Taxi driver found guilty of refusing to take blind man and his guide dog – Local Government Lawyer

Posted January 23rd, 2018 in conditional discharge, costs, disability discrimination, news, sentencing, taxis by sally

‘A taxi driver operating in Sandwell has been found guilty of refusing to take a blind man and his guide dog.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 22nd January 2018

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Policeman jailed for selling crash data to claims firm – which were sold on to law firms – Legal Futures

‘Two married constables working for Lancashire Police were sentenced last month for stealing police data about car crashes and selling it to claims firms for £363,000.’

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Legal Futures, 8th November 2017

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Campaign group chief found guilty of refusing to divulge passwords – The Guardian

Posted September 26th, 2017 in conditional discharge, costs, news, police, stop and search, terrorism by sally

‘The international director of the campaign organisation Cage has been convicted of a terrorist offence after refusing to hand over passwords to his mobile phone and laptop.’

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The Guardian, 25th September 2017

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Judge told shoplifter: “I didn’t know that people who were on benefits were into Champagne?” – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 5th, 2017 in conditional discharge, costs, judges, news, social security, theft by sally

‘A judge told shoplifter: “I didn’t know that people who were on benefits were into Champagne?”‘

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Daily Telegraph, 4th September 2017

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Dorset village brothel uncovered by police after woman helping to run it rings 999 when client collapses – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 27th, 2017 in conditional discharge, costs, news, prostitution, sentencing by tracey

‘A brothel run from a Dorset village was uncovered by police after a client collapsed, leading a woman who helped run the premises to ring 999.’

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Daily Telegraph, 26th July 2017

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Teaching assistant stole primary school’s charity money to pay off son’s drug dealer – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 25th, 2017 in conditional discharge, disciplinary procedures, news, teachers, theft by tracey

‘A primary school teaching assistant who stole money intended for charity to pay off her son’s drug dealer will be able to continue her career.’

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Daily Telegraph, 24th May 2017

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‘Handbags in the cul-de-sac’: Judge accuses neighbours of ‘acting like immature teenagers’ in boundary row – Daily Telegraph

‘A judge accused warring neighbours of having “handbags in the cul-de-sac” after an 81-year-old man attacked a man living next door with a rounders bat.’

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Daily Telegraph, 26th March 2017

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Dance teacher invented a dying nine-year-old and pretended to raise cash to help her complete her bucket list – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 15th, 2016 in conditional discharge, costs, fraud, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A children’s dance teacher who invented a dying nine-year-old girl and pretended to raise cash to help her complete her bucket list has been spared jail.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th September 2016

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Former lawyers convicted of providing illegal immigration advice – Legal Futures

‘A former solicitor and barrister have both been convicted and sentenced by magistrates for the providing unregulated immigration advice and services.’
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Legal Futures, 20th August 2015

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Parents of autistic man criticise decision to prosecute him – Daily Telegraph

‘George Ostle’s parents say if Lord Janner was not fit to stand trial then neither was their autistic son who has the mental age of a ten-year-old.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th May 2015

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Woman guilty of assault for throwing water – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 22nd, 2015 in assault, children, conditional discharge, costs, news, noise by sally

‘Michelle Dodd convicted after Stockport magistrates hear of her long-standing dispute with neighbour over ‘noisy’ children playing outside on trampoline.’

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Daily Telegraph, 21st January 2015

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The unkindest cut: Criminal record for elderly neighbours who cut back man’s clematis – The Independent

Posted January 15th, 2015 in conditional discharge, costs, criminal damage, elderly, news by sally

‘Two pensioners in their 80s have been convicted of criminal damage after deliberately cutting back their neighbour’s clematis with secateurs against her wishes.’

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The Independent, 14th January 2015

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Calls for law to be changed after Broadmoor killer Barry Williams is released without supervision – Daily Telegraph

‘A serious case review is launched after mass killer Barry Williams is able to disappear following his release from Broadmoor by changing his name to Harry Street.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th October 2014

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George Galloway’s ex-aide discharged over data breach – BBC News

‘A former aide to George Galloway MP who admitted obtaining personal data illegally has received a 12-month conditional discharge.’

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BBC News, 31st July 2014

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Oxford University academic who scaled Shard is spared jail sentence – The Guardian

Posted May 23rd, 2014 in conditional discharge, conspiracy, criminal damage, news by sally

‘An Oxford University academic who penetrated London’s secret underground tunnels and scaled its tallest skyscrapers for a geography PhD has been spared a possible jail sentence, in a qualified victory for academic freedom.’

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The Guardian, 22nd May 2014

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Woman convicted over ‘love rat’ posters – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 22nd, 2014 in conditional discharge, harassment, news, sentencing by sally

‘Woman sentenced to 18-month conditional discharge for distributing posters of her ex-boyfriend claimIing that he is a ‘love rat’.’

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd April 2014

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Bathroom spy-cam landlord escapes jail term – Daily Telegraph

‘A landlord who installed a hidden camera in his bathroom so he could spy on female students showering has avoided a jail sentence.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th February 2014

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Pop stars’ daughter who glued herself to anti-fracking protester found guilty – The Guardian

‘The daughter of musicians Ray Davies and Chrissie Hynde has been found guilty after supergluing herself to a fellow anti-fracking protester outside the main gate of an exploratory oil drilling site.’

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The Guardian, 24th February 2014

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Man freed as Parkinson’s disease drug made him expose himself – Daily Telegraph

“The ‘hard-working and respectable family man’ exposed himself due to the effect of drugs he was taking.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th November 2013

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Women sentenced for stripping at Manchester airport – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 1st, 2013 in airports, alcohol abuse, conditional discharge, costs, fines, news, public order, sentencing by sally

“Two women have been sentenced for taking off their clothes in front of shocked passengers at Manchester airport.”

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Daily Telegraph, 1st November 2013

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