ABSCONDING FROM BAIL

A sentence of 23 months’ imprisonment for two offences of carrying a knife and an offence of absconding whilst on bail was not manifestly excessive and was within the bracket available to the sentencing judge.

[2005] EWCA Crim 2181

The Secretary of State for the Home Department had not given improper consideration to irrelevant matters by taking into account a change in the state law of Michigan and previous proceedings at the applicant’s invitation when considering whether to make an order for the applicant’s return in extradition proceedings.

[2002] EWHC 1235 (Admin)