Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 11 (Jan)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Mitchell and Keith JJ

Representation Michael Skelley (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 11 January 2002


Sentencing - Robbery - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

A sentence of five years' imprisonment imposed upon a defendant who pleaded guilty to robbery was considered, on appeal, to be manifestly excessive on the ground of totality. A sentence of three years and six months' imprisonment was substituted.

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