Practice and Procedure

R v DEAN AARON G (2011)

PUBLISHED July 26, 2011

[2011] EWCA Crim 3305

Although offences of possession of indecent photographs of children normally warranted tough deterrent sentencing, the case of an offender who had suffered extensive violent and sexual abuse as a child, which was directly causative of the offending, and who had made considerable efforts to overcome that background, was an exception that required a community penalty.

CA (Crim Div) (Rix LJ, Stadlen J, Hickinbottom J)