Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 332 (Mar)
Neutral Citation: [2003] EWCA Crim 412
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Nelson J and Judge Mellor

Representation Philip Astbury (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 7 February 2003

Catchwords

Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Escape from custody.

The Case

A sentence of six months' imprisonment after a guilty plea on a charge of escape from custody was, in the circumstances of the case, excessive and would be substitute with one of three months' imprisonment.

Practice Areas

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