Practice and Procedure


PUBLISHED October 4, 2011

Imprisonment - Length of sentence R v Hudson: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division (Lord Justice Elias, Mr Justice Eady, Mr Justice Macduff): 21 September 2011 The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, in allowing the defendant's appeal against a sentence of seven years' imprisonment for causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity, held that the judge had erred in failing to apply the full discount following the defendant's guilty plea where no sexual activity had in fact occurred between the defendant and the complainant. read more