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R v STEVEN STANLEY PHELPS (2009)

PUBLISHED October 15, 2009
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[2009] EWCA Crim 2308

A sentencing judge had acted hastily when sentencing a contemnor under a summary procedure without affording him an opportunity to apologise and provide mitigation. The sentence of two years' imprisonment for contempt was reduced to 21 months.

CA (Crim Div) (Lord Chief Justice, Penry-Davey J, Keith J)

15/10/2009

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