Why judges find ways to ignore the law in gun crime sentences – The Times

Posted March 25th, 2008 in firearms, sentencing, special report by sally

“Passing sentence in the case of the death of Kamilah Peniston, Mr Justice Holland condemned Britain’s gang-gun culture.

According to the judge, there were ‘exceptional circumstances’ that allowed him to hand down a sentence below the five-year minimum term set down in law.”

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The Times, 25th March 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk