Wiltshire policeman bailed over cell attack appeal – BBC News

Posted September 14th, 2010 in assault, bail, news, police, professional conduct by sally

“A police officer who was jailed for six months after he was caught on CCTV throwing a woman into a cell has been granted bail pending an appeal.”

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BBC News, 13th September 2010

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Asil Nadir flies back to UK to clear his name – The Guardian

Posted August 26th, 2010 in bail, electronic monitoring, false accounting, fraud, fugitive offenders, news, theft by sally

“Asil Nadir, 69, is returning to face the multimillion pound fraud charges that followed the spectacular collapse of his Polly Peck food and electronics empire in 1993. He is expected to arrive at Luton airport from his native northern Cyprus around lunchtime, and is due to appear at the Old Bailey next Thursday.”

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The Guardian, 26th August 2010

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Bolton firebomb threat man bailed and on the run again – BBC News

Posted June 28th, 2010 in arson, bail, fugitive offenders, intimidation, news, witnesses by sally

“Prosecutors are under fire for not challenging the bail of a man who admitted witness intimidation only for him to go on the run for a second time.”

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BBC News, 28th June 2010

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Court to rule on men’s bid to avoid extradition – The Independent

Posted June 23rd, 2010 in bail, extradition, news by sally

“The High Court rules today on a bid by five young men to avoid extradition to Greece where they are wanted in relation to a savage attack on a footballer outside a Crete nightclub.”

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The Independent, 23rd June 2010

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Terror suspect challenges control orders in BBC film – The Guardian

Posted June 17th, 2010 in bail, BBC, control orders, human rights, news by sally

“The BBC, a terror suspect and two independent film-makers challenged the control order system last night in a broadcast that broke the suspect’s bail conditions.”

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The Guardian, 17th June 2010

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Blakelock murder suspect re-released on bail – The Independent

Posted May 12th, 2010 in bail, murder, news, police by sally

“A man arrested on suspicion of murdering Pc Keith Blakelock 25 years ago has been re-released on police bail.”

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The Independent, 12th May 2010

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Damages award for rights breach drug dealer – The Independent

Posted April 6th, 2010 in bail, damages, drug offences, news by sally

“A convicted drug dealer was awarded £880 compensation by a European court which ruled her human rights were breached by a British judge.”

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The Independent, 2nd April 2010

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Man jailed for raping woman, 86, at Bradford care home – BBC News

Posted February 3rd, 2010 in bail, kidnapping, news, rape, sentencing by sally

“A 19-year-old man has been given an indeterminate jail sentence for the kidnap and rape of an 86-year-old woman in a Bradford care home.”

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BBC News, 3rd February 2010

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Teenage St Helens sex attacker who struck on bail named – BBC News

Posted January 26th, 2010 in bail, disclosure, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences, young offenders by sally

“A teenager who sexually assaulted a nine-year-old girl while on bail awaiting trial for the rape of a 10-year-old girl, can now be named.”

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BBC News, 26th January 2010

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Judges rule against government over secret evidence in terror cases – The Guardian

Posted December 1st, 2009 in bail, evidence, news, terrorism by sally

“Two men suspected of terrorism-related activities won a landmark high court battle today when judges ruled that a person could not be denied bail solely on the basis of secret evidence.”

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The Guardian, 1st December 2009

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Serious crime suspects freed on bail to murder and rape – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 15th, 2009 in bail, dangerous offenders, news by sally

“Suspects released on bail committed more than 30,000 crimes in one year, including murders and rapes, it can be disclosed.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th September 2009

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Lawyers to fight bail conditions that ‘stifle’ climate protests – The Guardian

Posted May 5th, 2009 in bail, demonstrations, news, public order by sally

“Lawyers representing climate change protesters who were arrested in parliament last week are to mount a legal challenge against bail conditions that were imposed, they say, to ‘stifle’ future protest by their clients.”

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The Guardian, 3rd May 2009

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Judge allows man accused of killing father-of-two away for weekend with friends – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 14th, 2009 in bail, electronic monitoring, news by sally

“A man accused of killing a father-of-two in a pub brawl has had his electronic bail tag removed by a judge to allow him to spend his 21st birthday weekend in Prague with friends.”

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Daily Telegraph, 9th April 2009

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One in four criminals and suspects in bail hostels recalled to jail – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 7th, 2009 in bail, news by sally

“One in four criminals and suspects living in controversial bail hostels have had to be recalled to jail after committing new crimes or breaking the rules.”

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Daily Telegraph, 6th April 2009

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R v Seddon – WLR Daily

Posted March 12th, 2009 in bail, extradition, law reports, warrants by sally

R v Seddon; [2009] WLR (D) 88

“In a European arrest warrant which sought a defendant’s return to this jurisdiction as a convicted person for the extradition offence of blackmail an allegation that the defendant was unlawfully at large and in breach of bail did not amount to ‘an offence disclosed by the information provided … in respect of’ the offence of blackmail for the purposes of s 146(3)(b) of the Extradition Act 2003.”

WLR Daily, 11th March 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Terror suspects win bail battle – BBC News

Posted February 27th, 2009 in bail, news, terrorism by sally

“The government has decided not to appeal against a court ruling freeing four of five terrorist suspects jailed pending a bail hearing.”

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BBC News, 27th February 2009

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Suburban bail hostels a ‘success’ – BBC News

Posted January 26th, 2009 in bail, news by sally

“A controversial scheme to house bailed and tagged defendants and inmates in residential areas may be expanded, Justice Minister David Hanson has said.”

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BBC News, 26th January 2009

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Private bail hostels being set up in residential areas on the quiet – The Times

Posted January 7th, 2009 in bail, news by sally

“Hundreds of bail hostels are being opened in residential neighbourhoods without public consultation as part of moves to ease jail overcrowding. ”

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The Times, 7th January 2009

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Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada returned to jail for breaching bail terms – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 2nd, 2008 in bail, news, terrorism by sally

“Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada has been returned to jail after an immigration court ruled he breached the terms of his bail.”

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd December 2008

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Charging suspects – why it’s a job for prosecutors – The Times

Posted November 27th, 2008 in bail, news, prosecutions by sally

“Criminal suspects remain on bail for weeks or even months before being charged because of complex, inefficient and inconsistent charging practices, a new report today concludes. In one exceptional case, the time from arrest to charge was more than a year, at 369 days after arrest, although the average was 41.3 days, and suspects were regularly ‘rebailed’.”

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The Times,27th November 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk