Paramedic sentenced over Walsall Manor Hospital death – BBC News

‘A paramedic has been sentenced for failing in his duty after the death of a man who collapsed outside a hospital.’

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BBC News, 11th February 2015

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Regina v Balogh; Attorney General’s Reference (No 117 of 2014) – WLR Daily

Posted February 11th, 2015 in appeals, guilty pleas, law reports, medical records, mental health, rape, sentencing by sally

Regina v Balogh; Attorney General’s Reference (No 117 of 2014) [2015] EWCA Crim 44; [2015] WLR (D) 49

‘A court’s obligation to follow any relevant sentencing guidelines unless satisfied that it would be contrary to the interests of justice to do so continued to apply where the offender was suffering from a mental disorder.’

WLR Daily, 4th February 2015

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Fifty Shades court cases: a Grey area of law – Daily Telegraph

‘The man who squirted his girlfriend with brown sauce, the woman with faulty lubricant…The five most bizarre court cases inspired by 50 Shades of Grey.’

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Daily Telegraph, 10th February 2015

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Prolific internet troll who branded victims paedophiles spared jail – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 11th, 2015 in bullying, internet, malicious communications, news, sentencing by sally

‘A prolific internet troll and former Conservative council candidate has escaped prison despite branding fellow users paedophiles.’

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Daily Telegraph, 10th February 2015

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RAF man jailed for shooting comrade in ‘party trick’ gone wrong – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 10th, 2015 in armed forces, courts martial, firearms, news, sentencing by sally

‘SAC Liam Gadsby had previously boasted to colleagues that he could pull the trigger on a loaded pistol without a bullet being fired.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th February 2015

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Vet Oliver Lown jailed over bestiality images – BBC News

Posted February 10th, 2015 in animal cruelty, news, recidivists, sentencing by sally

‘A former vet who was struck off after being filmed having sex with a horse and a dog has been jailed for possessing images of bestiality.’

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BBC News, 9th February 2015

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Husband given life sentence for ‘ferocious and chilling’ screwdriver attack against his wife – The Independent

Posted February 10th, 2015 in domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing, torture by sally

‘A husband who tortured and killed his wife has been handed a life sentence, after he left her with at least 270 injuries following a “ferocious and chilling” attack.’

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The Independent, 9th February 2015

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Sheffield man jailed for life for killing wife – BBC News

‘An “evil” husband who murdered his wife before hiding her body in a cupboard has been jailed for at least 23 years.’

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BBC News, 9th February 2015

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British jihadist Imran Khawaja jailed for 12 years – BBC News

Posted February 9th, 2015 in Islam, news, photography, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘A British jihadist who travelled to Syria then faked his own death to try to return to the UK undetected has been given a 12-year custodial sentence.’

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BBC News, 6th February 2015

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Lithuanian fraudster used ‘clever’ scam to steal £32,000 from John Lewis – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 9th, 2015 in fraud, news, sentencing by sally

‘Judge condemns Laima Butke’s devious con and jails her for 19-months, saying she hurt “decent company” John Lewis.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th February 2015

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Man jailed for drunkenly setting off fireworks by mistake and burning down family home – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 6th, 2015 in arson, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by sally

‘Daniel Ellis sentenced to 34 months after ‘staggering’ home and putting lighter to firework fuse that wrecked family house in North Wales’

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Daily Telegraph, 5th February 2015

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Gary Glitter found guilty of child sex offences – The Guardian

Posted February 6th, 2015 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘Former Glam rock star Gary Glitter faces spending the remainder of his life in prison after being found guilty of a series of child sex offences on three young girls, aged between 8 and 13.’

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The Guardian, 5th February 2015

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Retired teacher David Lowe jailed for pupils’ sex abuse – BBC News

‘A teacher who sexually abused boys at two prestigious Catholic boarding schools has been jailed for 10 years.’

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BBC News, 5th February 2015

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Cigarette row killer Kai Steele given 18 years – BBC News

Posted February 5th, 2015 in murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A teenager who stabbed a man to death during an argument sparked by a row over a cigarette has been detained for at least 18 years.’

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BBC News, 4th February 2015

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Music teacher avoids jail over extreme animal pornography and indecent images of children -

‘A music teacher has avoided being sent to prison after he pleaded guilty to possessing indecent images of children and extreme pornography involving animals.’

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The Independent, 4th February 2015

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British court to rule on death sentences for two Trinidad murderers – The Guardian

‘Seven British judges will consider whether two convicted murderers from Trinidad should have their death penalty sentences lifted by the privy council.’

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The Guardian, 4th February 2015

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London student jailed over Isis terror plot – The Guardian

‘A radical Muslim student who wanted the black flag of the Islamic State (Isis) to fly over Downing Street has been jailed for three and a half years after being found guilty of planning to join rebel forces in Syria.’

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The Guardian, 3rd February 2015

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Motorist sentenced to 14 months after driving wrong way around M25 – The Guardian

Posted February 4th, 2015 in accidents, dangerous driving, news, road traffic offences, sentencing by sally

‘A motorist drove the wrong way for nine miles down major roads including Britain’s busiest motorway.’

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The Guardian, 3rd February 2015

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Can you stop a paedophile before they even start? – BBC News

‘Between 1-2% of men are thought to be paedophiles. Some become dangerous criminals preying on children, while others never act on their feelings. However views are divided on how and when to intervene in order to protect children.’

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BBC News, 4th February 2015

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Margate ‘potato masher attacker’ Mariusz Dobkowski who befriended elderly man before beating him almost to death is jailed for life – The Independent

Posted February 4th, 2015 in attempts, elderly, fugitive offenders, murder, news, sentencing, violence, violent offenders by sally

‘A young man who befriended an elderly gentleman at a bus stop before following him home and beating him with a potato masher and a poker has been sentenced to life in jail.’

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The Independent, 3rd February 2015

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