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What happens in a Crown Court?

Crown Court deals with serious criminal cases, such as murder, rape, or robbery. 

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How do I appeal a Crown Court conviction?

How you appeal will depend on whether you went to your trial. It will also depend on whether you were sentenced at a magistrates’ court or a Crown Court. 

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How do I appeal a magistrates’ court conviction?

How you appeal will depend on whether you went to your trial. It will also depend on whether you were sentenced at a magistrates’ court or a Crown Court. 

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Types of prison sentences

A prison sentence is one of the punishments a judge or magistrate can issue if a person is found guilty of a crime. Prison sentences can also be called ‘custodial sentences’.  

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When will a young person be given a custodial sentence?

People under 18 get different sentences to adults depending on the crime committed. These include discharges, fines, referral orders, youth rehabilitation orders and custodial sentences.  

Task (Category: Courts | Knowledge Bank | Youth Justice)