R v Hendy

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
R v Hendy
Issue: Whether an old conviction for murder should be quashed on the basis of further evidence supporting diminished responsibility; whether the correct sentence was a life sentence with a hospital and limitation direction or a hospital order with a restriction order.
Court: Court of Appeal
Reference:   2004/5044
Neutral Citation:   [2006] EWCA Crim 819
Judge(s): Gage LJ, Forbes J, Dame Heather Steel
Date: 12 April 2006