Fake lawyer Mohammed Kabba jailed for ‘tricking judges’ – BBC News

Posted August 14th, 2015 in impersonation, news, perverting the course of justice, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who tricked high-ranking judges into thinking he was a solicitor has been sentenced to 16 months in prison.’

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BBC News, 14th August 2015

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Actor who accused Conservative MP Ken Clarke of sexually assaulting him cleared of perverting the course of justice – The Independent

Posted July 31st, 2015 in news, perverting the course of justice, sexual offences by sally

‘An actor who accused former chancellor Ken Clarke of sexually assaulting him has been cleared of perverting the course of justice.’

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The Independent, 30th July 2015

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Constance Briscoe avoids £89,000 in costs for perverting course of justice – The Guardian

Posted July 28th, 2015 in barristers, costs, news, perverting the course of justice by sally

‘One of Britain’s first black female judges has avoided paying thousands of pounds after her trial for lying to police investigating the Chris Huhne speeding points scandal.’

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The Guardian, 27th July 2015

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Jailed barrister Constance Briscoe loses appeal over conviction – The Guardian

Posted July 9th, 2015 in appeals, barristers, evidence, news, perverting the course of justice by sally

‘One of Britain’s first black female judges, who was jailed for lying to police investigating the Chris Huhne speeding points scandal, has lost an appeal against her conviction.’

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The Guardian, 8th July 2015

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Eleanor de Freitas rape case: Legal bid for new inquest – Daily Telegraph

‘Family of vulnerable 23-year-old woman who took own life after being charged with making false rape claim launch new legal bid.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th July 2015

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London Underground worker jailed for falsely claiming she was raped – The Independent

Posted June 24th, 2015 in news, perverting the course of justice, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A London Underground worker, who falsely claimed she was raped after a night out, has been jailed for eight months for perverting the course of justice, with the judge adding she had “let down genuine rape victims.”’

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The Independent, 23rd June 2015

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It’s 30 years since the miners’ strike. But justice for Orgreave shouldn’t have a time limit – The Guardian

‘Police behaviour at Orgreave paved the way for Hillsborough five years later. The IPCC’s decision not to investigate teaches the state that it can mistreat citizens with impunity.’

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The Guardian, 12th June 2015

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Mother jailed for sheltering nursery school teacher’s murderer – Daily Telegraph

‘Fiona Cullum sobs in the courtroom as her suspended sentence for perverting the course of justice is declared ‘unduly lenient’.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th June 2015

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IPCC will not investigate Orgreave police action during miners’ strike – The Guardian

‘The Independent Police Complaints Commission will not mount a formal investigation into allegations of criminal wrongdoing by police even though it has found evidence to suggest that police officers assaulted miners at the mass picket of the Orgreave coking plant during the 1984-85 miners’ strike, then perverted the course of justice and committed perjury in the failed prosecutions which followed.’

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The Guardian, 12th June 2015

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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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Amelia Jones murder: Grandfather Mark Jones gets 25 years – BBC News

‘A man who murdered his five-week-old granddaughter has been jailed for life and will serve a minimum of 25 years.’

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BBC News, 30th April 2015

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Two men jailed for life for murder of east London partygoer – The Guardian

‘Two men have been jailed for life for a group attack on a young father after a party in east London.’

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The Guardian, 27th April 2015

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Alex Peguero Sosa death: Lee Dent jailed for murder – BBC News

‘A man has been jailed for murdering a teenage footballer by stabbing him in the neck with a broken bottle.’

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BBC News, 20th March 2015

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Eleanor de Freitas inquest: Family’s anger at suicide verdict for woman who killed herself before trial for ‘false rape claim’ – The Independent

‘The family of a young woman who killed herself days before she was due to stand trial for making false rape allegations have attacked the inquest into her death, saying they may launch legal proceedings over alleged failings by the CPS for allowing her case to go to court.’

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The Independent, 17th March 2015

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Theresa May to order probe into collapse of police corruption trial – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 10th, 2015 in corruption, inquiries, news, perverting the course of justice, police, trials by sally

‘The Home Secretary has ordered a QC-led inquiry into the collapse of the UK’s biggest police corruption trial.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th February 2015

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Pub chef and manager jailed over Christmas dinner that left a diner dead – The Guardian

‘A pub chef and his manager have both been jailed after a Christmas dinner served at their restaurant left a mother dead and dozens of other diners ill with food poisoning.’

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The Guardian, 23rd January 2015

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Statement from the Director of Public Prosecutions on Eleanor de Freitas – CPS News Brief

‘Eleanor de Freitas’ tragic death was just days before she was due to stand trial for perverting the course of justice. The pending inquest will deal with the circumstances surrounding her death and I do not want to interfere with that process. However the case has understandably raised questions about private prosecutions in these types of cases and why the CPS took over and continued this particular case.’

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CPS News Brief, 9th December 2014

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CPS ‘right’ to pursue De Freitas case after rape allegation – BBC News

‘The UK’s top prosecutor has defended pursuing a woman who killed herself days before appearing in court accused of making a false rape allegation.’

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BBC News, 9th December 2014

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