Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 102 (Jan)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Mitchell and Keith JJ

Representation Tarquin McCalla (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 18 January 2002


Sentencing - Causing grievous bodily harm with intent - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

A sentence of six years' imprisonment imposed upon a defendant who pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm with intent was considered, on appeal, to be manifestly excessive. A sentence of four years and six months' imprisonment was substituted.

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