Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 236 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Sir John Thomas P, Kitchin LJ and Cox J (judgment delivered extempore)

Representation Rebecca Bradberry (instructed by Denleys) for the offender.
  Sarah Whitehouse (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
Judgment Dates: 24 October 2012


Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Offender being convicted of causing death by dangerous driving and being sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment - Attorney General referring sentence to Court of Appeal - Whether sentence unduly lenient.

The Case

Sentence Imprisonment. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, held that a sentence of 18 months' imprisonment for causing death by dangerous driving was unduly lenient. Accordingly, it quashed the sentence and substituted a sentence of 3.5 years' detention.

Practice Areas

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