Judge delivers ruling on whole-life terms
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Court of Appeal court backs whole-life terms

The Court of Appeal has upheld the principle of whole-life prison terms in two cases involving murderers.

The court increased a 40-year tariff on murderer Ian McLoughlin to a whole-life tariff.

They also dismissed an appeal by murderer Lee Newell that his whole-life order was "manifestly excessive".

  • 18 Feb 2014
  • From the section UK
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