conditional Sentence of Imprisonment' in Roberts, Julian V. and Grossman, Michelle (eds), Criminal Justice in Canada : a Reader (Nelson Thomson Learning 2003)
  • J Roberts and T. Gabor, 'The Impact of Conditional Sentencing: Decarceration and Widening of the Net.' (2003) Canadian Criminal Law Review, 2003.
  • J Roberts and R. Melchers, 'The Incarceration of Aboriginal Offenders: an analysis of trends, 1978-2001.' (2003) Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2003.
  • J Roberts, 'The pluses and minuses of custody: sentencing reform in England and Wales.' (2003) The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice
  • J Roberts, 'The sentencing of Juveniles in Canada: An analysis of recent reform legislation.' (2003) Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice
  • J Roberts, H. Johnson and M. Grossman, 'Trends in crimes of sexual aggression in Canada: an analysis of police-reported and victimizations statistics.' (2003) International Journal of Comparative Criminology, 2003.
  • J Roberts and N. Bala, 'Understanding sentencing under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.' (2003) Alberta Law Review
  • J Roberts, 'Victim impact statements and the sentencing process: enhancing communication in the courtroom.' (2003) Criminal Law Quarterly, 2003.
  • J Roberts and A. Edgar, 'Victim impact statements at sentencing: perceptions of the judiciary in Canada.' (2003) International Journal of Victimology
  • J Roberts and M. Hough, 'Changing Attitudes to Punishment: The Context' in J.V. Roberts and M. Hough (eds), Changing Attitudes to Punishment. Public Opinion, Crime and Justice. (Cullompton: Willan Publishing. 2002)
  • J Roberts, 'Alchemy in sentencing: an analysis of reform proposals in England and Wales.' (2002) Punishment and Society. The International Journal of Penology, 2002.
  • J Roberts and Mike Hough, Changing Attitudes to Punishment. Public opinion, crime and criminal justice (Willan Publishing 2002)
    ISBN: 1-84392-002-6
  • J Roberts and Mike Hough (eds), Changing Attitudes to Punishment: International Context. (Willan Publishing. 2002)
    ISBN: 1-84392-003-4
  • J Roberts, B. Fischer and M. Kirst, 'Compulsory drug treatment in Canada: a socio-legal history and examination of contemporary legal tools.' (2002) European Addiction Research, 2002.
  • J Roberts, 'Determining parole eligibility dates for life prisoners: lessons from jury hearings in Canada.' (2002) Punishment and Society. The International Journal of Penology, 2002.
  • J Roberts and S. Verdun-Jones, 'Directing traffic at the crossroads of criminal justice and mental health: implications of the Supreme Court judgment in R. v. Knoblauch.' (2002) Alberta Law Review, 2002.
  • J Roberts, 'Public Attitudes to Community-based Sanctions' in (ed), Changing Attitudes to Punishment (Willan Publishing 2002)
  • J Roberts and Mike Hough, 'Public Knowledge and Public Opinion of Sentencing' in (ed), Sentencing and Society: International Perspectives (Ashgate Publishing 2002)
  • J Roberts, 'Public Opinion and Sentencing Policy' in S. Rex and M. Tonry (eds), Reform and Punishment: the future of sentencing (Willan Publishing 2002)
    ISBN: 1-903240-94-8
  • J Roberts and J. Tufts, 'Sentencing Juvenile Offenders: Public Preferences and Judicial Practice.' (2002) Criminal Justice Policy Review, 2002.
  • J Roberts, 'The Evolution of Conditional Sentencing in Canada.' (2002) Criminal Reports, 2002.
  • J Roberts and P. Stenning, 'The Sentencing of Aboriginal Offenders.' (2002) Saskatchewan Law Review, 2002.
  • J Roberts, T. Gabor, K. Stein and L. Digiuilio, 'Unintentional firearms deaths:Can they be reduced by lowering gun ownership levels?' (2002) Canadian Journal of Public Health, 2002.
  • J Roberts and P. Stenning, 'Empty promises: parliament, the Supreme Court and the Sentencing of Aboriginal Offenders.' (2001) Saskatchewan Law Review, 2001.
  • J Roberts and Mike Hough, 'English Believe Sentences Soft and Rising.' in (ed), Penal Reform in Overcrowded Times (Oxford University Press 2001)
  • J Roberts, 'L'evolution et consequences de la reforme de la sentence au Canada.' (2001) Sociologie et Societes, 2001.
  • J Roberts, 'Mandatory minimum sentences of imprisonment: Exploring the consequences for the sentencing process.' (2001) Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 2001.
  • J Roberts and R. Gebotys, 'Prisoners of Isolation: research on the effects of administrative segregation.' (2001) Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2001.
  • J Roberts and Mike Hough, 'Public Opinion, Sentencing and Parole: International Trends' in (ed), Psychology in the Courts (University of Toronto Press. 2001)
  • J Roberts, 'Public Perceptions of Corrections' in (ed), Corrections in Canada (2001)
  • J Roberts, 'Race, crime and the collection of criminal justice statistics' in (ed), Crimes of Colour. Racialization and the Criminal Justice System (Broadview Press 2001)
  • J Roberts and P. Healy, 'Recent Developments in Conditional Sentencing.' (2001) Canadian Bar Review, 2001.
  • J Roberts, 'Reforming Sentencing and Parole in Canada' in (ed), Penal Reform in Overcrowded Times (Oxford University Press 2001)
  • J Roberts and A. Hastings, 'Sentencing in cases of hate-motivated crime: An analysis of the impact of sub-paragraph 718.2 of the Criminal Code.' (2001) Queen's Law Journal, 2001,
  • J Roberts, 'Sentencing scholarship and sentencing reform in Canada.' (2001) Mcgill Law Journal, 2001.
  • J Roberts, 'Sentencing, Law and Psychology' in (ed), An Introduction to Psychology and the Law (University of Toronto Press 2001)
  • J Roberts and P. Healy, 'The Future of Conditional Sentencing.' (2001) Criminal Law Quarterly, 2001,
  • J Roberts, 'Unearthing the Sphinx: the evolution of conditional sentencing' in (ed), Criminal law in Canada (Canadian Bar Review 2001)
  • J Roberts (ed), Making Sense of Sentencing (University of Toronto Press 1999)
  • J Roberts, 'The Coverage of Violent Crime in Toronto Newspapers.' in (ed), Report of the Royal Commission on Violence in the Communications Industry. (Royal Commission on Violence in the Communications Industry. 1976)

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