Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 20 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Rafferty J and The Recorder of Liverpool

Representation Hugo Lodge (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 2 October 2002


Sentencing - Handling stolen goods - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

A sentence of two years' imprisonment imposed upon a defendant who pleaded guilty to handling stolen goods was considered, on appeal, to be manifestly excessive. A sentence of eighteen months' imprisonment was substituted.

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