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R v B: Ensuring a young person’s age and immaturity is properly reflected in their final sentence

In the case of R v B the Appellant had pleaded guilty to five offences of robbery and three offences of attempted robbery. However the appeal was allowed on the basis that the learned judge had taken the wrong approach when taking account of the Appellant’s age and immaturity.

This legal update was written by Hannah Williams with the Youth Justice Legal Centre.

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22 May 2020

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Hannah Williams