Bail hearing ‘properly conducted’ – BBC News

Posted January 29th, 2008 in bail, news by sally

“A judge’s decision to grant bail to a murder suspect was ‘properly conducted’ a coroner has said.”

Full story

BBC News, 29th January 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Straw in talks over bail murder – BBC News

Posted January 26th, 2008 in bail, murder, news by sally

“Justice Secretary Jack Straw is to meet the family of a murdered man to discuss why his killer was out on bail.”

Full story

BBC News, 25th January 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Out to cause harm – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted January 25th, 2008 in bail, news, violent offenders by sally

“Two high-profile cases have focused public attention on a defendant’s right to bail.”

Full story

Law Society’s Gazette, 24th January 2008

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Four out of five violent crime suspects bailed – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 23rd, 2008 in bail, news, violent offenders by sally

“Almost 75,000 violent crime suspects, including 10,000 sex offenders, were freed on bail last year.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 23rd January 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Teenage killer was on bail after committing seven offences – The Guardian

Posted January 18th, 2008 in bail, murder, news, young offenders by sally

“The leader of the gang that kicked and beat Garry Newlove to death was released on bail despite having admitted to carrying out seven separate offences in the year leading up to the murder.”

Full story

The Guardian, 18th January 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Straw supports the courts after bail row over Newlove murderer – The Times

Posted January 18th, 2008 in bail, murder, news, young offenders by sally

“Jack Straw came to the defence of judges and magistrates faced with controversial bail decisions last night, as it emerged that a teenager who killed Garry Newlove had been bailed ten hours earlier.”

Full story

The Times, 18th January 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Bail case ‘matter for judiciary’ – BBC News

Posted January 16th, 2008 in bail, judges, murder, news by sally

“The Attorney General will not investigate a judge who freed a Met Police inspector who then apparently killed himself and his mother-in-law.”

Full story

BBC News, 15th January 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Judge in murder case bail row – The Times

Posted January 15th, 2008 in bail, judges, murder, news by sally

“A judge who freed a policeman accused of murdering his wife, enabling him apparently to kill again, said yesterday that he could not remember why he had granted bail.”

Full story

The Times, 15th January 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Bail rules inquiry after officer on murder charge kills himself and trial witness – The Guardian

Posted January 14th, 2008 in bail, murder, news, suicide by sally

“The Ministry of Justice said last night it will urgently review its guidance to judges in the wake of the tragic consequences of a decision to grant bail to a senior police officer accused of murdering his wife.”

Full story

The Guardian, 14th January 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Tagging blunder in teenage killer case – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 19th, 2007 in bail, electronic monitoring, murder, news, young offenders by sally

A teenager who stabbed a friend to death after a drunken party should have been under curfew and wearing an electronic tag, it was disclosed yesterday.

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 19th December 2007
Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Failure to surrender to bail- Sentencing Guidelines Council

Posted November 30th, 2007 in bail, sentencing by sally

“Council publishes advice to sentencers on bail offences.”

Full guidelines

Sentencing Guidelines Council, 29th November 2007

Source: www.sentencing-guidelines.gov.uk/

Gault v United Kingdom (Application No 127/05) – Times Law Reports

Posted November 28th, 2007 in bail, human rights, law reports by sally

Gault v United Kingdom (Application No 127/05)

European Court of Human Rights

“The Court of Appeal of Northern Ireland was in breach of the European Convention of Human Rights in refusing bail, when the prosecution did not object, to a mother of triplets pending retrial on a charge of murder.”

The Times, 28th November 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note: the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication

Bail hearing held in private to protect the victim – The Times

Posted October 30th, 2007 in anonymity, bail, blackmail, news, royal family by sally

“A bail hearing this week involving one of two men alleged to be involved in a gay sex-and-drugs blackmail plot will be held in private — against the principle of open justice in the courts.”

Full story

The Times, 30th October 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Barrymore to answer police bail – BBC News

Posted September 10th, 2007 in bail, murder, news, sexual offences by sally

“Michael Barrymore is to answer bail later after he was quizzed by police over the death of a man found dead by a swimming pool at his former home.”

Full story

BBC News, 9th September 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man facing trial on 21/7 charge – BBC News

Posted August 17th, 2007 in bail, news, terrorism by sally

“A man charged in connection with the failed 21 July 2005 bombings in London has been committed for trial.”

Full story

BBC News, 16th August 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Doubts rise over electronic tags – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 25th, 2007 in bail, electronic monitoring, news by sally

“Breaches of court-imposed bail curfews involving electronic tags quadrupled last year while attempts to remove or tamper with them nearly doubled, according to new figures.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 25th July 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk