Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2007] All ER (D) 159 (Jan)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Scott Baker LJ, Leveson and Davis JJ

Representation David Thomas (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 15 September 2006


Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Violent disorder - Defendant being main instigator - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

Where the defendant had pleaded guilty to violent disorder and sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment, as a result of being the main instigator in a violent confrontation, the sentence had been entirely justified and was not wrong in principle or manifestly excessive.

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