Burton, Scott William v R

CourtSupreme Court of Tasmania
JudgeUnderwood J,Crawford J,Slicer J
Judgment Date11 September 2002
Date11 September 2002
Docket NumberCCA 13/2002
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4 cases
  • Trueman, Fabian James Ackerley v Tasmania (State of)
    • Australia
    • Supreme Court of Tasmania
    • 11 May 2009
    ...442, par11.101 identify some 292 matters relevant to the sentencing process. English academics have identified but 229 (see Burton v R [2002] TASSC 64). Over the last five years 2,114 sentences have been passed in Tasmania, and in the twelve months to 31 December 2008, 481. 52 Many of those......
  • Attorney-General for the State of Tasmania v McDonald, Kristian Clarence
    • Australia
    • Supreme Court of Tasmania
    • 23 December 2002
    ...imprisonment (Warner, Sentencing in Tasmania 2 ed, 11.306). Recognising the danger in relying on the median calculation ( Burton v R [2002] TASSC 64), the range of penalties is still useful in determining whether as a basis for an appeal the sentence, of itself, shows undefined error ( Fran......
  • Brown, Andrea Louise v Tasmania (State of)
    • Australia
    • Supreme Court of Tasmania
    • 2 July 2008
    ...principal of a professionally organised group of criminals. Accepting a range of sentences as guidance (R v Franklin 26/1991; Burton v R [2002] TASSC 64), the sentence of seven years is disproportionate to the nature of the crimes committed, the degree of involvement of this offender, and t......
  • Jordan, Christine Corrie v R
    • Australia
    • Supreme Court of Tasmania
    • 20 December 2002
    ...theft ‘for amounts between $10,000 and $50,000, sentences ranged from four months to two years with a median of 15 months’ (Burton v R [2002] TASSC 64). 18 The sentence of months' imprisonment here imposed was within the permitted parameters of the sentencing range. Its length, of itself, d......

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