Barrister cops double suspension after immigration conviction – Legal Futures

‘A barrister who was convicted last year of practising as an immigration adviser while his registration was suspended, has now been suspended from the Bar as well.’

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legal Futures, 28th July 2016

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Nuisance caller cost the taxpayer £78,000 by making 408 calls to the ambulance service in two years – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 28th, 2016 in assault, emergency services, health, news, nuisance, sentencing, Wales by tracey

‘A woman who cost the taxpayer £78,000 by phoning ambulance service more than 400 times in two years has been jailed.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th July 2016

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Divorced helicopter pilot who refuses to leave the marital home could be jailed – Daily Telegraph

‘A helicopter pilot who barricaded himself in the home he lost in his £6m divorce will be jailed if he does not get out of the property by next week.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th July 2016

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Parole Board chief urges indefinite jail release change – BBC News

Posted July 26th, 2016 in news, probation, release on licence, sentencing by sally

‘Prisoners held indefinitely after serving their minimum term or tariff should not have to prove it is “safe” to release them, new Parole Board chairman Nick Hardwick has said.’

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26th July 2016

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Hate crime: Prosecutors told to push for tougher sentences – BBC News

‘Prosecutors will be urged to push for tougher sentences for people committing hate crimes, following a rise in incidents after the EU referendum.’

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BBC News, 24th July 2016

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Seaside trip mum and friend locked up naked boy for hours – BBC News

Posted July 22nd, 2016 in child cruelty, news, sentencing, wounding by sally

‘A mother and her friend who locked her young son naked in a cupboard for hours while they went on a day trip to the seaside, have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 22nd July 2016

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Record sentence handed down in environmental prosecution – Local Government Lawyer

Posted July 22nd, 2016 in environmental protection, fraud, news, sentencing, waste by sally

‘A Leeds waste operator has been jailed for seven years and six months for £2.2m fraud involving recycled electrical waste following an Environment Agency investigation.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 19th July 2016

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Dating site murderer Miles Donnelly jailed for life – BBC News

Posted July 22nd, 2016 in internet, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who murdered a single mother he met on a dating website has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 21st July 2016

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Man jailed for using drone to fly drugs into prisons – The Guardian

Posted July 22nd, 2016 in conspiracy, drug offences, news, prisons, sentencing by sally

‘A man who used a drone to fly contraband into prisons has become the first person in the UK to be jailed for the crime, police said.’

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The Guardian, 21st July 2016

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Company fined £550,000 in first corporate manslaughter sentencing under new guideline – OUT-LAW.com

‘A construction firm based in north London has been fined £550,000 for corporate manslaughter offences, in the first sentencing since new guidelines were introduced in February.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 20th July 2016

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Men jailed over bacon tied to Bristol mosque door handles – BBC News

Posted July 21st, 2016 in harassment, hate crime, news, public order, racism, restraining orders, sentencing by tracey

‘Two men have been jailed and two women have been given suspended sentences after rashers of bacon were tied to door handles at a Bristol mosque.’

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BBC News, 20th July 2016

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James Warnock convicted 34 years after rape and murder – Crown prosecution Service

‘James Warnock, 56, was sentenced today at the Central Criminal Court to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 25 years for the murder of seventeen-year-old Yiannoulla Yianni in August 1982. He was sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonment for the rape of Yiannoulla. Warnock was convicted on 14 July 2016. The crimes took place in Yiannoulla’s home, where she lived with her family, in Hampstead, north London.’

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Crown prosecution Service, 18th July 2016

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Man jailed over Oldham carjacking of woman, 78 – BBC News

‘A man has been jailed for 11 years after he stole an elderly woman’s car and ran her over with it.’

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BBC News, 19th July 2016

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Teenagers sentenced for Primark toddler kidnap – The Guardian

Posted July 19th, 2016 in kidnapping, news, sentencing, sexual grooming, young offenders by sally

‘Two teenage girls have been detained for more than three years each for kidnapping a child from a Primark store after luring her away from her mother with sweets.’

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The Guardian, 18th July 2016

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Former police officer jailed for 18 years for raping two women – The Guardian

Posted July 18th, 2016 in news, police, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A former police constable who worked as a family liaison officer has been jailed for 18 years for raping two vulnerable women.’

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The Guardian, 15th July 2016

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Margate woman jailed for ‘cruel’ James Bulger tweets – BBC News

Posted July 15th, 2016 in harassment, internet, news, restraining orders, sentencing, stalking by tracey

‘A woman who admitted sending disturbing Twitter messages to the mother of murdered toddler, James Bulger, has been jailed for three years.’

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BBC News, 14th July 2016

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Speeding driver jailed after smash threw woman out of bath – BBC News

Posted July 15th, 2016 in dangerous driving, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A speeding motorist who drove his car straight through the wall of a house – throwing the tenant out of her bath – has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 14th July 2016

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Three jailed for selling drugged horses to hide health and behavioural problems – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Three people have been jailed for their roles in selling horses with physical ailments or behavioural issues to unsuspecting members of the public.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 11th July 2016

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Teenager jailed for posting murder trial images on Facebook – The Guardian

Posted July 14th, 2016 in contempt of court, courts, internet, news, photography, sentencing, trials, young persons by tracey

‘A teenager who took photographs in court as his friend was being jailed for murder and then glorified the killer on social media has been given a 15-month sentence.’

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The Guardian, 13th July 2016

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Increased risks for employers, says expert, as new illegal working offences come into force – OUT-LAW.com

Posted July 13th, 2016 in criminal justice, employment, immigration, news, prosecutions, sentencing by sally

‘New immigration offences have now come into force, meaning it will now be easier to prosecute those who employ illegal workers.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 13th July 2016

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