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11:47am Thursday 28th June 2012 in Letters
Sir – A woman, who clearly needs help, is spared jail after assaulting a police officer, (Report, June 7), yet on page 15 of the same issue a man who sold fake clothes is jailed for a year. He isn’t a danger to the public, yet she would appear to be.
Please would someone who is wiser than I, explain the difference — and while we’re on the legal subject, why is a “life” sentence approximately 11 years?
Pat Whitehouse, Headington