Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 263 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Pitchers and Treacy JJ

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


Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Aggravating features.

The Case

Sentences of 12 months' imprisonment imposed upon two defendants who were convicted of burglary were upheld on appeal. A sentence of 12 months' detention in a young offender institution imposed upon a third defendant who was convicted of the same offence was reduced to one of nine months' detention on account of her personal mitigating circumstances.

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