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  1. Central Criminal Court

Central Criminal Court

 

Murder

 

Cases disposed of in 2008

 

Convicted of murder

16

Convicted of offences other than murder

12

Found not guilty by reason of insanity

2

Acquitted

3

Other (including nolle prosequi)

2

Total

35

 

Sentences imposed

 

Life imprisonment

16

Over ten years

1

Over five years to ten years

8

Over three years to five years

3

Other

2

Not guilty by reason of insanity

2

 

Pleas/jury trials

 

Guilty pleas

9

Jury trials

24

 

 

Rape and Sexual Assault 

 

Cases disposed of

 

Convicted of rape

27

Convicted of rape and other offences

9

Convicted of other sexual offences

6

Acquitted

15

Other (including nolle prosequi)

15

Total

72

 

Sentences imposed

 

Life

1

Over 12 years

5

Over five years to 12 years

24

Up to five years

12

Other*

2

*Includes suspended sentences, bench warrants

 

Pleas/jury trials

 

Guilty pleas

29

Jury trials

27