About basic terms regarding judicial sentences. Remarks in the context of the Polish Penal Code
This article discusses chosen terms regarding issues of judicial sentencing. This analysis pays attention not only to the term “sentencing”, but also the role of factors which directly affect its results, i.e. importance of the principles, guidelines and circumstances affecting the process of judicial decisions on applying a certain penal reaction. The conclusion indicates the importance of non-legal factors which play a part in the process of judicial sentencing.