[2008] EWCA Crim 118

A sentence of six months' detention in a young offenders institution for supplying cannabis to a prison inmate was not manifestly excessive; the compelling mitigation in the offender's favour convinced the sentencing judge to depart from similar authorities that imposed higher custodial sentences for similar offences, but was not sufficient to justify a suspension of that sentence.

CA (Crim Div) (Tuckey LJ, Saunders J, Coulson J)


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