EWCA Crim 2122
The court gave guidance about the procedural changes made with immediate effect concerning the treatment of applications made pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act 2003 Sch.22 para.3 for a review of a life sentence. The changes would ensure that a reviewing judge be equipped with relevant information and evidence. The court also examined the provisions of Sch.21 para.4 concerning sentences for murders involving sadistic conduct.
CA (Crim Div) (Sir Igor Judge (President QB), Penry-Davey J, Simon J)