Linus Ensel

Doctoral Researcher

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2016–2022: Study of Law, University of Hamburg (area of focus: crime and crime control, juvenile law)
  • 2022: First State Exam (Law)
  • Since 2022: Doctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law, Department of Criminal Law


Computer-Aided Rationalization of Sentencing

Although the statutory sentencing ranges prescribed by the German Federal Criminal Code (Strafgesetzbuch) apply equally nationwide, there is consid­er­a­ble interregional variation in sentencing. In addition, judges display consid­er­a­ble differences in punitiveness, depending on their specific role in the judiciary and their professional experi­ence. Consequently, there are… more

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