Lee and Another, Regina (on the Application of) v Secretary of State for Justice: Admn 25 Jul 2008

The defendants appealed sentences imposed as indeterminate for public protection. Moses LJ said: ‘the position of a prisoner whose level of dangerousness cannot be ascertained is the same as one who ceases to be a danger. The original justification for the sentence, namely his dangerousness, has ceased to exist’.’


Moses LJ


[2008] EWHC 2326 (Admin)




England and Wales

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CitedMartin Corey, Re for Judicial Review SC 4-Dec-2013
The appellant challenged his recall to prison from licence. He had been convicted in 1973 of the murder of two police officers. He had remained at liberty for 18 years, befire his licence was revoked on the basis of confidential iintelligence . .
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Updated: 19 July 2022; Ref: scu.276982