An overview of what has changed in criminal sentencing
Designed with busy criminal law practitioners in mind, including those who must advise on difficult issues at an early stage, this 20-minute session will provide a round-up recent sentencing changes and will ensure that viewers are familiar with:
The important Sections of the PCC (S) A 2000
How to sentence in Aggravated Vehicle Taking cases
Penalties under the Policing and Crime Act 2017
Penalty points and Mandatory/Discretionary disqualifications from driving
Section 240 and 240A of the Criminal Justice Act 2003
The activation of a Suspended Sentences and the re-sentencing on offences following the breach of a Community Order
Essential for anyone advising clients in the area of criminal sentencing, this session will consider the circumstances in which a Crown Court Judge may review and increase a sentence under Section 155 of the PCC (S) A 2000. It will also detail how best to assist the magistrates with their Sentencing Guidelines and will provide viewers with the confidence required to attempt this in practise.
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