Regina v. Krivec – Times Law Reports

Posted April 27th, 2007 in law reports, sentencing by sally

Justified leniency is to be commended 

Regina v. Krivec (Attorney General’s Reference No. 8 of 2007)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“Judges should not refrain from imposing on a defendant the sentence considered appropriate because of apprehension that that might cause the Attorney-General to challenge it as unduly lenient. Leniency where the facts justified it was to be commended, not challenged.”

The Times, 27th April 2007


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