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Tag: Sentencing

7 February 2019

Court of Appeal Ruling on DYOI and DTO running concurrently

The Court of Appeal ruled that a sentence of Detention in a Young Offenders Institution (DYOI) could only run concurrently to a period of detention imposed for breaching the conditions of the supervision element of a Detention and Training Order (DTO) by virtue of committing new imprisonable offences.

18 July 2018

Arson – a case on sentencing children

R v JT [2018] EWCA Crim 1942 This judgment is a good example of the distinct and individualistic approach to be taken when sentencing children. Details The appellant was charged with, what on the face of it, was a serious matter of arson. The appellant had set fire to bus in a bus station, which […]