Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2008] All ER (D) 434 (Jun)
Neutral Citation: [2008] EWCA Crim 1421
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Scott Baker  LJ, Burnett J and Judge Roberts QC

Representation Katy Thorne (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant
Judgment Dates: 6 June 2008

Catchwords

Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Doing an act tending or intended to pervert the course of justice - Defendant falsely accusing victims of rape - Defendant sentenced to four years' imprisonment - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.  

The Case

Sentence Imprisonment. Court of Appeal, Criminal Division: A sentence of four years' imprisonment was reduced to three years' imprisonment in the case of a defendant who had falsely accused two male victims of rape.

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