Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 492 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2413
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Pitchers and Treacy JJ

Representation Terry Munyard (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for G and B.
  Isabella Forshall (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for S.
Judgment Dates: 18 October 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Custody threshold - Burglary - Aggravating features - Appropriate sentence.

The Case

Sentences of 12 months' imprisonment and nine months' detention in a young offender institution were appropriate following convictions for three animal welfare protesters of the burglary of documents from a pharmaceutical company in unlawful furtherance of their campaign.

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