Aston Robinson guilty of Kayleigh-Anne Palmer’s scarf murder – BBC News

Posted October 6th, 2014 in domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing, video recordings by sally

‘A man who strangled his 16-year-old pregnant girlfriend with a scarf has been jailed for life for her murder.’

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BBC News, 3rd October 2014

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Man jailed for making fake detectors he claimed could find Madeleine McCann – The Guardian

Posted October 6th, 2014 in explosives, fraud, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for making bogus bomb detectors that he claimed could find missing Madeleine McCann.’

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The Guardian, 3rd October 2014

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Woman has sentence increased for sexual activity with 14-year-old boy – The Guardian

Posted October 3rd, 2014 in appeals, children, news, sentencing, sexual offences, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A woman who engaged in sexual activity with a 14-year-old boy after a drunken night out has been jailed by leading judges who overturned her “unduly lenient” non-custodial sentence.’

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The Guardian, 3rd October 2014

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Fake bomb detector husband jailed for three years – BBC News

Posted October 3rd, 2014 in fraud, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who claimed plastic devices he made in his garden shed could detect bombs and find missing Madeleine McCann has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 3rd October 2014

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Five jailed in Sheffield teenager sex abuse and trafficking case – The Guardian

Posted October 3rd, 2014 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual grooming, trafficking in human beings by tracey

‘Five men have been given jail sentences totalling more than 28 years after a 13-year-old girl who ran away from home was trafficked for sex while she was missing for more than a week, police said.’

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The Guardian, 2nd October 2014

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Steven Miles jailed for murder of girlfriend Elizabeth Thomas – BBC News

Posted October 2nd, 2014 in autism, murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘A teenage boy obsessed with a TV serial killer has been jailed for at least 25 years for murdering and dismembering his 17-year-old girlfriend.’

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BBC News, 2nd October 2014

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Fraud, bribery and money laundering offences guideline comes into effect – Sentencing Council

Posted October 2nd, 2014 in bribery, Crown Court, fraud, magistrates, money laundering, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Following a period of training and implementation the definitive guideline on fraud, bribery and money laundering offences came into effect on 1 October 2014.’

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Sentencing Council, 1st October 2014

Source: http://sentencingcouncil.judiciary.gov.uk

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Dave Lee Travis indecent assault sentence to be reviewed – The Guardian

‘The attorney general’s office is to review the three-month suspended sentence given to the former BBC Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis for indecent assault.’

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The Guardian, 29th September 2014

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Peter Nunn jailed for abusive tweets to MP Stella Creasy – The Guardian

Posted September 29th, 2014 in harassment, internet, malicious communications, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Court sentences man to 18 weeks’ jail for bombarding politician with abuse on Twitter over Jane Austen £10 note campaign’

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The Guardian, 29th September 2014

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Drunk man smeared blood on victims in Grantham park – BBC News

Posted September 29th, 2014 in assault, indecent exposure, news, outraging public decency, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who drunkenly exposed himself in a park, smeared his own blood on two men and threw bottles at people has been jailed for eight months.’

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BBC News, 26th September 2014

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Dave Lee Travis given suspended sentence – BBC News

Posted September 26th, 2014 in news, sentencing, sexual offences, suspended sentences by tracey

‘Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis has been given a suspended sentence of three months for indecently assaulting a woman in 1995.’

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BBC News, 26th September 2014

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Gatwick Airport PCSO jailed for stealing from passengers – BBC News

Posted September 26th, 2014 in airports, community support officers, news, police, sentencing, theft by tracey

‘A Sussex PCSO who stole thousands of pounds from passengers while on duty at Gatwick Airport, has been jailed for six and a half years.’

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BBC News, 25th September 2014

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‘Cannibal’ nurse jailed for nine years – The Guardian

‘An NHS nurse who was convicted of sexual grooming after plotting to behead and eat a girl has been jailed for nine years.’

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The Guardian, 25th September 2014

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Father ‘bit baby daughter on forehead before beating and shaking her to death’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 26th, 2014 in child abuse, children, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A “callous and brutal” father who murdered his baby daughter by repeatedly biting, punching and shaking her has been jailed for life with a minimum of 22 years.’

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Daily Telegraph, 25th September 2014

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Court rejects call for woman’s jail term over false rape claims to be increased – The Guardian

Posted September 26th, 2014 in appeals, news, perverting the course of justice, rape, sentencing by tracey

‘The solicitor general has been criticised for asking a court to increase a three-and-a-half-year jail term imposed on a trainee barrister and new mother convicted of falsely accusing her former boyfriend of a series of rapes and assaults. Robert Buckland QC asked the court of appeal to increase the sentence handed to Rhiannon Brooker, 30, after she was found guilty of fabricating allegations that led to her ex-partner Paul Fensome being jailed for 36 days. But three appeal court judges ruled that the term should not be increased.’

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The Guardian, 25th September 2014

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Jail for solicitor who kept on practising after being struck off – Legal Futures

Posted September 25th, 2014 in disqualification, guilty pleas, imprisonment, news, sentencing, solicitors by sally

‘A solicitor has been jailed for practising despite being struck off nearly two years ago in what is thought to be the first time a court has imposed an immediate custodial sentence for such an offence.’

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Legal Futures, 25th September 2014

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Isle of Wight woman jailed for ‘acid attack’ in Sandown – BBC News

Posted September 25th, 2014 in grievous bodily harm, news, sentencing by sally

‘A jealous wife has been jailed for nine years for throwing caustic soda over a waitress at her husband’s restaurant.’

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BBC News, 24th September 2014

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Juvenile Offenders: A Different Approach Needed? – Part IV – No. 5 Chambers

‘In this series written for Criminal Law & Justice Weekly, Navpreet Virk and No5 member Richard Gibbs present the opposing arguments surrounding the manner in which the youth courts treat juveniles convicted of criminal offences and examine the countervailing arguments and policies. In the final part of this series, Richard Gibbs writes that the criminal justice system is predicated on finding the fairest way of dealing with juveniles.’

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No. 5 Chambers, 10th September 2014

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Dave Lee Travis could face jail sentence after indecent assault conviction – The Guardian

Posted September 24th, 2014 in bail, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘The former BBC Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis faces a possible prison sentence after being convicted of indecently assaulting a woman working in television almost 20 years ago.’

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The Guardian, 23rd September 2014

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Hoax child death caller jailed – The Guardian

Posted September 24th, 2014 in news, sentencing, telecommunications, victims by sally

‘A hoax caller who phoned families at random and claimed their relatives had died has been jailed for four months.’

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The Guardian, 23rd September 2014

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