Rape victim falsely accused of lying by police wins £20,000 payout – The Guardian

‘A rape victim falsely accused of lying by detectives has won £20,000 in damages after suing police under the Human Rights Act. The woman, who cannot be named, was 17 when a man raped her in Winchester in April 2012 after a night out with friends. Her mother reported the attack hours later and the victim told officers her T-shirt may contain her attacker’s DNA.’

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The Guardian, 22nd May 2015

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Police officer jailed for eight months for assaulting student at London protest – The Guardian

‘A police officer who knocked part of a man’s tooth out with his riot shield during a student protest in 2010 has been sentenced to eight months in prison.’

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The Guardian, 20th May 2015

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Police officer found guilty of assaulting student at tuition fees protest – The Guardian

Posted May 20th, 2015 in assault, demonstrations, news, perverting the course of justice, police by sally

‘A police officer who knocked out part of a student’s front tooth with his riot shield during a demonstration against tuition fees faces jail after being convicted of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.’

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The Guardian, 19th May 2015

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Female kickboxer knocks out sex attacker who pounces as she walks home – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 20th, 2015 in assault, news, sexual offences by sally

‘Judge says Mark Willis ‘bit off more than he could chew’ when he targeted young woman as she walked home through Cheltenham.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th May 2015

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Director jailed for abusing paramedic on stag do – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 11th, 2015 in assault, news, paramedics, public order, sentencing by sally

‘Court hears 33-year-old James Richardson grabbed Samantha Dalton, 36, when she found him face down and unresponsive.’

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Daily Telegraph, 8th May 2015

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Ione Wells: Attacker sentenced to 12 months in custody – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 7th, 2015 in assault, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘The 17-year-old who sexually assaulted Oxford student Ione Wells is given a two year detention order, meaning he will spend 12 months in detention.’
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Daily Telegraph, 6th May 2015

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Parents of autistic man criticise decision to prosecute him – Daily Telegraph

‘George Ostle’s parents say if Lord Janner was not fit to stand trial then neither was their autistic son who has the mental age of a ten-year-old.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th May 2015

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Eric Joyce found guilty of assaulting two boys in north London shop – The Guardian

Posted May 6th, 2015 in alcoholism, assault, news, violence, young persons by sally

‘Former Falkirk MP Eric Joyce has been found guilty of assaulting two teenage boys in a north London shop.’

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The Guardian, 1st May 2015

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Hampstead ‘strangler’ Tommy Puhlhoffer jailed attacking again after early release – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 5th, 2015 in assault, early release, news, recidivists, sentencing, theft by sally

‘Victim of Tommy Puhlhoffer, who throttled victims as he robbed them, criticises sort of justice that allowed him back on to the streets to offend again.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th May 2015

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Majority of 3,000 police accused of assault are still on duty – The Guardian

Posted May 5th, 2015 in assault, complaints, news, police, racism by sally

‘The vast majority of police officers accused of assault are still on the beat, official figures show. Less than 3% of the officers from the two most complained-about forces have been suspended or put on restricted duties.’

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The Guardian, 2nd May 2015

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Scott Sheard death: Bouncer Stuart Humphreys guilty – BBC News

Posted April 27th, 2015 in assault, homicide, news by sally

‘A nightclub bouncer has been found guilty of the manslaughter of a man who died more than two years after he felled him with a single punch.’

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BBC News, 24th April 2015

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Buckingham Palace guard who attacked passers-by in ‘most most violent piece of CCTV footage’ police officer had seen walks free – The Independent

Posted April 27th, 2015 in armed forces, assault, news, sentencing by sally

‘Two soldiers, including one who is now a guard at Buckingham Palace, have been spared jail after they brutally assaulted two men in an unprovoked attack after a night out in Darlington, County Durham.’

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The Independent, 24th April 2015

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Leighann Duffy murder: Lloyd Byfield jailed for life – BBC News

Posted April 13th, 2015 in assault, burglary, deportation, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A drug dealer who murdered a woman in front of a six-year-old girl has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 10th April 2015

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Man who left victim with severe brain damage with just one punch jailed for over three years – The Independent

Posted April 7th, 2015 in assault, grievous bodily harm, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who left another man with severe brain damage after punching him once in the head outside a nightclub has been jailed for over three years.’

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The Independent, 3rd April 2015

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Man jailed for four years for assault on disabled pensioner Alan Barnes – The Guardian

Posted April 7th, 2015 in assault, DNA, drug abuse, news, robbery, sentencing by sally

‘A drug addict whose attack on a disabled pensioner caused outrage around the world should use his four-year jail sentence to “do some thinking”, his victim has said.’

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The Guardian, 2nd April 2015

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Struck off and now disbarred: lawyer who defrauded the Law Society – Legal Futures

‘A former solicitor and non-practising barrister who was convicted of a string of offences – including assaulting two police officers and defrauding the Law Society of £23,000 while a member of its council – has been disbarred two months after she was struck off the roll of solicitors.’

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Legal Futures, 27th March 2015

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Judge praises bravery of schoolgirls who rescued victim of riverside attackers – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 23rd, 2015 in assault, news, school children, victims by sally

‘A judge ordered that three 13-year-old schoolgirls should each be awarded £200 as reward for intervening in violent attack.’

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Daily Telegraph, 21st March 2015

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What should we do with violent children? One secure home may have the answer – The Guardian

‘The young people locked up in Clayfields House have been convicted of serious crimes, from assault to murder. Under close supervision, many have turned their lives around – but now this unusual prison may be under threat.’

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The Guardian, 18th March 2015

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Removal of clothing by police and Article 8 ECHR – Court of Appeal expresses sympathy for vulnerable position of children in custody – UK Human Rights Blog

‘The Court of Appeal has considered the compatibility with Article 8 ECHR of the police’s removal of a 14 year old girl’s clothing after she had been arrested and taken to a police station.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 9th March 2015

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Teenager sentenced for throwing bleach in model’s face – The Guardian

Posted March 3rd, 2015 in assault, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A teenager who threw bleach into a young model’s face in a “spiteful and vengeful act” has been sentenced to 27 months in a young offender institution.’

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The Guardian, 2nd March 2015

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