Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 295 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 1857
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Dyson LJ, Silber J and Judge Goddard QC

Representation Ben Emmerson QC and Tahir Khan (instructed by John Kelly & Co) for the defendant.
  Nicholas Campbell QC and Jonathan Gibson (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 19 July 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Young offender - Offender attaining age of 18 between conviction and sentence - Judge sentencing offender to period of detention exceeding maximum penalty that could have been imposed at time offence committed - Whether sentence wrong in principle.

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