Practice and Procedure


PUBLISHED September 26, 2011

Custodial sentence - Young offenders - Detention and Training order R v T: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division: 16 September 2011 The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, held that a judge had erred in failing to reduce, to take account of his guilty plea, a young defendant's sentence for inflicting grievous bodily harm from the maximum sentence of two years' detention and training order. The sentence would be quashed and substituted by an 18-month detention and training order. read more