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R v ANDREW WILLIAM HODGSON (2012)

PUBLISHED June 19, 2012
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[2012] EWCA Crim 1777

A sentence of imprisonment for public protection with a minimum term of 30 months imposed following a guilty plea to making a threat to kill was quashed and replaced with a determinate sentence of four years' imprisonment where the offender had not previously caused serious harm, his personality disorders were being, and could be, addressed, he would be subject to a significant licence period on release, and the victim had the benefit of an indeterminate restraining order. The criteria for imposing an indeterminate or extended sentence were not met.

CA (Crim Div) (Moore-Bick LJ, Kenneth Parker J, Judge Goss QC)

19/06/2012

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