Man jailed for headbutting Sheffield United captain during play-off semi final – The Independent

Posted May 20th, 2022 in assault, imprisonment, news, sentencing, sport by sally

‘A Nottingham Forest football fan was jailed for headbutting Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp at Tuesday’s play-off semi-final after downing seven pints – prompting police to warn “casual thuggery” at games will be punished.’

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The Independent, 19th May 2022

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New Square police stabbings: West Bromwich brothers jailed – BBC News

Posted May 11th, 2022 in assault, firearms, imprisonment, news, offensive weapons, police, sentencing, wounding by sally

‘Two brothers who launched a “terrifying” knife attack on police officers at a shopping centre have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 10th May 2022

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Lawyer who injected food with his blood in Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and Tesco was insane, jury finds – The Independent

Posted May 6th, 2022 in assault, criminal damage, food, mental health, news by tracey

‘A lawyer who injected food with his blood at a series of supermarkets in a £500,000 rampage has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.’

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The Independent, 6th May 2022

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Man who killed ‘caring’ grandfather because he reminded him to check on his children jailed – The Independent

Posted May 4th, 2022 in assault, families, homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for killing a “caring, loving and strong” grandfather because he reminded him to check on his children.’

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The Independent, 4th May 2022

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Teacher wins £850k settlement following classroom assault – Local Government Lawyer

‘A teacher who was assaulted by a student has been awarded £850,000 in compensation following a personal injury claim, his union has reported.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 19th April 2022

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London teacher awarded £850,000 after pupil’s attack – The Guardian

‘A London teacher has been awarded £850,000 in compensation after being punched in the face and kicked during a science lesson by a pupil with a history of violence towards other children and teachers.’

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The Guardian, 14th April 2022

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NHS pays out £20m in clinical negligence claims over children’s mental health care – The Independent

Posted April 11th, 2022 in assault, children, compensation, hospitals, mental health, negligence, news, self-harm by tracey

‘The NHS has paid out at least £20m over poor care in children’s mental health services, a leaked report has revealed.’

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The Independent, 10th April 2022

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Everton fan who threw plastic bottle at Villa players avoids jail – The Independent

Posted March 25th, 2022 in assault, news, sentencing, sport, suspended sentences by tracey

‘An Everton fan who threw a plastic bottle towards Aston Villa players as they celebrated a goal has been given a suspended prison sentence.’

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The Independent, 24th March 2022

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Teaching assistant attacked by five-year-old who was ‘big for his age’ wins six-figure payout – Daily Telegraph

‘A former teaching assistant has been awarded a six-figure payout after suing her bosses over an attack by a five-year-old who was “big for his age”.’

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd March 2022

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Wales introduces ban on smacking and slapping children – The Guardian

Posted March 21st, 2022 in assault, child cruelty, children, families, news, Wales by sally

‘Smacking and slapping children has been outlawed in Wales, with people told to contact social services or police if they see a parent or carer meting out physical punishment.’

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The Guardian, 21st March 2022

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Rapist caught on CCTV carrying woman through Leeds city centre jailed – The Guardian

Posted February 24th, 2022 in assault, news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A rapist who abducted a young woman and was caught on CCTV carrying her through a deserted Leeds city centre has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 16 years.’

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The Guardian 23rd February 2022

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Nelson man jailed for killing son-in-law’s mother over marriage feud – BBC News

Posted February 14th, 2022 in assault, families, homicide, imprisonment, marriage, news, sentencing, wounding by sally

‘A man who killed his son-in-law’s mother with an axe after his daughter’s marriage ended “acrimoniously” has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 12th February 2022

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Briton gets high court go-ahead to sue Interpol chief over torture claim – The Guardian

‘A British football fan who claims he was tortured and falsely imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates in 2019 while on holiday there to watch Asian Cup matches is suing the new head of Interpol.’

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The Guardian, 8th February 2022

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Three found guilty of murdering Cardiff doctor in homophobic attack – The Guardian

‘A 17-year-old girl and two men have been found guilty of the sadistic homophobic murder of a consultant psychiatrist in a city centre park.’

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The Guardian, 3rd February 2022

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Departure from the GMC Sanctions Guidance – Quarterly Medical Law Review

‘General Medical Council v Bramhall [2021] EWHC (2109) (Admin). In a series of acts referred to by HHJ Farrer QC as “conduct borne of professional arrogance of such magnitude that it strayed into criminal behaviour”, Mr Bramhall used an argon beam cauterising tool to sign his initials on the livers of multiple patients. In the aftermath of a criminal conviction, the General Medical Council (GMC) sought his erasure from the medical register. The MPT, disagreeing with the GMC over the severity of his actions, preferred a 5-month suspension.’

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Quarterly Medical Law Review , 24th January 2022

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Jury foreman sentenced over internet research – Law Society’s Gazette

‘A foreman of a jury who carried out internet research that led to the conviction of a defendant has been given a suspended prison sentence. Timothy Chapman, 62, caused other members of the split jury at Huntingdon Crown Court to change their mind after using a search engine to ask the question: “How hard is it to break bones?”’

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Law Society's Gazette, 16th January 2022

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Liver-branding transplant surgeon struck off medical register – The Guardian

‘A surgeon who burned his initials on to the livers of two patients during transplant surgery has been struck off the medical register.’

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The Guardian, 11th January 2022

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Man handed life sentence for attacking girlfriend and killing her unborn baby – The Independent

‘A man has been handed a life sentence for attacking his girlfriend and killing her unborn child.’

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The Independent, 6th January 2022

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Duncan Browne death: Man jailed for killing England fan after game – BBC News

Posted January 5th, 2022 in assault, homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for more than nine years for killing an aspiring firefighter who was on a night out watching an England game at Euro 2020.’

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BBC News, 4th January 2022

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Woman who racially abused pub doorman on Birmingham night out jailed – BBC News

Posted December 14th, 2021 in assault, guilty pleas, news, racism, sentencing by tracey

‘A woman who racially abused and assaulted a pub doorman has been jailed for 14 weeks.’

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BBC News, 13th December 2021

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