Naked Rambler jailed for 16 months for breaching asbo – The Guardian

Posted January 7th, 2014 in ASBOs, news, sentencing by sally

‘The so-called Naked Rambler has been jailed for 16 months after a jury took just two minutes to find him guilty of breaching an antisocial behaviour order designed to prevent him from appearing nude in public.’

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The Guardian, 6th January 2014

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PM taskforce recommends new powers to tackle extremism – Home Office

Posted December 5th, 2013 in ASBOs, inciting religious hatred, internet, Islam, news, reports, terrorism by sally

‘New measures to tackle extremism and radicalisation across the UK have been proposed by the Prime Minister’s Extremism Taskforce.’

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Home Office, 4th December 2013

Source: www.gov.uk/home-office

Theresa May to outline anti-extremism plans – BBC News

Posted December 4th, 2013 in ASBOs, charities, consultations, incitement, internet, news, terrorism by sally

‘Home Secretary Theresa May is due to set out measures to tackle extremism after recommendations from a taskforce set up by the prime minister.’

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BBC News, 4th December 2013

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Council makes £1,500 payout after failure to tackle anti-social behaviour – Local Government Lawyer

Posted November 20th, 2013 in ASBOs, compensation, complaints, housing, local government, news, ombudsmen, repossession by sally

“A city council has agreed to pay a resident £1,500 after a series of errors meant she was forced to suffer anti-social behaviour from a neighbour for more than two years.”

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Local Government Lawyer, 19th November 2013

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New Asbo plans are assault on basic freedom, says former DPP Lord Macdonald – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 11th, 2013 in ASBOs, bills, demonstrations, freedom of expression, news, police by michael

“Plans to replace Asbos with wide ranging new orders clamping down on anything likely to cause ‘annoyance’ amount to ‘gross state  interference’ with basic freedoms, Lord Macdonald warns.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th November 2013

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Prisoner becomes first inmate to be given a CRASBO – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 21st, 2013 in ASBOs, domestic violence, harassment, news, prisons, sentencing by sally

“A convicted prisoner, with a history of violence against women, has become the first person to be issued with a CRASBO while still in jail.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th October 2013

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Pensioner handed jail sentence for selling crack cocaine – The Independent

Posted October 16th, 2013 in ASBOs, drug offences, elderly, news, sentencing by sally

“A ‘flamboyantly’ dressed pensioner who would leave his sheltered housing to sell crack cocaine in Soho, London has been jailed.”

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The Independent, 15th October 2013

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New antisocial measures won’t work, says Government’s Victims’ Commissioner – The Independent

Posted June 24th, 2013 in ASBOs, complaints, news, police, victims by sally

“The woman appointed by David Cameron to represent victims of crime, whose husband was killed by a gang of youths, has criticised two key aspects of the Government’s new antisocial behaviour reforms.”

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The Independent, 23rd June 2013

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Rhyl mosque fire attack: ‘Racist’ John Parkin jailed – BBC News

“A former serviceman has been jailed for trying to set fire to a Denbighshire mosque after hearing about the murder of soldier Lee Rigby in London.”

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BBC News, 20th June 2013

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‘Naked rambler’ Stephen Gough jailed for breaching Asbo – The Independent

Posted June 19th, 2013 in ASBOs, news, public order, sentencing by sally

“The ‘naked rambler’ has been jailed for 11 months after being found guilty of breaching an anti-social behaviour order (Asbo) banning him from being naked in public just minutes after it was imposed.”

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The Independent, 19th June 2013

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Birmingham City Council v James (Secretary of State for the Home Department intervening) – WLR Daily

Posted May 23rd, 2013 in appeals, ASBOs, gangs, injunctions, law reports, local government, violence by sally

Birmingham City Council v James (Secretary of State for the Home Department intervening) [2013] EWCA Civ 552; [2013] WLR (D) 185

“If the conditions in section 34 of the Policing and Crime Act 2009 were met then an injunction to prevent gang-related violence was appropriate. The court would not be required to ask itself whether an anti-social behaviour order under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 would have provided an adequate remedy.”

WLR Daily, 17th May 2013

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

New Asbo laws could infringe freedom, think tank warns – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 20th, 2013 in ASBOs, bills, news, police, proportionality by sally

“New laws to curb anti-social behaviour could be used by councils to interfere with law abiding citizens, a think tank has warned.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th May 2013

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Antisocial behaviour, policing and crime measures unveiled – Home Office

Posted May 10th, 2013 in ASBOs, bills, complaints, dogs, firearms, forced marriages, news, police by sally

“The government has introduced new legislation to tackle antisocial behaviour, criminalise forced marriage and reform the police.”

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Home Office, 9th May 2013

Source: www.gov.uk/home-office

Anti-social behaviour – The future – Hardwicke Chambers

Posted April 17th, 2013 in ASBOs, housing, injunctions, landlord & tenant, local government, news by sally

“In February 2011 the Home Office produced the consultation document ‘More Effective Responses to Anti-Social Behaviour’ – a response to the earlier document ‘The Coalition: our programme for government’.”

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Hardwicke Chambers, 12th April 2013

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‘Psychiatric Asbos’ were an error says key advisor – The Independent

Posted April 15th, 2013 in ASBOs, medical treatment, mental health, news by sally

“Controversial powers to treat mental health patients in the community while seriously curtailing their freedoms have been criticised by one of their strongest supporters.”

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The Independent, 14th April 2013

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Dog control powers axed despite fatal attack on teen – The Independent

Posted April 2nd, 2013 in ASBOs, dogs, homicide, news by sally

Plans to merge dog orders with antisocial behaviour powers fail to tackle irresponsible breeders

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The Independent, 31st March 2013

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‘Naked rambler’ given Asbo by Southampton magistrates – BBC News

Posted March 1st, 2013 in ASBOs, indecent exposure, news, public order, recidivists by tracey

“A man known as ‘the naked rambler’ has been given an interim Anti-social
Behaviour Order (Asbo) banning him from going nude in public places.”

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BBC News, 28th February 2013

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‘He is the devil himself’: Britain’s youngest ever ASBO holder, once branded an ‘imp of Satan’, turns to murder 10 years on – The Independent

Posted February 13th, 2013 in ASBOs, murder, news, recidivists, sentencing by sally

“A man has been found guilty of murdering his friend at a house party almost 10 years after he became Britain’s youngest ever ASBO holder.”

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The Independent, 12th February 2013

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Children face court action for being ‘annoying’ under new Asbo scheme – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 30th, 2013 in ASBOs, bills, children, civil justice, news, nuisance by sally

“Children could get in trouble with the law simply for being ‘annoying’ under the Home Secretary’s new scheme to replace Asbos, senior police, crime commissioners and councils have warned.”

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Daily Telegraph, 29th January 2013

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Nagging wife given an ASBO after keeping neighbours awake for three years – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 21st, 2012 in ASBOs, news, noise by tracey

“A nagging wife has been given an ASBO after keeping neighbours awake for three
years with her constant quibbling.”

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Daily Telegraph, 20th December 2012

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk