Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 534 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2094
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Gibbs and Henriques JJ

Representation Matthew Pardoe (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 31 July 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Unlawful wounding - Custodial sentence - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence excessive.

The Case

The court ruled that a sentence of three years' imprisonment following a guilty plea was not excessive for an offence of unlawful wounding, in circumstances where the defendant had hit the victim approximately five times with a metal bar, fracturing the victim's elbow.

Practice Areas

If you are a LexisLibrary subscriber you can read more about this case here.