Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 432 (Nov)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Mance LJ, Sachs and Mitchell JJ

Representation Alexia Zimbler (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 28 November 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Disparity.

The Case

A sentence of two years and six months' detention in a young offender institution imposed upon a defendant who pleaded guilty to violent disorder and assault occasioning actual bodily harm was considered, on appeal, to be manifestly excessive. A sentence of 18 months' detention in a young offender institution was substituted.

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