R v James Anthony Drew

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
R v James Anthony Drew
Issue: Whether the imposition of an automatic life sentence for a second serious offence breached the European Convention in relation to an offender who qualified for a hospital order.
Court: Court of Appeal
Reference:   2001/1893/Y3
Neutral Citation:   [2001] EWCA Crim 2861
Judge(s): Kennedy LJ, Bell and Cooke JJ
Date: 19 December 2001