Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 138 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Rose LJ, Pitchers J and Sir Richard Rougier

Representation Stephen Parker (instructed by Brendan Fleming) for the offender.
  Jonathan Rees (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
Judgment Dates: 10 October 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Attempting to supply a Class A drug to a serving prisoner - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence unduly lenient.

The Case

In a reference to the Court of Appeal by the Attorney General, the court declined to interfere with a total sentence of two years and five months' imprisonment imposed upon an offender who pleaded guilty to, inter alia, attempting to supply a Class A drug to a serving prisoner.

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