‘Catch Me If You Can’ fugitive on the run once again – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 29th, 2014 in early release, fugitive offenders, news, parole, recidivists by michael

‘A robber who went on the run and taunted police with ‘Catch Me If You Can’-style messages has disappeared again after being granted early release.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th May 2014

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The Supreme Court’s curious constitutional U turn over prisoner rights – UK Human Rights Blog

“Writing in his magisterial new work, Human Rights and the UK Supreme Court, Professor Brice Dickson noted that the Human Rights Act had created ‘an internationalized system of human rights protection rather than a constitutional one.’ Indeed, there had been a marked resistance on the part of the Supreme Court to use the common law to achieve the same goal of human rights protection. In Osborn v The Parole Board the Supreme Court seemed to resile from this position.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 13th October 2013

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Osborn (FC) (Appellant) v The Parole Board (Respondent); Booth (FC) (Appellant) v The Parole Board (Respondent); In the matter of an application of James Clyde Reilly for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland) – Supreme Court

Osborn (FC) (Appellant) v The Parole Board (Respondent); Booth (FC) (Appellant) v The Parole Board (Respondent); In the matter of an application of James Clyde Reilly for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland) | [2013] UKSC 61 (YouTube)

Supreme Court, 9th October 2013

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Baby P’s mother Tracey Connelly to be released from prison – The Guardian

“The mother of Peter Connelly, the toddler known as Baby P who died with more than 50 injuries despite being on the at-risk register, has been recommended for release from prison by the Parole Board.”

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The Guardian, 8th October 2013

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Chris Grayling scraps early release for child rape and terrorism – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted October 7th, 2013 in child abuse, early release, news, prisons, rehabilitation, statistics, terrorism by sally

“Today [4 October] the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) announced that there would be significant changes to the early release provisions. An MoJ press release stated that primary legislation would be brought forward in the new year.”

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 4th October 2013

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Grayling to end automatic early release for child rape and terrorism convicts – The Guardian

Posted October 4th, 2013 in early release, news, rape, sexual offences, terrorism, violent offenders by sally

“Prisoners convicted of raping a child or of terrorism offences will no longer qualify for automatic release after serving half their sentence, the justice secretary, Chris Grayling, has announced.”

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The Guardian, 4th October 2013

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Wolverhampton rubbish chute mother can be freed – BBC News

Posted September 4th, 2013 in children, early release, grievous bodily harm, mental health, news, sentencing by sally

“A mother who threw her newborn daughter down a rubbish chute when she had severe post-natal depression can be released from jail, judges have ruled.”

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BBC News, 3rs September 2013

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Footballer Courtney Meppen-Walter returned to jail after release error – BBC News

Posted July 3rd, 2013 in careless driving, early release, homicide, news by sally

“An ex-Manchester City footballer mistakenly released from prison early after killing a brother and sister in a car crash has returned to jail.”

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BBC News, 2nd July 2013

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Chris Grayling to crack down on criminals freed early from jail – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 22nd, 2013 in early release, news, prisons, sentencing by sally

“Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has plans to crack down on criminals who are freed from jail halfway through their sentence.”

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd May 2013

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Chris Huhne and ex-wife Vicky Pryce freed from prison early – The Guardian

Posted May 13th, 2013 in costs, early release, news, perverting the course of justice by tracey

“Ex-minister and former wife released after serving a quarter of sentences for perverting course of justice.”

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The Guardian, 13th May 2013

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Huhne and Pryce: what is the normal sentence for their crime? – The Guardian

“The eight month prison sentences imposed on Chris Huhne and Vicky Pryce are well within the normal range for such offences but slightly longer than many had expected.”

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The Guardian, 11th March 2013

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Released prisoners to be banned from moving around country – The Guardian

Posted February 28th, 2013 in early release, freedom of movement, news, prisons, probation, rehabilitation by sally

“Newly released prisoners will be banned from moving around the country when they leave jail to ensure they complete rehabilitation programmes, Chris Grayling has told MPs.”

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The Guardian, 27th February 2013

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Appeal court orders release of severely disabled prisoner – The Guardian

Posted February 11th, 2013 in appeals, drug trafficking, early release, medical treatment, news, prisons by sally

“The appeal court has shown ‘exceptional mercy’ to a severely disabled prisoner, releasing him from prison early after his lawyers argued the prison service could not meet his complex medical needs.”

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The Guardian, 8th February 2013

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Killer who murdered passerby was released without going before mental health tribunal – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 8th, 2013 in early release, mental health, murder, news, tribunals by sally

“A woman who killed her mother was freed under a secret fast-track process and went on to murder a stranger in the street.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th February 2013

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Father of abducted Atiya must remain in jail, judge rules – The Guardian

Posted January 15th, 2013 in child abduction, detention, early release, news, sentencing by sally

“A man who abducted his young daughter, took her to Pakistan and refused to reveal her whereabouts for more three years should stay in jail, a judge has ruled.”

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The Guardian, 14th January 2013

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Criminals should spend longer in jail, says Chris Grayling – The Guardian

Posted January 7th, 2013 in budgets, early release, news, prisons, sentencing by sally

“Criminals should spend longer in jail and not be automatically released after serving half their sentence, the justice secretary has said.”

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The Guardian, 5th January 2013

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Whole life prison terms upheld by Court of Appeal – BBC News

Posted November 21st, 2012 in appeals, dangerous offenders, early release, human rights, murder, news, prisons, rape by sally

“The Court of Appeal has upheld the principle of whole life sentences for the most dangerous of offenders, saying it does not breach human rights.”

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BBC News, 21st November 2012

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Judges ruling on whole-life case – BBC News

Posted November 21st, 2012 in appeals, dangerous offenders, early release, human rights, judges, murder, news, rape, sentencing by sally

“Five leading judges are to rule on appeals by four convicted criminals against their whole-life tariffs.”

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BBC News, 21st November 2012

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Prison gates mentor plan for released inmates – BBC News

Posted November 20th, 2012 in early release, news, prisons, probation, rehabilitation by sally

“Every prisoner released in England and Wales should have their own mentor to help them get their lives back on track, the justice secretary is to say.”

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BBC News, 20th November 2012

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Judge frees killer jailed after Number 10 protest – BBC News

Posted October 1st, 2012 in early release, news, parole, sentencing, terrorism by sally

“The High Court has ordered the release of a man jailed in the run-up to the Olympics, because of terrorism-related convictions dating from the 1970s.”

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BBC News, 28th September 2012

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