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Research at a Glance: National Justice Survey 2017 - Mandatory Minimum Penalties (MMPs) Reader's Note: This publication presents results of an online public opinion survey completed by a sample of Canadians who received an invitation through email, Facebook and Twitter (called "open link" sample; see method for more details). This survey mirrored a survey conducted with a representative sample of Canadians, the results of which are available at Research on Justice issues. In general, respondents were not supportive of the current MMP regime and preferred a more individualized approach to sentencing. Compared to the representative sample of Canadians, respondents to the open link survey were more knowledgeable of MMPs, more supportive of full discretion for judges in sentencing, and less supportive of MMPs. 2018-11-22 Department of Justice Canada open_Government@justice.gc.ca LawPersonsProcessesSociety and CultureJustice systemResearchConsultationsLegal issuesAnnual reportsCriminal justice National Justice Survey 2017 - Mandatory Minimum Penalties (MMPs)HTML https://www.justice.gc.ca/fra/pr-rp/jr/rco-rg/2018/jul/jul01.html National Justice Survey 2017 - Mandatory Minimum Penalties (MMPs)PDF https://www.justice.gc.ca/fra/pr-rp/jr/rco-rg/2018/jul/jul01-fra.pdf National Justice Survey 2017 - Mandatory Minimum Penalties (MMPs)HTML https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/rp-pr/jr/rg-rco/2018/jul/jul01.html National Justice Survey 2017 - Mandatory Minimum Penalties (MMPs)PDF https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/rp-pr/jr/rg-rco/2018/jul/jul01-eng.pdf

Research at a Glance: National Justice Survey 2017 - Mandatory Minimum Penalties (MMPs)

Reader's Note: This publication presents results of an online public opinion survey completed by a sample of Canadians who received an invitation through email, Facebook and Twitter (called "open link" sample; see method for more details). This survey mirrored a survey conducted with a representative sample of Canadians, the results of which are available at Research on Justice issues.

In general, respondents were not supportive of the current MMP regime and preferred a more individualized approach to sentencing. Compared to the representative sample of Canadians, respondents to the open link survey were more knowledgeable of MMPs, more supportive of full discretion for judges in sentencing, and less supportive of MMPs.

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