28-day police bail limit proposed for England and Wales – BBC News

Posted December 18th, 2014 in bail, consultations, news, time limits by sally

‘The time people can be put on pre-charge police bail could be limited to 28 days, the home secretary has said.’

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BBC News, 18th December 2014

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Pre-charge bail: Everything you need to know about the campaign to close a ‘legal limbo’ loophole – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 2nd, 2014 in bail, evidence, investigatory powers, news, police, time limits by sally

‘Former ministers, MPs and lawyers have signed a letter to The Telegraph demanding reform of the controversial pre-charge bail measure. Here’s what you need to know.’

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd December 2014

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Footballer Ravel Morrison cleared of threatening to throw acid in his ex-girlfriend’s face – The Independent

Posted November 11th, 2014 in assault, bail, harassment, news, sport, threatening behaviour by michael

The former Manchester United footballer Ravel Morrison has been cleared of allegations he harassed his former girlfriend including threatening to kill her and throw acid in her face.

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The Independent, 10th November 2014

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Foreign Office tells extradited grandfather to go back to US jail for vital medical treatment – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 10th, 2014 in bail, extradition, medical treatment, news by sally

‘Extradited British grandfather Paul Dunham told by Foreign Office it will not pay for urgent heart treatment – and that he should return to maximum security US jail for treatment.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th November 2014

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Geoffrey Robertson QC criticises arrests over alleged sex crimes – BBC News

Posted October 13th, 2014 in bail, Crown Prosecution Service, inquiries, news, police, sexual offences by sally

‘Police are arresting suspects of alleged historical sex crimes without sufficient evidence and keeping them on bail too long, a barrister has said.’

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BBC News, 11th October 2014

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Dave Lee Travis could face jail sentence after indecent assault conviction – The Guardian

Posted September 24th, 2014 in bail, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘The former BBC Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis faces a possible prison sentence after being convicted of indecently assaulting a woman working in television almost 20 years ago.’

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The Guardian, 23rd September 2014

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Dave Lee Travis found guilty of indecent assault – BBC News

Posted September 23rd, 2014 in bail, news, retrials, sexual offences by sally

‘Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis has been found guilty of indecently assaulting a researcher working on TV’s Mrs Merton Show in 1995.’

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BBC News, 23rd September 2014

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Murder victim Becky McPhee ‘failed by Merseyside Police’ – BBC News

Posted September 17th, 2014 in assault, bail, domestic violence, murder, news, police by tracey

‘A series of police blunders contributed to the death of a woman who was murdered by her estranged husband after years of domestic abuse.’

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BBC News, 17th September 2014

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Extremist jailed for possessing terrorist material and evading justice – The Guardian

Posted August 12th, 2014 in bail, news, passports, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘An extremist convicted of trying to flee the country after he was caught with terrorist material on his computer has been jailed for a total of two years and seven months.’

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The Guardian, 12th August 2014

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Help for Heroes conman who pocketed £300,000 in charity donations to face ‘lengthy’ jail sentence – The Independent

Posted July 29th, 2014 in bail, charities, fraud, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who tricked the public into donating £300,000 of pounds to the armed forces charity Help for Heroes, only to pocket the money himself, has been told by a judge he faces a “lengthy” prison sentence.’

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The Independent, 28th July 2014

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Domenico Rancadore: DPP admits ‘error’ over Mafia boss extradition – BBC News

‘The director of public prosecutions has admitted an error was made by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) during a Mafia boss’s extradition proceedings.’

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BBC News, 28th March 2014

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Dave Lee Travis faces retrial over sexual assault allegations – The Guardian

Posted February 25th, 2014 in bail, news, retrials, sexual offences by sally

‘The former BBC Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis said he was living a nightmare after being told he will face a retrial over allegations he sexually assaulted two women.’

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The Guardian, 24th February 2014

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In re Corey – WLR Daily

In re Corey [2013] UKSC 76;  [2013] WLR (D) 479

‘A High Court judge in Northern Ireland, having found that a review by parole commissioners of a life sentence prisoner’s recall to prison from his release on licence had been conducted unfairly and in breach of article 4.5 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, was not entitled to exercise the court’s inherent jurisdiction so as to order the prisoner’s release on bail pending a re-hearing of the review.’

WLR Daily, 4th December 2013

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In the matter of an application by Martin Corey (AP) for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland) – Supreme Court

In the matter of an application by Martin Corey (AP) for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland) [2013] UKSC 76 | UKSC 2012/0217 (YouTube)

Supreme Court, 4th December 2013

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Lie tests to be given to sex offenders – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 21st, 2013 in bail, lie detectors, news, police, probation, sexual offences by sally

“Sex offenders will be offered lie detector tests to help police assess the risk they pose to the public when released.”

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Daily Telegraph, 20th November 2013

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Regina (Uddin) v Crown Court at Leeds – WLR Daily

Posted October 11th, 2013 in bail, indictments, judicial review, jurisdiction, law reports by sally

Regina (Uddin) v Crown Court at Leeds [2013] EWHC 2752 (Admin); [2013] WLR (D) 372

“Pursuant to section 29(3) of the Senior Courts Act 1981, as amended, a decision to revoke the bail of a defendant during the course of a trial on indictment before the Crown Court was not amenable to judicial review by the High Court, such a decision ‘relating to trial on indictment’ within the meaning of the subsection.”

WLR Daily, 11th July 2013

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Owner of four dogs that killed Jade Lomas-Anderson admits cruelty – The Guardian

Posted October 1st, 2013 in animal cruelty, bail, guilty pleas, news by sally

“Beverley Concannon faces jail after admitting animal welfare offence following dog attack on teenager in Wigan.”

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The Guardian, 1st October 2013

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Shoplifting secret of the housewife who stole 900 designer handbags – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 1st, 2013 in bail, closed circuit television, news, proceeds of crime, theft by sally

“A housewife is facing jail after she stole more than 900 designer handbags worth up to £500,000 in a crime spree lasting three years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 30th September 2013

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Couple sentenced over theft of £95,000 from godmother’s life savings – The Independent

Posted September 20th, 2013 in bail, elderly, news, proceeds of crime, sentencing, theft by sally

“A married couple who blew almost £100,000 of a 91-year-old’s life savings on themselves will be sentenced today.”

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The Independent, 20th September 2013

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One in seven murders committed by suspects on bail – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 17th, 2013 in bail, murder, news, recidivists by sally

“One in seven murders in Britain is committed by suspects who have been bailed while awaiting trial for other crimes, new Ministry of Justice figures show.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th September 2013

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