Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 314 (Jul)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Rose LJ, Colman and Stanley Burnton JJ

Representation Nicholas Purnell QC and Alexander Cameron (instructed by Stephenson Harwood) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 22 July 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Doing an act tending and intended to pervert the course of public justice - Perjury - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

The court upheld a sentence of four years' imprisonment imposed upon a defendant convicted of doing acts tending and intended to pervert the course of public justice and perjury.

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