Crime and Sentencing Robbery with Aggravation in UK Law

Leading Cases
  • Connelly v DPP
    • House of Lords
    • 21 April 1964
    ......The Appellant took part in an armed robbery. In the course of that robbery one of the robbers ..., but I cannot disregard the fact that with certain exceptions it has been held proper in a ... the three others) with robbery with aggravation contrary to section 23 (1) ( a ) of the Larceny ... he had not been present at the scene of the crime. He made an alternative submission that if he was ......
  • R v Offen and Others (No 1)
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 09 November 2000
    ...... five appeals all involve section 2 of the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 'the 1997 Act'. (This is now ... 109 Powers of the Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000. In this judgment we will refer to ... Act'), or that section 2 is incompatible with a Convention right so that the appellants are ...) of the Firearms Act 1968; and (h)robbery where, at some time during the commission of the ...' in order to prevent a retrospective aggravation of the penalty that was applicable for the ......
  • Norris v Government of the United States of America (No 2)
    • Supreme Court
    • 24 February 2010
    ...... LORD PHILLIPS , with whom all the members of the court agree . ... cooperation in the fight against crime. . . 6 The relevant treaty in the ...He then committed a robbery for which he received a two year prison sentence. ... regard to the anti-trust violations in sentencing him for obstruction of justice. The Divisional ... 1100 on non-extraditable offences as aggravation). The Divisional Court refused to certify as a ......
  • R v North Humberside and Scunthorpe Coroner, ex parte Jamieson
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 25 April 1994
    ...... inquests and direct juries in accordance with the law as they understand it and for those ... for murder, attempted murder, robbery, the possession of a firearm and other offences. ... ascertain whether such conduct amounts to a crime, for if so the death may rightly become the ... that lack of care may be used as an aggravation of some other cause, such as "natural causes", ......
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  • Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 2012
    ...... provision about referral fees in connection with the provision of legal services; to make ... paragraph 9(6) of Schedule 1 to the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006;. . . (b) paragraph 80 of ... S-65 . Sentencing where there is aggravation related to transgender identity 65 Sentencing .... 7 An offence of robbery under section 8 of the Theft Act 1968 where, at ......
  • The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2016
    • Scotland
    • January 01, 2016
    ....... In accordance with section 10(2) 2 of that Act, a draft of this ... firearm by persons previously convicted of crime); . (j) section 24 19 (supplying firearms to .... (57) Statutory aggravations . An offence in relation to which either of the .... (16) Robbery. . (17) Theft (excluding plagium). . (18) ... 1A was inserted by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (c.10) , ......
  • The Police Act 1997 and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 Remedial (No. 2) Order 2015
    • Scotland
    • January 01, 2015
    ...... by resolution of the Scottish Parliament within 120 days beginning with 9th September 2015, ... firearm by persons previously convicted of crime); . (j) section 24(  29 ) (supplying firearms .... Statutory aggravations . 57. An offence in relation to which either .... 16. Robbery. . 17. Theft (excluding plagium). . 18. ... 1A was inserted by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act  2012 (c.10), ......
  • Criminal Justice Act 2003
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 2003
    ...... and duties of the police) and about dealing with offenders; to amend the law relating to jury ice; to amend Chapter 1 of Part 1 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 and Part 5 of the Police ... 11 of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act. 2000 (c. 6) (remand for medical ... in sentences for racial or religious aggravation 145 Increase in sentences for racial or ... Robbery Theft Offences. . Robbery . SCH-4.24 .   . ......
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Books & Journal Articles
  • The Hate Threshold
    • Nbr. 23-3, September 2014
    • Social & Legal Studies
    Hate crime laws have emerged within a climate of penal expansion and identity politics. They contain ideological claims designed to reconfigure social norms and regimes of difference. This article ...
    ...... in the Construction of Prejudice-motivated Crime Gail Mason University of Sydney, Australia ct Hate crime laws have emerged within a climate of penal expansion and identity ...Analysis of Australian sentencing aggravation law reveals that co urts have set a ...- native motive for the offence, such as robbery or a pre-existing dispute with the victim, the ......
  • Legal Commentary Sentencing Youths: Distinctiveness and Individualism
    • Nbr. 13-2, August 2013
    • Youth Justice
    ...... time of their offence (armed commercial robbery and looting), media reporting also expressed ...As a starting point for those less familiar with youth justice in the United Kingdom, it may be ... offending by children and young persons (Crime and Disorder Act 1998 s.37(1)). Courts ...The principal aggravation lay in the robbery being committed by a group. ......
  • The individualization of punishment: Sentencing in Slovenia
    • Nbr. 10-4, July 2013
    • European Journal of Criminology
    Sentencing issues are discussed at length in common law systems, but discussions infrequently include civil law systems. In an attempt to remedy this oversight somewhat, the article analyses the se...
    ......With regard to criminal justice issues, it has ely low crime and imprisonment rates, but the latter has been ... crime > 5 years > 5 years 1–8 years Robbery (Art. 206) Use of threat and/or force Multiple ...4 Mitigation and aggravation Mitigating and aggravating circumstances are ......
  • Measuring jurors’ views on sentencing: Results from the second Australian jury sentencing study
    • Nbr. 19-2, April 2017
    • Punishment & Society
    This paper presents the results of the Victorian Jury Sentencing Study which aimed to measure jurors’ views on sentencing. The study asked jurors who had returned a guilty verdict to propose a sent...
    ...... that in general their sentences are in line with members of the public who have been selected for ... ignorance about sentencing and the kinds of crimes and offenders that are typically dealt with by ... selected number of crimes – rape, armed robbery, causing serious injury recklessly and burglary ... members think about sources of aggravation and mitigation. Several reasons why such surveys ......
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