Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 423 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Potter LJ, Butterfield J and Judge Paget QC

Representation Jeremy Jenkins (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the first defendant.
  Steven Donoghue (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the second defendant.
  Elizabeth Pearson (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the third defendant.
  Andrew Taylor (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the fourth defendant.
Judgment Dates: 29 October 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Aggravating feature.

The Case

The defendant's sentence of two years' detention and the co-defendants sentences of two years' imprisonment for an offence of violent disorder were manifestly excessive in the circumstances.

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