Gang involved in £5m mortgage fraud given jail sentences – BBC News

Posted December 19th, 2014 in conspiracy, fraud, mortgages, news, sentencing by sally

‘A gang of people who carried out an “audacious” mortgage fraud worth more than £5m have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 18th December 2014

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Man jailed over cling film mummification ‘sex death’ – BBC News

Posted December 19th, 2014 in homicide, negligence, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for five years for causing the death of a man covered in cling film during a sex game.’

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BBC News, 18th December 2014

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New domestic abuse law on controlling behaviour unveiled – BBC News

Posted December 18th, 2014 in consultations, domestic violence, news, sentencing, victims by sally

‘A new domestic abuse offence for “coercive and controlling behaviour” within relationships has been announced by the home secretary.’

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BBC News, 18th December 2014

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London man convicted of killing ex-partner and baby daughter – The Guardian

Posted December 18th, 2014 in domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “monstrous” father has been jailed for 35 years, after being found guilty of hacking to death his former long-term partner and their 22-month-old baby daughter, on the day he was supposed to move out of the family home.’

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The Guardian, 17th December 2014

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PC Katie Murray jailed for leaking Cregan and drugs info to sister and ex-lover – BBC News

‘A PC who passed on intelligence about police killer Dale Cregan and planned drugs raids to her sister and drug-dealing former lover has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 17th December 2014

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Man jailed for five years for raping woman on his 18th birthday night out – The Independent

Posted December 17th, 2014 in news, rape, sentencing, victims by sally

‘A man has been jailed for five years for raping a woman during a night out to celebrate his 18th birthday.’

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The Independent, 16th December 2014

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Judge condemns laws that leave him powerless to give dangerous paedophile tough sentence – Daily Telegraph

‘Judge Andrew Woolman says laws mean he has to give sex offender Jason Leonard a “completely academic” sentence after he breached his licence conditions.’

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Daily Telegraph, 15th December 2014

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DJ Chris Denning jailed for 13 years for abusing 24 boys – The Independent

‘Former Radio 1 DJ Chris Denning has been jailed for 13 years for sexually assaulting 24 boys – including one allegedly at Jimmy Savile’s house.’

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The Independent, 16th December 2014

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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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Murdered mum Natasha Trevis ‘not listened to’, report finds – BBC News

Posted December 15th, 2014 in complaints, domestic violence, murder, news, police, reports, sentencing, social services by tracey

‘A mother of three murdered by her “controlling” partner was “not listened to or heard” by the authorities, a report has found.’

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BBC News, 15th December 2014

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Ex-prison officer jailed for selling Jon Venables story – BBC News

Posted December 12th, 2014 in conspiracy, misfeasance in public office, news, sentencing by sally

‘An ex-prison officer has been jailed for three-and-a-half years for selling details about James Bulger’s killer to a journalist.’

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BBC News, 11th December 2014

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Body parts killer Nathan Robinson sentenced to life in prison for father’s death – BBC News

Posted December 12th, 2014 in diminished responsibility, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A son who killed his father and put his dismembered body into storage boxes he was using as a TV stand, has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 10th December 2014

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Supreme Court finds third way between Strasbourg and House of Lords – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted December 12th, 2014 in human rights, imprisonment, news, rehabilitation, sentencing, Supreme Court by sally

‘Indeterminate sentences and the inadequate funding of rehabilitation during them has posed problems since Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) sentences hamstrung the system. The courts here and in Strasbourg have been in two minds what to do about cases where prisoners have not received the assistance they ought to have received – and hence are not, by domestic standards, ready for release.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 11th December 2014

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George Galloway attacker jailed for 16 months – The Guardian

Posted December 12th, 2014 in assault, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who attacked the Respect MP George Galloway in the street while calling him an “antisemitic little man” has been jailed for 16 months.’

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The Guardain, 11th December 2014

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Mother jailed for promoting terrorism on Facebook – The Guardian

Posted December 12th, 2014 in internet, Islam, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘An “extremist” mother-of-six who took pictures of her toddler son holding a toy gun and daydreamed about sending his eight-year-old brother to fight jihad when he grows up has been jailed for five years and three months for promoting terrorism on social media.’

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The Guardian, 11th December 2014

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Jimmy Savile’s friend Ray Teret jailed for 25 years for series of sex crimes – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 11th, 2014 in news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘Ray Teret – known as Ugli Ray – used celebrity status in the Manchester club scene to prey on ‘starstruck’ victims.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th December 2014

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R (on applications of Haney, Kaiyam, Massey and Robinson) v The Secretary of State for Justice – Supreme Court

Posted December 11th, 2014 in appeals, damages, human rights, law reports, rehabilitation, sentencing, Supreme Court by sally

R (on the application of Faisal Kaiyam) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Justice (Respondent)
On appeal from the Court of Appeal (Civil Division) (England and Wales) [2014] UKSC 66
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Supreme Court, 10th December 2014

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Facebook reunion murder: David Hoyle killed Rebecca Bamber – BBC News

Posted December 11th, 2014 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend after rekindling their relationship on Facebook.’

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BBC News, 10th December 2014

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Skelmersdale man jailed for murdering Polish neighbour – BBC News

Posted December 10th, 2014 in closed circuit television, murder, news, racism, sentencing by sally

‘A man who hacked to death his Polish neighbour in a “savage and ferocious” machete attack in Lancashire has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 10th December 2014

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‘Very dangerous’ paedophile released over ‘unlawful’ sentence – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 10th, 2014 in appeals, child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘Jeffrey Charles Goodwyn, who has previous for raping a nine-year-old, is released on appeal from sentence for sexually assaulting girl, 7.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th December 2014

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