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Sentencing Error Gets Remand, Not Retrial (access required)

A defendant who used a knife on the man with whom she lived and his brother, and who was sentenced to 10 years on each of two unlawful wounding convictions, wins a remand for resentencing, as five years is the maximum sentence permitted by statute for lawful wounding; the Court of Appeal orders remand, not ...

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