Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 152 (Feb)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Jack and Hedley JJ

Representation Nicholas Lumley (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 12 February 2003


Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Mitigating features.

The Case

A sentence of 15 months' imprisonment imposed upon a defendant who pleaded guilty to affray was considered, on appeal, to be manifestly excessive in all the circumstances. A sentence of six months' imprisonment was substituted.

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