Kate Blackwell QC and Dan Thomas successfully responded on behalf of the Prosecution to Adam Johnson’s application for leave to appeal his conviction and sentence. The Court of Appeal heard argument from both sides two weeks ago and reserved judgement. This morning the judgement was passed down in which Lady Justice Rafferty confirmed that there were no grounds of appeal for arguing that the conviction was unsafe. The Court found that the total sentence of 6 years was appropriate.
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