‘Draconian’ judge says riot sentences were fair – The Independent

Posted June 18th, 2012 in bail, internet, judges, news, sentencing, violent disorder by sally

“The judge who sent a teenage girl to jail for eight months for stealing a bottle of Lucozade and a bag of sweets during last summer’s riots has vigorously defended the tough judicial response in which two-thirds of defendants were denied bail and harsh custodial sentences were handed down to first-time offenders.”

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The Independent, 16th June 2012

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