NSW Court of Criminal Appeal in R v Jurisic announced the issuing of guideline judgments in appropriate cases - role of guideline judgments and reasons for its introduction - Court responding to public opinion regarding sentences - possibility of eroding judicial independence and undermining discretion - dangers in the guidelines themselves.
Spears, D 1999, 'Structuring discretion: sentencing in a jurisic age' University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 295-301.