Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 390 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Hughes, Royce JJ and Judge Paget QC

Representation Paul Brooks (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 25 October 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Defendant serving prisoner - Consecutive sentence - Disparity.

The Case

The defendant's sentence of two years' imprisonment for an offence of assault occasioning actual bodily harm was manifestly excessive in the circumstances.

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