The Lord Janner U-turn: what is the public interest in a trial of the act? – Crimeline

‘Yesterday’s U-turn concerning the decision to prosecute Lord Janner for alleged child sex offences has thrown a spotlight onto a procedure in English criminal law called the “trial of the act”. What is this procedure and what purpose does it serve? And why has its application to Lord Janner’s case proved controversial?’

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Crimeline, 30th June 2015

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Edward Huxley guilty of Wrexham historical abuse charges – BBC News

Posted July 1st, 2015 in child abuse, news, sexual offences by sally

‘A fifth man has been found guilty of historical sexual abuse in Wrexham during the 1980s.’

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BBC News, 30th June 2015

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Father jailed for forcing 14-year-old daughter to marry 30-year-old in Manchester who sexually abused her – The Independent

Posted July 1st, 2015 in children, forced marriages, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A father has been jailed for forcing his daughter to marry a 30-year-old man on her 14th birthday.’

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The Independent, 1st July 2015

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Judge’s Instagram ruling a ‘practical solution’ to problems of online anonymity, says expert – OUT-LAW.com

‘A judge’s decision to allow a man experiencing alleged harassment over the internet to serve legal claims to the person accused of the activity via Instagram “appears to be a practical solution” to the issue of online anonymity, an expert has said.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 26th June 2015

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Greville Janner case: Alison Saunders faces calls to publish secret papers – Daily Telegraph

‘Alleged child abuse victims and MPs say independent review of bungled case must be made public.’

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Daily Telegraph, 29th June 2015

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Child rapist banned from contact with children is given permission to live with toddler daughter – Daily Telegraph

‘The 24-year-old man was convicted of raping a 12-year-old girl when he was 17, but is said to be ‘contrite and remorseful’ about the ‘awful crime’.’

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Daily Telegraph, 26th June 2015

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Roger Griffiths cleared of historical sex abuse charges – BBC News

Posted June 29th, 2015 in child abuse, news, sexual offences by sally

‘One of seven men on trial for historical child sex offences has been cleared of all charges against him.’

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BBC News, 26th June 2015

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The Lord Janner U-turn is the CPS’s own fault – The Guardian

‘Between the independent reviewer and the DPP there’s no disagreement on facts, but ultimately it’s highly unlikely Janner will appear in court.’

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The Guardian, 29th June 2015

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Lord Janner: DPP Alison Saunders was wrong not to bring charges against peer, lawyer rules – The Independent

‘Accusations that Greville Janner, the former Labour MP, sexually abused a number of children are to be tested in court after an independent lawyer ruled the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) was wrong not to bring charges.’

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The Independent, 28th June 2015

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Three men guilty of historical Wrexham sex abuse – BBC News

Posted June 26th, 2015 in children, news, sexual offences by sally

‘Three men have been found guilty of historical sexual offences against children carried out in the Wrexham area during the 1980s.’

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BBC News, 25th June 2015

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Alison Saunders: My Lord Janner decision could be reversed – Daily Telegraph

‘Director of Public Prosecutions suggests she will accept the outcome of a review if her decision not to prosecute the Labour peer is overruled’

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Daily Telegraph, 25th June 2015

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Rotherham child sex abuse: ‘Hundreds’ of potential suspects, including two current or former councillors, investigated – The Independent

Posted June 25th, 2015 in child abuse, inquiries, news, sexual offences by sally

‘Hundreds of possible suspects, including two serving or former Rotherham councillors, have been identified so far by an investigation into child sexual abuse in the town, the National Crime Agency has said.’

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The Independent, 24th June 2015

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Airline passenger ‘so drunk he didn’t know what country he was in’ jailed for sexual assault on cabin crew – The Independent

Posted June 24th, 2015 in aircraft, airports, alcohol abuse, news, sexual offences, transport by sally

‘A man has been jailed after pleading guilty to sexual assault, threatening and abusive behaviour, assault and being drunk whilst on a plane between Glasgow and Turkey.’

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The Independent, 23rd June 2015

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Head teacher Anne Lakey guilty of underage sex with boys – BBC News

Posted June 24th, 2015 in children, news, sexual offences, teachers by sally

‘A nationally-acclaimed head teacher has been found guilty of having underage sex with two boys.’

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BBC News, 23rd June 2015

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Bartle Frere, ex-BA pilot, jailed for child sex abuse – BBC News

Posted June 18th, 2015 in child abuse, news, retrials, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A paedophile who carried out child sex crimes during stopovers while working as a British Airways pilot has been jailed for 12 years and six months.

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BBC News, 17th June 2015

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Number of sexual assaults reported on children rises to 85 a day – The Guardian

‘Police are recording 85 sexual assaults on children each day after an increase of more than a third in reports of abuse and exploitation, new figures have revealed.’

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The Guardian, 17th June 2015

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Appeal court jails Kelly Richards for sex with schoolboy – BBC News

Posted June 15th, 2015 in appeals, child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A mother spared prison for having sex with a schoolboy has been given a two-and-a-half year jail term after judges overruled her original punishment.’

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BBC News, 12th June 2015

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HIV positive man jailed for seven years for infecting two women despite knowing he was a carrier – The Independent

Posted June 15th, 2015 in HIV, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A man who infected two women with HIV after having unprotected sex with them despite knowing he was a carrier has been jailed for seven years.’
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The Independent, 13th June 2015

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UK under fire over ‘incoherent’ approach to domestic violence – The Guardian

‘The British government has been criticised by the UN for lacking “a consistent and coherent” approach to tackling violence against women, warning that its austerity agenda will further undermine the safety of vulnerable individuals.’

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The Guardian, 14th June 2015

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Pembroke Dock child abuser, 75, jailed for life – BBC News

Posted June 8th, 2015 in news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A 75-year-old Pembrokeshire man who abused three children over a 15-year period has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 5th June 2015

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