Why Stephen Lawrence killers were sentenced as juveniles and under old law – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted January 5th, 2012 in human rights, murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

“There has been surprise, from the Daily Mail amongst others that Dobson and Norris, now in their mid-30s, were sentenced as juveniles. Curiously, they have also been sentenced under historic law dating back to around 1993, which means they cannot be sentenced under harsh new guidance for racially aggrevated crimes.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 4th January 2012

Source: http://ukhumanrightsblog.com/