Practice and Procedure

R v (1) JA (2) GEORGE MONTAGUE (3) PETER PORU (2012)

PUBLISHED May 18, 2012

[2012] EWCA Crim 1156

Judges had to take great care when giving Goodyear indications. It was important that the basis of any such indication should be defined, and judges were not to give off-the-cuff indications of sentence or reductions for plea.

CA (Crim Div) (Stanley Burnton LJ, Thirlwall J, Judge Anthony Russell QC Recorder of Preston)