Ex-Britain First leader Paul Golding jailed over mosque ban – BBC News

Posted December 16th, 2016 in contempt of court, Islam, news, sentencing by tracey

‘The former leader of Britain First has been jailed for breaching a court order telling him not to enter a mosque or encourage others to do so.’

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BBC News, 15th December 2016

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Karen Danczuk’s rapist brother jailed for 15 years – BBC News

Posted December 16th, 2016 in news, rape, sentencing by tracey

‘The brother of Karen Danczuk has been jailed for 15 years for a series of sex attacks on her and two other victims.’

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BBC News, 15th December 2016

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Two men jailed for throwing firework into east London care home – The Guardian

Posted December 16th, 2016 in arson, criminal damage, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Two men who threw a firework into a care home, leaving a resident with life-changing injuries, have been jailed.’

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The Guardian, 15th December 2016

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Prisoner jailed for 45 years over letters threatening to kill people – The Guardian

Posted December 15th, 2016 in harassment, mental health, news, prisons, sentencing, threatening behaviour by tracey

‘A prison inmate who wrote a series of letters from his cell threatening to kill 10 people, including prison staff and police officers, and then have sex with their corpses has been jailed for 45 years.’

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the Guardian, 14th December 2016

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Tractor driver jailed over death of boy he hit while over the limit – The Guardian

Posted December 14th, 2016 in alcohol abuse, health & safety, news, sentencing by sally

‘A tractor driver who drank the estimated equivalent of 13 pints of beer the night before he ran over and killed an 11-year-old boy on a farm has been jailed for more than a year.’

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The Guardian, 13th December 2016

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Stefano Brizzi jailed for PC Gordon Semple’s murder – BBC News

Posted December 13th, 2016 in murder, news, police, sentencing by sally

‘A man who strangled a Metropolitan Police officer before trying to dissolve his body in an acid-filled bath has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 12th December 2016

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Murderer jailed for 1986 rape thanks to DNA testing advances – BBC News

Posted December 12th, 2016 in DNA, news, rape, recidivists, sentencing by sally

‘A convicted murderer has been given a second life sentence for a rape he committed 30 years ago – thanks to advances in DNA testing.’

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BBC News, 9th December 2016

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Man fined for first crime committed on tiny Caldey Island – The Guardian

Posted December 9th, 2016 in community service, costs, fines, news, sentencing, Wales by sally

‘The first crime in living memory to be recorded on a holy island off the coast of west Wales has resulted in a man receiving a fine and community order.’

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The Guardian, 8th December 2016

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Rider who took selfie with skeletal horse given ban after she is caught by Facebook pictures – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 9th, 2016 in animal cruelty, community service, costs, disqualification, horses, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman has been banned from keeping horses after Facebook users spotted pictures of her riding a skeletal ex-racehorse online.’

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Daily Telegraph, 8th December 2016

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Kettering parents jailed for ‘sickening’ baby abuse – BBC News

Posted December 8th, 2016 in child abuse, indecent photographs of children, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A couple who inflicted such “sickening” injuries on their five-week-old daughter that she will never be able to walk or talk have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 7th December 2016

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Court orders farmer, 83, to pay £30,000 over Britain’s ‘most dangerous herd of cows’ that killed one rambler in spate of attacks – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 7th, 2016 in agriculture, animals, health & safety, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

‘An 83-year-old farmer who kept Britain’s “most dangerous” herd of cows ignored official warnings to control them before they attacked and killed a retired professor.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th December 2016

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Paedophile wanted by FBI jailed for assaulting girl in English park – Daily Telegraph

‘A “dangerous sexual deviant” wanted by the FBI has been jailed for sexually assaulting a teenage girl in a Lancashire park.’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th December 2016

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Driving offences and penalties relating to causing death or serious injury – Ministry of Justice

Posted December 5th, 2016 in careless driving, consultations, dangerous driving, news, sentencing by sally

‘The government recognises that there is public concern about sentencing for offenders who kill or seriously injure others on the road and is committed to making sure that the legislative framework that the courts operate within reflects the seriousness of offending and the culpability of the offender.’

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Ministry of Justice, 5th December 2016

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Patrick Adams jailed for nine years for shooting man ‘he labelled a grass’ – The Guardian

Posted December 5th, 2016 in grievous bodily harm, news, sentencing by sally

‘A member of a crime family who shot an associate he had apparently accused of being a “grass” has been sentenced to nine years in prison.’

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The Guardian, 2nd December 2016

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Rotherham man jailed for ‘hideous’ child sex offences – BBC News

Posted December 5th, 2016 in child abuse, news, rape, sentencing, sexual grooming, sexual offences by sally

‘An 18-year-old man who groomed, raped and abused seven girls in a series of “hideous” sex attacks has been jailed for nine years.’

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BBC News, 2nd December 2016

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PC axe attacker Nathan Sumner jailed for 15 years – BBC News

Posted December 5th, 2016 in grievous bodily harm, news, police, sentencing by sally

‘A man who attacked a policewoman with an axe has been jailed for 15 years.’

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BBC News, 2nd December 2016

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Dangerous drivers who kill could face life in prison – BBC News

Posted December 5th, 2016 in dangerous driving, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘Drivers who cause death by dangerous or careless driving could get life in prison under new government proposals.’

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BBC News, 4th December 2016

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Father who raped daughter ‘almost daily’ jailed for 14 years – The Independent

Posted December 2nd, 2016 in child abuse, domestic violence, news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A father who raped his daughter “almost daily” has been jailed for 14 years.’

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The Independent, 30th November 2016

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Our prisons are overflowing with immature and vulnerable men – The Guardian

‘Young men don’t mature psychologically until their mid-20s. Condemning so many to the toxic environment of our jails is a recipe for reoffending and suicide.’

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The Guardian, 1st December 2016

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Lord Chief Justice: Community service is not tough enough and needs to be a more visible punishment – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 1st, 2016 in community service, judges, news, penalties, prisons, rehabilitation, sentencing by sally

‘Community service is not tough enough and needs to be a more visible punishment, Britain’s most senior judge has suggested as he says offenders view non-jail sentences as “getting off” free.’

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Daily Telegraph, 30th November 2016

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