Lane, Leslie Charles v The Queen [2017] VSCA 289

CRIMINAL LAW
Judgment type: 
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Ferguson CJ, Maxwell P
Parties: 

Lane, Leslie Charles v The Queen

Judgment Date: 
11 October 2017
Catchwords: 

CRIMINAL LAW - Appeal - Sentence - Historic sexual offences against children - Indecent assault - Procuring act of gross indecency - Multiple offences - Sentence 3 years - Partially suspended - Whether manifestly excessive - Guilty plea - Remorse - Rehabilitation - General deterrence - Delay - Understanding of harm - Serious sexual offender - Subsequent convictions for like offending - Whether irrelevant consideration applied - Whether error in partial cumulation - Sentence within range - No specific error - Leave to appeal refused - Sentencing Act 1991 s6B(2)(a).

Citation: 
[2017] VSCA 289