Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 389 (Nov)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Scott Baker LJ, Gross J and the Recorder of Cardiff

Representation Richard Boateng, solicitor advocate (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  Sally Fudge (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 29 November 2005

Catchwords

Sentence - Custodial sentence - Reasons for imposing custodial sentence - Whether judge raising legitimate expectation that community penalty would be imposed - Whether proper for court to reduce custodial sentence imposed on ground of legitimate expectation.

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