Teenager fined after taking selfie in court – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 3rd, 2014 in contempt of court, costs, fines, news, photography, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘Joel Norris took a photo of himself and four co-defendants during his trial and uploaded it on to Twitter saying, ‘Lads in the court box lol’.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd July 2014

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Teenagers sentenced for ‘wicked’ murder of Liverpool man in gang attack – The Independent

Posted July 3rd, 2014 in gangs, murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘Five teenagers described as a “marauding mob” have been sentenced for the brutal murder of a young man in a Liverpool launderette.’

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The Independent, 2nd July 2014

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Bedtimes introduced for young offenders – BBC News

Posted June 30th, 2014 in codes of practice, enforcement, news, prisons, young offenders by sally

‘All young offenders will face strict bedtimes for the first time, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has announced.’

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BBC News, 28th June 2014

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Michael Piggin trial collapses after jury fails to reach verdicts – The Guardian

Posted June 2nd, 2014 in explosives, firearms, juries, news, retrials, young offenders by sally

‘A teenager accused of plotting a Columbine-inspired massacre at his former school in Loughborough has walked free from court after the collapse of his second trial.’

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The Guardian, 30th May 2014

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Luton boy, 16, filmed beating animals banned for life – BBC News

Posted May 23rd, 2014 in animal cruelty, news, rehabilitation, young offenders by sally

‘A teenager who had footage on his phone of him kicking a cat in the face and repeatedly beating a dog has been banned from keeping animals for life.’

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BBC News, 22nd May 2014

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Plan for Europe’s biggest children’s prison ‘would put young offenders at increased risk of harm or death’ – The Independent

Posted May 12th, 2014 in bills, children, news, prisons, young offenders by sally

‘Controversial plans to build Europe’s biggest children’s prison in the Midlands would put young offenders at increased risk of harm and even death, campaigners warned last night.’

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The Independent, 11th May 2014

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Teenagers guilty of Liverpool launderette murder – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2014 in murder, news, young offenders by sally

‘Five teenagers, some as young as 14, have been found guilty of murdering a 19-year-old man in a Liverpool launderette.’

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BBC News, 8th May 2014

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Sex abuser Christopher Mancini ‘could have been prosecuted earlier’ – BBC News

‘A teenager who was jailed for 49 sexual offences involving 13 boys could have been prosecuted earlier, a report has said.’

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BBC News, 29th April 2014

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Boy’s ‘campaign of rape’ against nine-year-old sister – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2014 in incest, news, rape, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A teenage boy who carried out a “campaign of rape” against his younger sister has been given a 10-year custodial sentence.’

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BBC News, 24th April 2014

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Impose tougher sentences for knife crimes, says top judge – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 17th, 2014 in judges, magistrates, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘The most senior judge in England and Wales has called on magistrates to impose tougher sentences for youths who carry knives.’

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Daily Telegraph, 16th April 2014

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Regina (JC and another) v Central Criminal Court (Just for Kids Law intervening) – WLR Daily

Regina (JC and another) v Central Criminal Court (Just for Kids Law intervening): [2014] EWHC 1041 (Admin);   [2014] WLR (D)  166

‘Any order made by any court under section 39 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933 prohibiting the identification of (among others) a defendant under the age of 18 years could not extend to reports of the proceedings after the subject of the order had reached the age of majority at 18.’

WLR Daily, 8th April 2014

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Sharif Demirsay murder: Three teens given life sentences – BBC News

Posted April 14th, 2014 in burglary, intimidation, murder, news, sentencing, witnesses, young offenders by sally

‘Three teenagers have been given life sentences for murdering a grandfather in a gold and cash raid.’

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BBC News, 11th April 2014

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Sharif Demirsay murder: Court scuffle after raid teens convicted – BBC News

Posted April 11th, 2014 in burglary, murder, news, young offenders by sally

‘Scuffles broke out inside a court after three teenagers were found guilty of murdering a grandfather in a raid for gold and cash at his bungalow.’

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BBC News, 10th April 2014

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Anonymity protection for under age defendants expires when they are 18: High Court – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted April 10th, 2014 in anonymity, children, explosives, media, news, terrorism, young offenders by sally

‘This case raises the question whether an order made under s. 39 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933 … prohibiting the identification of (among others) a defendant under the age of 18 years, can last indefinitely or whether it automatically expires when that person attains the age of 18 years. It has wide implications not only for young defendants but also for victims, witnesses, others concerned in proceedings and, of course, the media. [Sir Brian Leveson P, giving the judgment of the court , opening the case at para 1].’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 9th April 2014

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Prison officers’ failings contributed to vulnerable boy’s death, inquest rules – The Guardian

‘An inquest jury has found multiple failings by staff at a young offender institution contributed to the death of a 17-year-old boy, who had been bullied by other inmates.’

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The Guardian, 4th April 2014

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Hassan Mahmood stabbing: Killer jailed for 16 years – BBC News

Posted April 2nd, 2014 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A teenager who stabbed a schoolboy in a park has been jailed for a minimum of 16 years.’

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BBC News, 1st April 2014

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Teen jailed after he got lethal arsenal delivered to family home – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 17th, 2014 in drug offences, firearms, news, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘A teenager who bought a machine gun online and had it delivered to his family home, along with hundreds of rounds of ammunition and nunchucks, has been jailed for six years.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th March 2014

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One in 20 prisoners are gipsies, says official report – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 12th, 2014 in gipsies, news, ombudsmen, prisons, statistics, young offenders by tracey

‘ Gipsies make up one in 20 of the jail population, according to a new report by an official watchdog. Research by Nick Hardwick, the Chief Inspector of Prisons, found gipsies and travellers were “significantly over represented” in adult prisons in England and Wales, making up 5 per cent of the total.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th March 2014

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Michael Piggin: Terror offences accused can be named – BBC News

Posted March 4th, 2014 in anonymity, explosives, news, terrorism, young offenders by sally

‘A judge has lifted an order banning the naming of an 18-year-old man charged with terror offences.’

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BBC News, 3rd March 2014

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Lewis Dale jailed for life for murdering grandmother – BBC News

Posted March 4th, 2014 in attempts, drug abuse, grandparents, murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A teenager who murdered his grandmother and tried to kill his grandfather while high on drugs has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 3rd March 2014

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