Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 152 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Dyson LJ, Forbes and Silber JJ

Representation Heather Lloyd (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 12 March 2002


Sentencing - Assault occasioning actual bodily harm - Custodial sentence - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

The defendant's sentence of 12 months' imprisonment for an offence of assault occasioning actual bodily harm was manifestly excessive in the circumstances.

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