Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 90 (Jan)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Rose LJ, Cresswell and Goldring JJ

Representation James Counsell (instructed by Cargills) for the offender.
  Jonathan Laidlaw (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
Judgment Dates: 17 January 2002


Sentencing - Attempted murder - Whether sentence unduly lenient.

The Case

A sentence of five years' imprisonment imposed upon an offender who was convicted of attempted murder was considered, on a reference by the Attorney General to the Court of Appeal, not to be unduly lenient.

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