Charlie Elphicke: Ex-MP jailed for sex assaults on women – BBC News

Posted September 15th, 2020 in assault, news, parliament, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘Ex-Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke has been jailed for two years for sexually assaulting two women.’

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BBC News, 15th September 2020

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Maximum jail term for attacking emergency workers to be double – The Guardian

Posted September 15th, 2020 in assault, emergency services, news, police, sentencing by tracey

‘Increase to two years is among series of sentencing reforms announced by Ministry of Justice.’

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The Guardian, 15th September 2020

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Darlington man who punched officer ’40 times in head’ jailed – BBC News

Posted August 25th, 2020 in assault, guilty pleas, news, police, sentencing by sally

‘A man who police say punched an officer about 40 times in the head while being arrested has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 21st August 2020

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Man jailed for biting Rochdale PC during attack on officers – BBC News

Posted August 19th, 2020 in assault, coronavirus, criminal damage, imprisonment, news, police, sentencing by sally

‘A man who attacked three police officers during the Covid-19 lockdown, one of whom he bit, has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 18th August 2020

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Boy guilty over Oxford Street ‘coronavirus attack’ – BBC News

Posted August 11th, 2020 in assault, coronavirus, guilty pleas, hate crime, news, racism, young offenders by sally

‘A 15-year-old boy has admitted attacking a student from Singapore who was told “we don’t want your coronavirus in our country”.’

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BBC News, 10th August 2020

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Belly Mujinga: no charges after CPS review of rail worker’s Covid-19 death – The Guardian

‘No charges will be brought over the death of Belly Mujinga, the railway worker who died of Covid-19 after allegedly being spat on while at work, prosecutors have decided after reviewing the evidence.’

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The Guardian, 6th August 2020

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‘Evil witch’ David Lake jailed for ‘sadistic’ sex attack – BBC News

Posted August 3rd, 2020 in assault, grievous bodily harm, imprisonment, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A self-styled “evil black witch” has been jailed for life for a violent sex attack on a shopkeeper in his 70s.’

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BBC News, 31st July 2020

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Christopher Kapessa river death: No prosecution decision upheld – BBC News

‘A 14-year-old boy who pushed a boy, 13, into a river before he died will not be prosecuted, a review has concluded.’

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BBC News, 20th July 2020

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Tougher sentences for attacks on emergency workers considered – BBC News

Posted July 13th, 2020 in assault, consultations, emergency services, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘Plans to double the maximum jail term for criminals who assault emergency workers to two years are being considered by the government.’

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BBC News, 13th July 2020

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Plenty of Fish conman jailed for defrauding women – BBC News

Posted July 7th, 2020 in assault, fraud, guilty pleas, internet, intimidation, marriage, news, sentencing by sally

‘A fraudster who cheated women he had asked to marry him out of tens of thousands of pounds has been jailed for 10 years.’

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BBC News, 6th July 2020

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Delivery driver jailed for broken wing-mirror rage killing – BBC News

Posted June 24th, 2020 in assault, homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘A pizza delivery driver who killed a man in a “grotesque” overreaction to a broken wing-mirror has been jailed for 14 years.’

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BBC News, 23rd June 2020

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Ben Ashman: Man who ran over stepmother at wedding jailed – BBC News

‘A man who repeatedly drove over his stepmother in a drunken rage at a wedding has been jailed for six years.’

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BBC News, 11th June 2020

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Courts ‘preparing to fast-track prosecutions for Black Lives Matter protesters’ – Daily Telegraph

‘British courts are preparing to fast-track prosecutions for the Black Lives Matter protests, as justice secretary Robert Buckland has told magistrates to model the process along the lines of the response to rioting in London in 2011, The Times reported.’

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Daily Telegraph, 12th June 2020

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Belly Mujinga: CPS to review Covid-19 death of station worker – BBC News

Posted June 8th, 2020 in assault, bereavement, coronavirus, Crown Prosecution Service, families, news by sally

‘The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has been asked to review evidence into the death of a railway worker who was reportedly spat at by a man claiming to have coronavirus.’

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BBC News, 5th June 2020

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‘Rough sex’ defence led to over 60 victims having to deny giving consent, finds research – The Guardian

Posted June 4th, 2020 in assault, consent, defences, news, prosecutions, sexual offences, victims by sally

‘More than 60 victims have been forced to go to court over the past decade to deny that they consented to strangulation, assaults or violence, according to the campaign to end reliance on the “rough sex” defence.’

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The Guardian, 3rd June 2020

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36 Emergency Powers Group Newsletter – The 36 Group

‘1. Knowing Your R’s from Your Elbow: Wrongful Convictions in the Time of Coronavirus – Arthur Kendrick & Tom Parker
2. “Repugnant to Ordinary Notions of Fairness”? The Burden of Proof in the ‘Leaving Home’ Offence – Catherine Rose
3. Beyond the Emergency Legislation: Offences of Deliberate Infection – Michael Haggar
4. To Derogate or Not to Derogate: Are the Lockdown Restrictions Compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights? – Nadeem Holland
5. Landlord and Tenant Rights in the Pandemic – Karen Reid
6. Immigration Appeals in the Age of Corona – Tom Wilding’

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The 36 Group, 2nd June 2020

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Coronavirus: Death of Belly Mujinga ‘not linked to spit attack’ – BBC News

Posted June 1st, 2020 in assault, coronavirus, news, unlawful killing by sally

‘The death of a railway worker who was spat at by a man claiming to have coronavirus was not linked to the attack, police have concluded.’

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BBC News, 29th May 2020

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Officers ‘wary’ as spit attacks rise in coronavirus pandemic – BBC News

‘Spitting attacks on police may be behind a national rise in assaults on emergency workers during lockdown, officials have said.’

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BBC News, 23rd May 2020

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Hundreds prosecuted for coronavirus-related attacks on emergency workers – The Guardian

‘More than 300 prosecutions for assaults on police and emergency workers were completed during the first month of lockdown, the director of public prosecutions, Max Hill QC, has revealed.’

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The Guardian, 21st May 2020

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Skegness woman jailed for boiling water attacks on husband – BBC News

Posted May 14th, 2020 in assault, domestic violence, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who threw boiling water over her husband, leaving him scarred for life, has been jailed for two years.’

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BBC News, 13th May 2020

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