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# Sentencing

All time
Seán Quinn escapes jail – for now – after being found guilty of contempt
Column: Child abuse is a serious crime. It deserves a serious punishment.
Lisa Collins
Judges should be able to specify minimum terms for murder, says law reform group
Column: Long jail terms don’t work in tackling crime – no matter what ‘common sense’ says
Liam Herrick
Plan to cut prison numbers by boosting community service
Yugoslav army chief gets 27-year prison sentence for war crimes
Man caught with illegal cigarettes, charged and jailed in one day