Cherie Blair criticised by appeal court for not jailing cocaine smuggler – The Guardian

Posted September 2nd, 2011 in drug trafficking, news, sentencing by tracey

“Barrister Cherie Blair has been criticised by the court of appeal for not jailing a cocaine smuggler when sitting as a judge at a crown court. Appeal judge Lord Justice Pitchford suggested that Blair’s decision to give Lee Williams a 12-month suspended sentence, following a trial at Isleworth crown court earlier this year, was ‘remarkable’.”

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The Guardian, 2nd September 2011