Connah Smith jailed for nurses murder bid – BBC News

Posted November 11th, 2014 in attempts, false imprisonment, murder, news, nurses, sentencing, threatening behaviour, wounding by tracey

‘A man found guilty of attempting to murder two trainee nurses who were stabbed, doused with petrol and almost set on fire has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 11th November 2014

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Ex RAF officer sentenced to 13 years for child sex abuse – BBC News

Posted November 11th, 2014 in armed forces, news, sentencing, sexual offences by michael

‘A former RAF officer has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for committing 23 sex offences against boys at a German military base in the 1980s.’

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BBC News, 10th November 2014

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Two men jailed over Dancing Jesus site music piracy – BBC News

Posted November 11th, 2014 in artistic works, intellectual property, internet, news, sentencing by michael

‘Two men have been jailed for illegally distributing music through an online music forum.’

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BBC News, 10th November 2014

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Libya father Belaid jailed for kidnap of Welsh girl – BBC News

Posted November 11th, 2014 in child abduction, imprisonment, news, sentencing by michael

‘A man who refused to return his child to Wales after kidnapping her and taking her to Libya two years ago has been jailed for six-and-a-half years.’

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BBC News, 10th November 2014

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Former Met police officer avoids prison after being caught possessing thousands of child abuse images ‘because of his background’ – The Independent

‘A former Met police officer who was caught with nearly two and a half thousand indecent images and films of children has avoided a prison sentence after a judge cited “his background” as a mitigating factor.’

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The Independent, 8th November 2014

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Magistrates’ leader hits back at ‘blue rinse’ stereotype – The Independent

Posted November 10th, 2014 in imprisonment, magistrates, news, sentencing by sally

‘The lay judiciary is fed up of being used as a “punch bag” by ill-informed politicians who have an outdated view of magistrates as “blue-rinse” establishment figures who like sending people to prison.’

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The Independent, 9th November 2014

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‘Juju’ sex trafficker Lizzy Idahosa jailed for eight years – BBC News

Posted November 10th, 2014 in news, prostitution, sentencing, trafficking in human beings, witchcraft by sally

‘A woman who was found guilty of trafficking two women from Nigeria to the UK to work in the sex trade has been jailed for eight years.’

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BBC News, 7th November 2014

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Ian Edmondson jailed for eight months over phone hacking – The Guardian

Posted November 7th, 2014 in conspiracy, guilty pleas, interception, news, sentencing, telecommunications by tracey

‘A former news editor at the News of the World has been sentenced to eight months in prison after he pleaded guilty to plotting to hack the phones of public figures, sports stars and celebrities.’

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The Guardian, 7th November 2014

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‘Quadriplegic’ conman Alan Knight jailed for four and a half years – BBC News

Posted November 7th, 2014 in disabled persons, forgery, news, sentencing, theft by tracey

‘A fraudster who allegedly pretended to be a quadriplegic and in a coma for two years to evade justice has been jailed for four and a half years.’

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BBC News, 7th November 2014

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Max Clifford loses appeal to cut assaults sentence – BBC News

Posted November 7th, 2014 in appeals, news, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘Former celebrity publicist Max Clifford has had an appeal against his eight-year sentence for sex offences rejected by the Court of Appeal.’

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BBC News, 7th November 2014

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Nottingham dog owner banned after pet attacked woman – BBC News

Posted November 6th, 2014 in animals, compensation, dogs, news, sentencing, supervision orders, suspended sentences by sally

‘A woman has been banned from owning animals for life after her dog mauled her pregnant friend, tearing off part of her lip and almost killing her.’

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BBC News, 5th November 2014

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Portsmouth tattooist inked 13-year-old girl – BBC News

Posted November 5th, 2014 in children, licensing, news, sentencing, victims by sally

‘An unlicensed tattooist who inked a 13-year-old girl has been given an eight-month suspended jail sentence.’

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BBC News, 4th November 2014

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Will Cornick sentence disproportionate, say youth justice campaigners – The Guardian

Posted November 5th, 2014 in Crown Court, murder, news, rehabilitation, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘Youth justice campaigners have voiced concerns over the 20-year minimum tariff given to the 16-year-old schoolboy who murdered teacher Ann Maguire.’

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The Guardian, 4th November 2014

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‘Disabled’ bodybuilder Peter Beddoe jailed for fraud – BBC News

Posted November 4th, 2014 in fraud, news, sentencing, social security by sally

‘A former Mr Wales who falsely claimed £28,332 in disability benefits whilst competing in bodybuilding contests has been jailed for six months.’

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BBC News, 3rd November 2014

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Judge attacks Chris Grayling for failing to provide prisoners with healthy sex courses – Daily Telegraph

‘High Court judge says the Justice Secretary is failing in his duty to provide the course high-risk prisoners need to take before they are considered for release.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd November 2014

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Sentence for Ann Maguire’s killer ‘out of step with rest of western Europe’ – The Guardian

Posted November 4th, 2014 in mental health, murder, news, rehabilitation, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘The 20-year minimum sentence handed out to the killer of teacher Ann Maguire is too harsh and puts Britain out of step with more lenient attitudes in the rest of Europe, according to a leading youth justice campaigner.’

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The Guardian, 4th November 2014

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Puppy farmer jailed for at least 25 years for double murder – The Guardian

Posted November 3rd, 2014 in complaints, domestic violence, firearms, murder, news, police, sentencing by sally

‘An 82-year-old puppy farmer has been jailed for at least 25 years for murdering his partner and her daughter in a double killing on his dog farm in Surrey.’

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The Guardian, 31st October 2014

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Police cautions could be scrapped in reform of criminal punishments – The Independent

‘Police cautions could be scrapped under the Justice Secretary’s plans to stop victims feeling criminals have got away “scot-free”.’

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The Independent, 1st November 2014

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A1(M) wrong-way police car collision driver jailed – BBC News

Posted November 3rd, 2014 in dangerous driving, news, police, road traffic offences, sentencing by sally

‘A motorist who drove for eight miles in the wrong direction on the A1(M) motorway before colliding with a police car has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 31st October 2014

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Extended terror sentences justified, appeal court rules – BBC News

Posted October 31st, 2014 in appeals, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘Three men who challenged their extended sentences for preparing terrorism offences have lost their appeals.’

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BBC News, 31st October 2014

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