The judge within the situation, Ian Pringle, QC, suspended her ten-month jail sentence in September, taking account from the “many mitigating” features in her own situation, such as the harm to her career that immediate child custody would cause.
An “extraordinarily able” student in the College of Oxford who had been able to escape jail after stabbing her boyfriend needs to appeal against her suspended sentence.
The situation motivated a debate about inequality within the criminal justice system following the judge deferred her sentence to provide her an opportunity to prove that they wasn’t any longer hooked on drugs and…
Lavinia Woodward, 24, pleaded guilty to illegal wounding at Christ Church college after consuming heavily.
She’s now requested permission to consider her situation towards the Court of Appeal.