Double Jeopardy – The Significance Of Void Decisions

The Court of Appeal agreed with Ben that there was no double jeopardy in a conviction and sentence for escape in the Crown Court in respect of a prisoner who had been charged with and sentenced for a prison disciplinary offence of escape; R v Robinson [2017] EWCA Crim 936 (double jeopardy).  The prison sentence was to be treated as void.