Unduly Lenient Sentences examined in 2010 – Attorney General’s Office

Posted July 21st, 2011 in attorney general, news, sentencing by sally

“The Attorney General’s Office has today released figures on Unduly Lenient Sentence cases referred to the Court of Appeal in 2010. Seventy-seven sentences were referred by the Law Officers. The Court considered 65 of them were unduly lenient (84%) and 60 sentences were increased (78% of the 77 referred).”

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Attorney General’s Office, 21st July 2011

Source: www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk