Practice and Procedure

R v LAUT (2001)

PUBLISHED November 6, 2001

[2001] EWCA Crim 2474

A sentence of four months' imprisonment imposed on the defendant for an offence of wilful neglect of a child arising from an incident in which the defendant's son had suffered multiple fractures to his left arm was reduced to one of three months' imprisonment to take into account the defendant's guilty plea and her genuine remorse.

CA (Crim Div) (Poole J, Steele J, David Steel J)