Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 110 (Aug)
Neutral Citation: [2012] EWCA Crim 1965
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Davis LJ, Treacy and Slade JJ (judgment delivered extempore)

Representation Aron Rollin (instructed by IBB Solicitors) for the appellant.
  The Crown did not appear an was not represented.
Judgment Dates: 17 August 2012

Catchwords

Sentence - Appeal - Assault occasioning actual bodily harm - Defendant involved in running street fight - Defendant punching and kicking victim while helpless on ground - Defendant convicted following late guilty plea - Defendant sentenced to 13 months in Young Offenders Institution - Defendant appealing - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

Sentence Appeal. The Court of Appeal Criminal Division held that a sentence of 13 months in a Young Offenders Institution was not manifestly excessive for a conviction for an offence of assault occasioning actual bodily harm following a late guilty plea.

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