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Joshua Stephen has sentence slashed in successful ACT Court of Appeal challenge

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By Blake Foden
Updated December 17 2021 - 11:05pm, first published 6:30pm
The Alexander Maconochie Centre, where Joshua Stephen is incarcerated. Picture: Karleen Minney

A "drug-f---ed" home invader, who cut off part of a man's ear with a machete, may walk free from prison seven months earlier than anticipated after successfully challenging the severity of his sentence.

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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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