Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 501 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2378
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Kay LJ, Wright and Henriques JJ

Representation S Goodhall (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 8 October 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Inflicting grievous bodily harm - s 20.

The Case

Where the defendant was sentenced to three and a half years' imprisonment following a guilty plea for an offence under s20 of the after having punched his victim three times in the face and then kicked him in the face as he lay on the ground, the court held that that sentenced had been fully justified.

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