Mother sentenced after leaving dead baby in Manchester garden – The Independent

Posted April 16th, 2012 in child cruelty, concealing birth, news, sentencing by sally

“A woman who placed the body of her newborn baby in her friend’s garden has walked free from court.”

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The Independent, 13th April 2012


Serial offenders repeatedly escape with cautions – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 16th, 2012 in cautions, news, persistent offenders by sally

“Thousands of serial offenders are being repeatedly let off with a caution, magistrates have warned.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th April 2012


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted April 16th, 2012 in law reports by sally

High Court (Administrative Court)

Taylor & Ors v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government & Anor [2012] EWHC 684 (Admin) (22 March 2012)

Shutt & Anor, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Justice [2012] EWHC 851 (Admin) (11 April 2012)