Scott Gibson death: Cumbria Police officer found guilty – BBC News

Posted August 21st, 2015 in careless driving, community service, homicide, news, police, sentencing by sally

‘A Cumbria Police officer has been found guilty of causing the death of a motorcyclist by careless driving.’

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BBC News, 20th August 2015

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Former lawyers convicted of providing illegal immigration advice – Legal Futures

‘A former solicitor and barrister have both been convicted and sentenced by magistrates for the providing unregulated immigration advice and services.’
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Legal Futures, 20th August 2015

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Woman fined nearly £300 for stealing three bottles of baby milk – The Independent

Posted August 19th, 2015 in charities, community service, fines, magistrates, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘A woman has been fined nearly £300 for stealing three bottles of baby milk at South Derbyshire Magistrates Court this week.’

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The Independent, 18th August 2015

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Bus driver escapes jail sentence for killing cyclist – The Independent

Posted August 10th, 2015 in community service, dangerous driving, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A bus driver who failed to stop for 24 metres after hitting and dragging a cyclist under his vehicle has escaped jail despite causing his death.’

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The Independent, 8th August 2015

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‘I watched the man convicted of sexually abusing me as a child walk free from court with a fine’ – The Independent

‘A child sex abuse victim who was attacked by her sister’s fiancé when she was just 10 years old has started a campaign to change the legal system that saw her abuser walk free from court.’
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The Independent, 29th July 2015

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UK teenager sentenced over ‘biggest’ web attack – BBC News

Posted July 13th, 2015 in community service, computer crime, internet, news, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘A British teenager has been sentenced for his part in what was called the “biggest cyber attack in history”.’

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BBC News, 10th July 2015

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Criminal with 500 offences avoids jail sentence – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 6th, 2015 in community service, imprisonment, news, public order, recidivists, sentencing by sally

‘Career criminal has committed 506 offences but has avoided prison for each of his latest crimes.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th July 2015

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Women in prison equals children without mothers, say justice groups – The Independent

‘12,000 women are sentenced each year in the UK – leaving about 20,000 children without mothers, according to Women in Prison’

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The Independent, 16th May 2015

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Motorist escapes jail after three-year-old is crushed to death by Land Rover trailer – Daily Telegraph

‘The heartbroken family of a three-year-old boy crushed to death by a runaway trailer yesterday branded the motorist’s sentence a “joke” after he escaped prison.

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd April 2015

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Neknominate goldfish man banned from owning fish – BBC News

‘A man who was filmed swallowing a goldfish for the Neknominate online drinking game has been been banned from owning fish for five years.’

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BBC News, 2nd March 2015

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Ceri Morgan uploaded pornography onto Tesco iPad in Swansea – BBC News

Posted February 2nd, 2015 in community service, news, pornography, sentencing by sally

‘A Tesco customer has been given a 12-month community order after changing the display image of a demonstration iPad to a pornographic photo.’

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BBC News, 31st January 2015

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Mother who left baby strapped in pushchair for 14 hours is spared jail – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 2nd, 2015 in child neglect, community service, news, sentencing by sally

‘Derby woman avoids prison sentence after admitting neglect by leaving 10-month-old son strapped in pushchair without feed in urine-soaked nappy.’

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd February 2015

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Death certificate changes urged by top pathologist – BBC News

Posted January 21st, 2015 in community service, coroners, doctors, documents, families, inquiries, murder, news by sally

‘It is “incomprehensible” that the death certificates system has not been reformed since the conviction of Harold Shipman, a leading pathologist says.’

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BBC News, 21st January 2015

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Primary school caretaker found with over 600 child abuse images walks free from court – The Independent

Posted January 16th, 2015 in community service, indecent photographs of children, news, sentencing by sally

‘A 55-year-old primary school caretaker walked free from Cardiff Crown court, claiming possessing over 600 child abuse images was “just a morbid curiosity.”’

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The Independent, 15th January 2015

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Teaching assistant who tied 7-year-old child to a chair sentenced to 12-month community service – The Independent

Posted January 9th, 2015 in child cruelty, community service, news, sentencing, teachers by sally

‘The “cruel” teaching assistant who “humiliated” a seven-year-old girl over five months at a West Yorkshire school has been given a 12-month community service order.’

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The Independent, 8th January 2015

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NHS fraud doctor Anthony Madu avoids prison – BBC News

Posted December 16th, 2014 in community service, doctors, fraud, news, sentencing, sick leave, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A gynaecologist who defrauded the NHS out of tens of thousands of pounds working as a locum while off work sick from a Cardiff hospital has avoided prison.’

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BBC News, 15th December 2014

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Seaham rabbit torturers spared prison – BBC News

Posted October 6th, 2014 in animal cruelty, community service, compensation, internet, news, sentencing by sally

‘Two men who posed naked in the bath with a pet rabbit before torturing and killing it have been spared jail.’

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BBC News, 3rd October 2014

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Former PCSO tipped off the Sun over Naomi Campbell arrest – The Guardian

‘A former police community support officer (PCSO) has avoided jail after he admitted tipping off the Sun that supermodel Naomi Campbell was in custody over an allegation of assault.’

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The Guardian, 18th September 2014

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Gambling addict who sold stamps from late father’s collection spared jail – The Guardian

Posted August 6th, 2014 in community service, gambling, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘The son of a renowned philatelist who stole part of his late father’s stamp collection to fund his obsession with a single fruit machine in a bookmaker’s shop has been spared jail after his mother asked for leniency.’

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The Guardian, 5th August 2014

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Police launch scheme for victims to choose punishment – Daily Telegraph

‘A Police and Crime Commissioner has launched scheme to allow victims to decide how criminals should be punished. ‘

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Daily Telegraph, 30th July 2014

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