Practice and Procedure


PUBLISHED October 11, 2011

Imprisonment - Length of sentence R v H: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division (Lord Justice Elias, Mr Justice Maddison, Mr Justice Burnett): 27 September 2011 The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, allowed an appeal by a defendant against a sentence of two years' imprisonment for cruelty to a child, on the basis that the defendant's age, maturity and abusive relationship amounted to significant mitigating factors and case fell towards the lower end of the sentencing range. read more