Man jailed after fake Amazon delivery driver gun attack – BBC News

Posted July 30th, 2021 in assault, firearms, imprisonment, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

‘A man who disguised himself as an Amazon delivery driver to attack his victim with a shotgun has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 29th July 2021

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Tommy Robinson loses libel case brought by Syrian schoolboy – The Guardian

Posted July 23rd, 2021 in assault, children, damages, defamation, internet, Islam, news, victims, young persons by sally

‘The anti-Islam activist Tommy Robinson has lost a libel case brought against him by a Syrian schoolboy who was filmed being attacked at school.’

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The Guardian, 22nd July 2021

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Drunk son jailed for attacking ill mother by ‘windmilling his arms’ – The Independent

‘A 33-year-old man has been sentenced to 11 months after he breached a restraining order to carry out a drunken attack on his mother.’

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The Independent, 1st July 2021

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Dalian Atkinson: jury discharged after failing to reach verdict on second PC – The Guardian

Posted June 25th, 2021 in assault, homicide, juries, news, police, prosecutions, sport, unlawful killing by tracey

‘A jury has been discharged following its failure to reach a verdict on allegations that a police officer assaulted the former footballer Dalian Atkinson with a baton after he was felled by a stun gun on the night he died.’

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The Guardian, 24th June 2021

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Uplifting News: revised Assault Guidelines take consultation responses on board – Carmelite Chambers

Posted June 24th, 2021 in assault, chambers articles, consultations, news, sentencing by sally

‘Vanessa Reid discusses the significant changes soon to be implemented by the revised guidelines for assault offences.’

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Carmelite Chambers, 6th June 2021

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‘Teflon’ claim Durham Police officer jailed for sex attacks – BBC News

Posted June 24th, 2021 in assault, news, police, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A former police officer who claimed he was “Teflon” as his position of authority meant no charges could stick has been jailed for sex assaults.’

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BBC News, 23rd June 2021

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Bar Council urges limits to mitigation in sexual misconduct cases involving barristers – Legal Futures

Posted June 22nd, 2021 in assault, barristers, disciplinary procedures, harassment, news, sanctions by sally

‘Issues such as provocation, spontaneity and whether an incident was a “one-off” should not be factors that reduce sanctions for sexual misconduct by barristers, the Bar Council has urged.’

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Legal Futures, 22nd June 2021

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New Assault on Emergency Workers Guidelines – Broadway House Chambers

Posted June 18th, 2021 in assault, chambers articles, emergency services, news, sentencing by sally

‘Last week, the Sentencing Council published revised sentencing guidelines for assault offences and new guidance for assaults on Emergency Workers. The updated guidelines come into effect from 1st July 2021 and apply to all adult offenders.’

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Broadway House Chambers, 2nd June 2021

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Man jailed for karate kicking fisherman, 74, into River Mersey – BBC News

Posted June 11th, 2021 in assault, elderly, imprisonment, news, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘A man who karate kicked a 74-year-old fisherman into the River Mersey has been jailed for 10 weeks.’

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BBC News, 10th June 2021

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Two Merseyside police officers jailed for covering up colleague’s assault – The Guardian

‘Two police officers have been sent to prison and a third handed a suspended sentence by a judge who said they took part in “what can only be described as a cover-up” over a colleague’s assault of an innocent man.’

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The Guardian, 27th May 2021

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Revised sentencing guidelines for assault offences and attempted murder – Courts & Tribunals Judiciary

Posted May 27th, 2021 in assault, attempted murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘The Sentencing Council has today (27 May 2021) published revised sentencing guidelines for assault offences, including common assault and attempted murder, and new guidance for assault on emergency workers.’

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Courts & Tribunals Judiciary, 27th May 2021

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Gang member jailed after man kidnapped and raped in 10-hour ordeal – The Independent

Posted May 27th, 2021 in assault, false imprisonment, kidnapping, news, rape, sentencing by tracey

‘A violent thug who falsely imprisoned, assaulted and raped a man in an “horrific ordeal” has been jailed for 18 years.’

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The Independent, 26th May 2021

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Devon ex-council leader Brian Greenslade jailed for sex assaults – BBC News

Posted May 25th, 2021 in assault, local government, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A former council leader has been jailed for sexually assaulting three women.’

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BBC News, 24th May 2021

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‘Unjust’ six-month time limit for reporting domestic abuse to police must be extended, MPs urge – The Independent

‘The government must urgently extend the “unjust” six-month time limit for domestic abuse victims to report domestic physical violence to the police, according to MPs who are to raise the issue in parliament.’

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The Independent, 22nd May 2021

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Former UK police officer convicted of assault barred from rejoining – The Guardian

‘A former police officer who assaulted a woman in the street as she walked home has been placed on a register barring him from rejoining the service.’

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The Guardian, 18th May 2021

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University lecturer jailed for sex assault on student – BBC News

Posted May 18th, 2021 in assault, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A university lecturer has been jailed for sexually assaulting a student as she walked home from a pub.’

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BBC News, 18th May 2021

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British woman to sue UAE royal she accuses of sexual assault for damages – The Guardian

‘A British woman who accused a senior United Arab Emirates royal of sexually assaulting her has issued a formal claim for damages.’

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The Guardian, 26th April 2021

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Court case delays left assault victim waiting over a year – BBC News

Posted April 23rd, 2021 in assault, budgets, coronavirus, criminal justice, Crown Court, delay, news, trials, victims by sally

‘The government has announced emergency funding to help tackle huge delays in court trials.’

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BBC News, 23rd April 2021

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Chef jailed for raping five women after spiking drinks – BBC News

Posted April 23rd, 2021 in assault, drug offences, imprisonment, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences, victims by sally

‘A chef who raped five women after spiking their drinks has been jailed for 24 years.’

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BBC News, 22nd April 2021

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Met officer faces dismissal after ‘clear case of racial profiling’ – The Guardian

‘A police officer jailed for picking on a black father because of his colour and attacking him in front of his children is facing dismissal.’

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The Guardian, 13th April 2021

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