Andy Coulson eligible for move from Belmarsh prison – The Guardian

Posted August 15th, 2014 in conspiracy, interception, media, news, prisons, privacy, retrials, sentencing, telecommunications by tracey

‘Andy Coulson, David Cameron’s former director of communications, looks set to be moved from high-security Belmarsh prison after finally being classified as posing no risk to society.’

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The Guardian, 14th August 2014

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Yeovil ‘singing lessons’ paedophile Paul Francis jailed – BBC News

Posted August 14th, 2014 in news, sentencing, sexual grooming, sexual offences by sally

‘A paedophile who gave out hand-written posters offering singing lessons in order to groom children has been jailed for four years.’

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BBC News, 13th August 2014

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Peterborough men jailed for plotting miscarriage attack – BBC News

‘A man who plotted to have his pregnant lover beaten up in order to get rid of their unborn child has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 12th August 2014

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Woman teacher who had sexual relationship with female pupil walks free – Daily Telegraph

‘Hayley Southwell, 27, given a suspended sentence after her victim refuses to co-operate with police.’

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Daily Telegraph, 12th August 2014

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Boy sentenced to four years for rape of girl aged 10 – BBC News

Posted August 13th, 2014 in child abuse, news, rape, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A 15-year-old boy has been sentenced to four years for raping a 10-year-old girl in Shrewsbury town centre.’

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BBC News, 12th August 2014

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Extremist jailed for possessing terrorist material and evading justice – The Guardian

Posted August 12th, 2014 in bail, news, passports, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘An extremist convicted of trying to flee the country after he was caught with terrorist material on his computer has been jailed for a total of two years and seven months.’

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The Guardian, 12th August 2014

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Robbers who threatened boy with axe jailed – BBC News

Posted August 12th, 2014 in news, offensive weapons, robbery, sentencing, threatening behaviour by sally

‘Three men have been jailed for a series of robberies across the Midlands, including one in which they held an axe to the throat of a nine-year-old boy.’

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BBC News, 11th August 2014

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Daniel Palmer found guilty of Portuguese man’s murder – BBC News

Posted August 12th, 2014 in alcohol abuse, closed circuit television, DNA, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been found guilty of the murder of a Portuguese immigrant who was about to travel home after failing to find work in the UK.’

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BBC News, 11th August 2014

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Abolishing prison sentences for drug users: sensible or a step too far? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted August 12th, 2014 in drug abuse, health, imprisonment, news, rehabilitation, sentencing by sally

‘Nick Clegg announced last week that a pledge to abolish prison sentences for the possession of drugs for personal use will form part of the Liberal Democrat’s manifesto for the next election. The manifesto commitment would include a promise to move the drug policy lead from the Home Office to the Department of Health, and would seek to divert users into treatment for their addiction, community sentences, or to civil penalties that do not attract a criminal record. The plans would even extend to the possession of Class A substances such as heroin and crack cocaine. This is a controversial proposal, but does it have merit?’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 11th August 2014

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Regina v Ali (Salah) – WLR Daily

Regina v Ali (Salah) [2014] EWCA Crim 1658; [2014] WLR (D) 366

‘It was permissible for the statutory assumptions in section 10 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 to be applied in a case where a defendant was either voluntarily or involuntarily absent through illness.’

WLR Daily, 31st August 2014

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Child abuse couple jailed for a total of 25 years – BBC News

Posted August 11th, 2014 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A separated couple who sexually and physically abused their children over prolonged period have been jailed for a total of 25 years.’

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BBC News, 8th August 2014

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Woman who tried to trick strangers into raping former colleague jailed – The Guardian

Posted August 11th, 2014 in assault, internet, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences, threatening behaviour by sally

‘A woman who used sex chatrooms to try to trick strangers into raping a former work colleague has been jailed for six years.’

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The Guardian, 8th August 2014

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Criminals jailed by magistrates to pay victim surcharge – BBC News

Posted August 8th, 2014 in imprisonment, magistrates, news, restorative justice, sentencing, victims by sally

‘Criminals jailed by magistrates’ courts in England and Wales will no longer be excused from victim surcharge payments by serving extra prison time.’

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BBC News, 8th August 2014

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Alfie Sullock death: Michael Pearce nine-year term reviewed – BBC News

Posted August 7th, 2014 in children, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘The nine-year jail sentence of the man convicted of killing baby Alfie Sullock is being reviewed by the Attorney General after complaints it is too lenient.’

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BBC News, 7th August 2014

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Cheltenham man murdered his ex-wife and hid body in bed – The Guardian

Posted August 7th, 2014 in domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who murdered his ex-wife and hid her body in her own bed, where it lay undiscovered for three weeks, has been jailed for at least 16 years.’

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The Guardian, 6th August 2014

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‘Hardcore’ criminals with 100 convictions avoid prison – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 7th, 2014 in assault, crime, crime prevention, criminal damage, news, prisons, recidivists, sentencing by sally

‘A “hardcore” of repeat offenders, some with more than 100 convictions, are avoiding prison in record numbers, ministers have admitted.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th August 2014

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‘Juvenile’ TV science fan jailed for making pipe bombs – BBC News

Posted August 6th, 2014 in explosives, news, sentencing by sally

‘A science fan who made six pipe bombs after being inspired by a television show has been jailed for six months.’

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BBC News, 5th August 2014

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Amina Agboola murder: Death-kick killer Dean Harris jailed – BBC News

‘A man who murdered his girlfriend’s two-year-old daughter by kicking her so hard he ruptured her liver, has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 5th August 2014

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Yvette Hallsworth murder: Mateusz Kosecki jailed for Derby stabbing – BBC News

Posted August 6th, 2014 in murder, news, prostitution, sentencing by sally

‘A teenager who lured a prostitute into an alleyway and then stabbed her to death has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 5th August 2014

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Gambling addict who sold stamps from late father’s collection spared jail – The Guardian

Posted August 6th, 2014 in community service, gambling, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘The son of a renowned philatelist who stole part of his late father’s stamp collection to fund his obsession with a single fruit machine in a bookmaker’s shop has been spared jail after his mother asked for leniency.’

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The Guardian, 5th August 2014

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