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He thought also [1268a] that they should not pass sentence by votes; but that every one should bring with him a tablet, on which he should write, that he found the party guilty, if it was so, but if not, he should bring a plain tablet; but if he acquitted him of one part of the indictment but not of the other, he should express that also on the tablet; for he disapproved of that general custom already established, as it obliges the judges to be guilty of perjury if they determined positively either on the one side or the other.
Judge Kerr QC said: "The defendant will be remanded in custody until Thursday when I will pass sentence.
He will pass sentence on Monday morning but a likely minimum sentence is 25 years.
But the judge said he was not prepared to pass sentence until a psychological assessment of the defendant had taken place.
I do find it frustrating that if I pass sentence outside the guidelines, that's the first point the Court of Appeal makes.
He refused to pass sentence on Ali Abdalla, who pleaded guilty to two burglaries, until officers explained the circumstances in which he confessed to a further 34 burglaries involving almost pounds 50,000.
THE Honourable Mr Justice Walker did a fine job yesterday when it fell to him to pass sentence on the 21-year-old killer of a gentleman called Harold Lindley.
Judge Graham Cottle adjourned the case for a further hearing to determine a proper basis on which to pass sentence, and remanded Baldwin in custody after he made no application for bail.
Upon conviction, it is the duty of the court to pass sentence on the defendant and impose the punishment prescribed.
After consulting law books she said she did not know of any reason why she should not pass sentence over the phone as she was not handing down a custodial sentence.
Instead, Darrow had his clients plead guilty, so that a lone judge would pass sentence after a hearing.
Judge Norman Wright was due to pass sentence on Thursday but raged: "I want to calm down.