Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 18 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Kay LJ, Leveson J and Sir Richard Tucker

Representation John Marsden-Lynch (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 4 March 2002


Sentencing - Conspiracy to pervert the course of justice - Burglary - Escaping from lawful custody - Custodial sentence - Defendant pleading guilty - Totality - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

The defendant's total sentence of six years' imprisonment for offences of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, burglary and escaping from lawful custody was manifestly excessive in the circumstances.

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