There has been an interesting judgement in the Appeal Court concerning Appeals against Sexual Prevention Orders – should they be heard in the Criminal Courts or the Civil Courts.
The Appeal also touches on sentencing practice.
|Neutral Citation Number:  EWCA Crim 1456|
|Case No: 2011/04795 (ALDRIDGE) AND 2011/07058 (EATON)Hearing date: 23rd May 2012Aldridge v R. (Rev 3)  EWCA Crim 1456 (04 July 2012)|
which can be accessed via Bailii website here