Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2006] All ER (D) 123 (Apr)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Rose LJ, Leveson and Fulford JJ

Representation Ciaran Rankin (instructed by Yates Ardern) for the offender.
  Zoe Johnson (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
Judgment Dates: 10 April 2006

Catchwords

Sentence - Custodial sentence - Seriousness of offence - Robbery - Wounding with intent - Prison overcrowding - Whether offence of such gravity that substantial custodial sentence required - Whether prison overcrowding being a material factor in sentencing for grave offence - Whether sentence unduly lenient.

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