Attorney General welcomes ‘one punch’ legal changes and sentence increases – Attorney General’s Office

Posted December 21st, 2009 in homicide, press releases, sentencing, violent offenders by sally

“Sentences for manslaughter deaths will be dealt with differently in future, the Attorney General, Baroness Scotland QC, said today, following a landmark judgement at the Court of Appeal in London which will give new guidance in cases of manslaughter where death was a result of unlawful violence.”

Full press release

Attorney General’s Office, 18th December 2009