Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 482 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2745
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Douglas Brown and Mitchell JJ

Representation Michael Brady (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 13 November 2002


Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Unlawful wounding.

The Case

In circumstances where the defendant had undertaken a terrifying attack with a knife on the victim, which appeared to have been planned, a sentence of four years' imprisonment on a plea of guilty to a charge of unlawful wounding was severe, but not manifestly excessive.

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