Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2008] All ER (D) 117 (Jun)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Thomas LJ, Forbes and Evans JJ

Representation Taryn Turner (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  David Hall (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 10 June 2008


Sentence - Custodial sentence - Extended sentence - Unlawful wounding - Affray - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

An extended sentence of eight years was manifestly excessive in the case of a defendant who had pleaded guilty, inter alia, to unlawful wounding and affray.The appropriate total sentence was an extended sentence of six-and-a-half years, comprising three years' imprisonment and three years extension on licence.

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