Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2013] All ER (D) 17 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2013] EWCA Crim 1027
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Lord Judge CJ, Lord Justice Lloyd Jones and Mr Justice Openshaw

Judgment Dates: 28 June 2013

Catchwords

Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Life imprisonment - Defendants in separate cases pleading guilty following commission of various offences - All defendants being sentenced to life imprisonment - Defendants appealing - Whether sentences imposed appropriate considering offences committed - Whether defendants satisfying criteria for imposition of life imprisonment sentence - Guidance on correct approach - Chapter 5 - Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 - -.

The Case

Sentence Imprisonment. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division provided guidance on the correct approach to non mandatory sentences of life imprisonment following the changes to the dangerous offender provisions found in chapter5 of Pt12 of the as amended by the effected by ss122-124 of the in circumstances where the three defendants appealed against life imprisonment sentences they received following guilty pleas to various offences committed.

Practice Areas

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