||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 222 (Oct)
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge LJ, Mackay J and The Recorder of Liverpool
||Amanda Hart (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||16 October 2002
Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Role of defendant in offence.
A sentence of five months' detention in a young offender institution imposed upon a defendant who pleaded guilty to common assault was considered, on appeal, to be manifestly excessive. A sentence of three months' detention in a young offender institution was substituted.
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