Practice and Procedure

R v JASON OWEN (2009)

PUBLISHED October 27, 2009

[2009] EWCA Crim 2259

A sentence of imprisonment for public protection for causing or allowing the death of a child was replaced with a determinate sentence of six years, as it was not demonstrated that the offender posed a significant future risk to members of the public of serious harm.

CA (Crim Div) (Hughes LJ (V-P), Tomlinson J, Mackay J)