Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2007] All ER (D) 217 (Feb)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Holland J and Sir John Blofeld

Representation Michael Joyce QC (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 6 October 2006


Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Rape - Whether sentence correct.

The Case

The defendant appealed against his extended sentence of nine years' imprisonment for rape. The sentence was reduced to eight years' imprisonment because the judge should have taken a starting of six years and not seven years.

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