Archer v HM Advocate

Sentencing – Child pornography. High Court of Justiciary: Refusing an appeal against sentence by an appellant who pled guilty to an offence involving downloading indecent images of children, the court held that the sheriff was fully justified in selecting 42 months as the starting point for his sentence, and the allowance of a discount of one seventh of the sentence on account of the guilty plea was not inadequate but fell within the sentencing sheriff's discretion

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