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Cedric Roberts faces 'repugnant' scenario as appeal exposes decade of same sentencing error

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By Blake Foden
October 10 2021 - 6:30pm
Cedric Roberts in a jail CCTV image previously tendered in court. Picture: Supplied

An appeal has exposed 21 instances of ACT judicial officers making the same sentencing error, and created what a magistrate thinks is a "repugnant" scenario for a prisoner the discovery is set to affect.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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