Men who groom vulnerable young girls will be dealt with ‘severely’, judge says – The Guardian

‘The most senior judge in England and Wales today said men who prey on vulnerable young girls for sex will be dealt with “severely”, as he dismissed appeals from four paedophile groomers.’

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The Guardian, 9th December 2014

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Sun journalist Nick Parker cleared of misconduct – BBC News

‘A Sun reporter has been cleared of aiding and abetting misconduct in a public office, but convicted of handling an MP’s stolen mobile phone.’

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BBC News, 9th December 2014

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John McHale Tameside murder: David Platt given life sentence – BBC News

Posted December 9th, 2014 in arson, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man found guilty of murdering a fellow Tameside guest house resident before setting fire to his body has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 9th December 2014

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Daniel Pelka’s stepfather loses murder conviction appeal – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 9th, 2014 in appeals, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘Mariusz Krezolek loses Court of Appeal bid to challenge conviction for murdering stepson Daniel Pelka, as he and boy’s mother Magdelena Luczak fail to win sentence appeal.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th December 2014

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Blindfold sex knife attack ex-wife jailed for murder attempt – BBC News

Posted December 9th, 2014 in attempts, murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who tried to murder her ex-husband after blindfolding him following sex and telling him she had a surprise in store has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 8th December 2014

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Give child abuse viewers medical help, not prison terms, says police chief – The Independent

‘Child abuse viewers who access images and video on the internet need medical help to overcome “perverse attractions” rather than serve prison terms, said a senior police officer.’

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The Independent, 6th December 2014

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Criminals breaching community orders ‘should be jailed for a week’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 8th, 2014 in crime, crime prevention, news, probation, sentencing by sally

‘Major new report calls for new ‘short, sharp shock’ for prolific offenders.’

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Daily Telegraph, 8th December 2014

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Bradford Lidl ‘slip’ fraudster Waheed Iqbal sentenced – BBC News

‘A man who deliberately “slipped” on a wet bag in a supermarket so he could make a £10,000 insurance claim has been given a suspended jail term.’

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BBC News, 5th December 2014

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Two Britons jailed for 13 years for joining jihadi group in Syria – The Guardian

‘Two British men who travelled to Syria to join an al-Qaida-linked terrorist group have been jailed for nearly 13 years.’

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The Guardian, 5th December 2014

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Couple who faked son’s blindness for insurance claim are jailed – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 8th, 2014 in forgery, fraud, insurance, news, personal injuries, sentencing by sally

‘Former soldier Jeremy Jones and his wife Sally Anne Jones are given 12 months in prison after claiming their son had been blinded in one eye falling off his bike.’

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Daily Telegraph, 5th December 2014

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Swearing man ‘risks life in prison’ after 176 convictions – BBC News

Posted December 5th, 2014 in ASBOs, news, public order, sentencing by sally

‘A man with 176 convictions for repeated foul-mouthed outbursts risks spending the rest of his life in prison.’

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BBC News, 4th December 2014

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Child abduction changes – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted December 4th, 2014 in child abduction, detention, false imprisonment, kidnapping, news, reports, sentencing by sally

‘Proposed amendments to child abduction legislation will have a far-reaching impact on family law, write Joanna Farrands and Helen Habershon.’

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Law Society’s Gazette, 1st December 2014

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Lee Rigby murder: Killer loses legal challenges – BBC News

Posted December 3rd, 2014 in appeals, armed forces, murder, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘Michael Adebolajo, one of the two men found guilty of killing Fusilier Lee Rigby, has lost legal challenges against his conviction and sentence.’

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BBC News, 3rd December 2014

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Ched Evans: Release, Retribution and Rehabilitation – Littleton Chambers

‘In April 2012 Ched Evans, the former Wales and Sheffield United striker, was convicted of raping a 19-year-old woman in a hotel room in Rhyl, Denbighshire. It is a shocking and a wholly unacceptable crime for him to have committed.’

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Littleton Chambers, 1st December 2014

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Determined deterrence – what next? – White Collar Crime Blog

Posted December 3rd, 2014 in banking, financial regulation, fines, markets, news, sentencing by sally

‘The FCA’s Penalty Notices in the recent Spot FX Trading Investigation totalling £1.1 Bn set out very careful and thorough explanations of how the respective Penalties have been reached, identifying the relevant guidance and breaches of Principle. In the FCA’s Final Notice for Citibank for example, following the principles and guidance in the FCA’s Decision Procedures and Penalties Manual, the FCA expressly referred to five criteria: the need for “credible deterrence”, the nature, seriousness and impact of the breach, failures to respond adequately as regards conduct against the context of the LIBOR enforcement actions, Citibank’s previous disciplinary record and the discount applicable for settling terms “at an early stage of the Authority’s investigation”.’

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White Collar Crime Blog, 28th November 2014

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Galiazia v Governor of HMP Hewell and others – WLR Daily

Posted December 2nd, 2014 in law reports, release on licence, remand, sentencing by sally

Galiazia v Governor of HMP Hewell and others [2014] EWHC 3427 (Admin); [2014] WLR (D) 509

‘Section 240ZA(3) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003, as inserted, allowed time on remand to be counted only against time spent in custody and it could not be credited to reduce time spent on licence.’

WLR Daily, 23rd November 2014

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Nurse faked having baby by ‘borrowing’ friend’s child – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 2nd, 2014 in birth, forgery, fraud, imprisonment, news, nurses, sentencing by sally

‘Court hears how Charmaine Wilson tricked Liam Griffiths into believing drunken one-night stand led to the birth of a baby boy’

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Daily Telegraph, 1st December 2014

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Doctor Myles Bradbury jailed for abusing young patients – BBC News

‘A paedophile doctor who abused young cancer patients has been sentenced to 22 years in jail. Myles Bradbury, 41, of Herringswell, Suffolk, admitted abusing 18 children in his care at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, between 2009 and 2013.’

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BBC News, 1st December 2014

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‘Dog sat on my accelerator’ speeding driver is jailed – BBC News

‘A driver who claimed his excessive speed during a police chase was due to his dog sitting on the accelerator pedal has been jailed for 13 months.’

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BBC News, 27th November 2014

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‘Monster’ who beat baby is given 17-year term – BBC News

‘A “monster” father who pretended to dote on his four-month-old daughter but broke her neck and damaged her spine has been given a 17-year term.’

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BBC News, 27th November 2014

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