Unduly lenient sentence cases referred to the Court of Appeal for 2011 – Attorney General’s Office

Posted July 5th, 2012 in appeals, news, sentencing, statistics by sally

“The Attorney General’s Office has today released its unduly lenient sentence statistics for 2011. 117 sentences, from 78 cases, were referred to the Court of Appeal by the Law Officers. The Court considered 97 of them were unduly lenient (83%) and 94 sentences were increased (80% of the 117 referred).”

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Attorney General’s Office, 5th July 2012

Source: www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk

Related link: Judicial response to the publication of the Attorney General’s unduly lenient referral statistics