Offending rates among children in care investigated – BBC News

Posted June 24th, 2015 in care homes, child abuse, child neglect, children, news, young offenders by sally

‘An independent review is being launched to examine why so many children in care in England and Wales end up in the criminal justice system.’

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BBC News, 23rd June 2015

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Eight years for teenager in UK terror grooming case – The Guardian

Posted June 1st, 2015 in armed forces, autism, news, sentencing, terrorism, young offenders by michael

A teenage terrorist has been sentenced to eight years for grooming a young man with learning difficulties to carry out a Lee Rigby copycat killing.

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The Guardian, 30th May 2015

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Schoolgirl jailed for filmed attack on young boy ‘told magistrate whatever, whatever, whatever, whatever when asked for her address’ – The Independent

Posted May 26th, 2015 in assault, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A schoolgirl detained for eight months after attacking a boy reportedly told magistrates “whatever, whatever, whatever, whatever, whatever” when she was asked to list her address.’

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The Independent, 22nd May 2015

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Sofyen Belamouadden murder: The inside story of a crime that horrified Britain – The Independent

Posted April 27th, 2015 in gangs, murder, news, sentencing, violent disorder, young offenders by sally

‘It is five years since the schoolboy was murdered in Victoria Station. His mother Naima talks to Joshi Herrmann about that terrible day.’

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The Independent, 25th April 2015

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Boy of 13 given life sentence for killing woman by stamping on her face – The Guardian

Posted April 20th, 2015 in closed circuit television, murder, news, robbery, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A 13-year-old boy, who killed a woman by stamping on her face, has been given a life sentence.’

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The Guardian, 17th April 2015

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Glen Parva criticised over Greg Revell death – BBC News

Posted April 20th, 2015 in coroners, death in custody, inquests, news, ombudsmen, prisons, suicide, young offenders by sally

‘A coroner has criticised a young offenders’ institution for failing to identify the risk to an 18-year-old remand prisoner who hanged himself.’

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BBC News, 18th April 2015

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Teenager jailed for punching 16-year-old girlfriend in stomach and causing miscarriage – The Independent

‘A teenager has been jailed for punching his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach, causing her to lose the baby.’

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The Independent, 18th April 2015

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Boy, 13, jailed after admitting to north London stabbing – The Guardian

Posted April 13th, 2015 in guilty pleas, murder, news, sentencing, weapons, young offenders by sally

‘One of the youngest children to plead guilty to murder has been locked up for a minimum of 11 years after sentencing at the Old Bailey.’

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The Guardian, 11th April 2015

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Essex child abuse: Family of rape victim, five, want case reviewed – BBC News

Posted March 30th, 2015 in child abuse, children, complaints, news, police, rape, victims, young offenders by sally

‘The parents of a five-year-old rape victim have called for a new police investigation into her case.’

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BBC News, 29th March 2015

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What should we do with violent children? One secure home may have the answer – The Guardian

‘The young people locked up in Clayfields House have been convicted of serious crimes, from assault to murder. Under close supervision, many have turned their lives around – but now this unusual prison may be under threat.’

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The Guardian, 18th March 2015

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Removal of clothing by police and Article 8 ECHR – Court of Appeal expresses sympathy for vulnerable position of children in custody – UK Human Rights Blog

‘The Court of Appeal has considered the compatibility with Article 8 ECHR of the police’s removal of a 14 year old girl’s clothing after she had been arrested and taken to a police station.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 9th March 2015

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Young offender rehabilitation staff criticised – BBC News

Posted March 12th, 2015 in news, prison officers, probation, rehabilitation, reports, young offenders by sally

‘Work to stop young offenders committing more crimes after their release from custody is hampered by “distrust” among the staff responsible, inspectors say.’

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BBC News, 12th March 2015

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This is Abuse summary report – Home Office

‘This report summarises the development and evaluation of the campaign.’

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Home Office, 8th March 2015

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Teenager sentenced for throwing bleach in model’s face – The Guardian

Posted March 3rd, 2015 in assault, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A teenager who threw bleach into a young model’s face in a “spiteful and vengeful act” has been sentenced to 27 months in a young offender institution.’

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The Guardian, 2nd March 2015

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Protecting the Innocent – BBC Law in Action

Posted February 11th, 2015 in appeals, firearms, gangs, imprisonment, miscarriage of justice, murder, news, young offenders by sally

‘Dwaine George was sent to prison in 2001 for murder. Aged 18 and a member of a Manchester gang, he was convicted for shooting dead another 18-year-old and sentenced to life imprisonment. But Dwaine George said he didn’t do it and continued to protest his innocence throughout the 12 years he eventually served. He was finally vindicated by the Court of Appeal shortly before Christmas, when his conviction was quashed.’

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BBC Law in Action, 12th February 2015

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Imprisonment ‘turns young offenders into sex criminals’ – The Independent

Posted February 10th, 2015 in imprisonment, news, prisons, reports, sexual offences, young offenders by sally

‘Plans for Europe’s largest juvenile prison were criticised last night after a new report claimed that jailing children increased the chances of them becoming sex offenders in adulthood.’

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The Independent, 10th 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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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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Boy, 16, who murdered teacher Ann Maguire loses challenge to jail term – The Guardian

Posted January 30th, 2015 in appeals, murder, news, school children, sentencing, teachers, young offenders by sally

‘The 16-year-old boy who murdered teacher Ann Maguire has lost a challenge to his 20-year minimum term.’

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The Guardian, 29th January 2015

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Connor Barrett party murder youths jailed for life – BBC News

Posted January 19th, 2015 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘Two teenagers who murdered a man at a 21st birthday party they gatecrashed have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 16th January 2015

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