Crime and Sentencing in UK Law

  • R v Secretary of State for the Home Department, ex parte Doody ; R v Same, ex parte Pierson ; R v Same, ex parte Smart ; R v Same, ex parte Pegg
    • House of Lords
    • 24 June 1993
    ... ... Lord Mustill My Lords, ... 5 The sentencing of a convicted murderer according to English law is a unique formality ... This singularity is not to be accounted for by the fact that the crime has resulted in the death of the victim, since although the offence of ... ...
  • Jagprit Randhawa and Others v The Queen
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 18 January 2012
    ... ... precision the total losses to the revenue, HHJ Inman (in his sentencing remarks at p5B) concluded: "On the basis of that ... not assist the court in its assessment of the seriousness of the crime. But in general, we are persuaded that such a focus will best assist the ... ...
  • Connelly v DPP
    • House of Lords
    • 21 April 1964
    ... ... for the reason that he had not been present at the scene of the crime. He made an alternative submission that if he was present he was still not ... ...
  • HH v Deputy Prosecutor of the Italian Republic, Genoa
    • Supreme Court
    • 20 June 2012
    ... ... Ben Lloyd ... (Instructed by Crown Prosecution Service, Special Crime Division Extradition Unit) ... Appellant (PH) ... Matthew Ryder QC ... In the domestic context it is clearly established that a sentencing judge should have at the forefront of his mind the consequences for the ... ...
  • Norris v Government of the United States of America (No 2)
    • Supreme Court
    • 24 February 2010
    ... ... reflect increasing international cooperation in the fight against crime ... 6 The relevant treaty in the present case is the Extradition ... that the judge will have regard to the anti-trust violations in sentencing him for obstruction of justice. The Divisional Court, applying Welsh v ... ...
  • Re Findlay
    • House of Lords
    • 15 November 1984
    ... ... account of the general public concern about the increase in violent crime and of "the growing criticism of the gap between the length of sentences ... ...
  • Booth v Parole Board
    • Supreme Court (Scotland)
    • 09 October 2013
    ... ... sentence prisoners, or under Chapter II of Part II of the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 as amended ("the 1997 Act"), which concerns the ... of the law, including criminal procedure, the law relating to sentencing, mental health law and administrative law: indeed, article 5(4) is said to ... ...
  • International Transport Roth GmbH and Others v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 22 February 2002
    ... ... : “The distinction between constituent elements of the crime and defensive issues will sometimes be unprincipled and arbitrary. After ... Sentencing is, like all aspects of the criminal trial, a function that must be ... ...
  • R v Lang
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 03 November 2005
    ... ... or after 4th April 2005, thereby attracting the new mandatory sentencing provisions, in relation to the protection of the public from dangerous ... period, subject to the provisions of Chapter 2 of Part 2 of the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 as to the release of prisoners and duration of ... ...
  • R v Soneji (Kamlesh Kumar)
    • House of Lords
    • 21 July 2005
    ... ... to the Criminal Justice Act 1988, as amended by the Proceeds of Crime Act 1995: R v Soneji and Bullen [2004] 1 Cr App R(S) 219 ... [2004] 1 ... to proceed, to act as follows before sentencing or otherwise dealing with the offender in respect of that offence or any ... ...
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