‘Cruel’ move to deport charity worker from UK overruled – The Guardian

‘An immigration tribunal has overturned a “cruel and morally wrong” decision by the Home Office to deport a well-respected black charity volunteer who grew up in the UK.’

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The Guardian, 9th April 2022

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Man jailed for 30 years for using car as murder weapon – The Guardian

Posted April 7th, 2022 in grievous bodily harm, imprisonment, murder, news, robbery, sentencing by sally

‘A driver who left another man for dead in the road after dragging him more than half a mile in a “cruel” revenge attack will spend at least 30 years behind bars.’

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The Guardian, 6th April 2022

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Met police officer charged with GBH after man paralysed by Taser – The Guardian

Posted April 1st, 2022 in firearms, grievous bodily harm, news, police, professional conduct by sally

‘A Metropolitan police officer has been charged with grievous bodily harm after a black man was shot with a Taser and left paralysed from the chest down.’

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The Guardian, 31st March 2022

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Batley man jailed for son’s murder 21 years after attack – BBC News

Posted March 29th, 2022 in child abuse, domestic violence, grievous bodily harm, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who suffocated his two-year-old son, leaving him with severe disabilities, has been jailed for his murder 21 years after the attack.’

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BBC News, 28th March 2022

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Pair jailed for ‘disrespect’ revenge stabbing in Bristol – BBC News

‘Two men who stabbed two teenagers in a premeditated revenge attack after claiming one had been disrespectful have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 1st March 2022

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Jealous mother who ran over love rival made pregnant by the father of her child is jailed – The Independent

‘A jealous mother has been jailed for three years for running over a love rival who had been made pregnant by the father of her child.’

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The Independent, 28th February 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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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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Sentence increased for ex-boyfriend who threw acid in junior doctor’s face – The Independent

Posted December 16th, 2021 in appeals, grievous bodily harm, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by sally

‘A jealous ex-boyfriend who left a junior doctor with devastating injuries after hurling sulphuric acid in her face has had his jail sentence increased.’

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The Independent, 15th December 2021

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Motorist jailed for running over cyclist who spat on his car – The Guardian

Posted December 15th, 2021 in dangerous driving, grievous bodily harm, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A motorist who deliberately ran over a cyclist after the victim spat on his luxury Land Rover during a road rage row has been jailed for 18 months.’

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The Guardian, 14th December 2021

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Birmingham stabbings: man given minimum 21-year prison sentence – The Guardian

‘A man diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia who killed a 23-year-old man and injured seven others in a violent stabbing spree in Birmingham last year has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 21 years.’

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The Guardian, 18th November 2021

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Man stamped on head of partner’s teenage daughter who called him a ‘cuckoo’ – The Independent

Posted November 16th, 2021 in domestic violence, grievous bodily harm, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, wounding by sally

‘A carpenter has been jailed for stamping on the head of his partner’s teenage daughter after she branded him a “manipulative cuckoo”.’

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The Independent, 16th November 2021

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Man jailed for 10 years following traffic collision stabbing – The Independent

“A man who stabbed another man trying to get his details after a traffic collision has been jailed for 10 years.”

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The Independent, 5th November 2021

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Milad Rouf: Student jailed for Brighton acid attack – BBC News

Posted October 8th, 2021 in assault, domestic violence, grievous bodily harm, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A medical student who threw sulphuric acid over his former girlfriend while disguised as a woman has been jailed for 11 years.’

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BBC News, 8th October 2021

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Northampton man guilty of attempted murder of stranger – BBC News

Posted September 21st, 2021 in attempted murder, grievous bodily harm, news by sally

‘A man who strangled a woman in a random attack after she left a supermarket has been convicted of attempted murder.’

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BBC News, 20th September 2021

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Solicitor jailed for GBH avoids being struck off – Legal Futures

Posted July 1st, 2021 in disciplinary procedures, grievous bodily harm, news, solicitors by sally

‘A young solicitor jailed for grievous bodily harm (GBH) has escaped being struck off because of his genuine remorse and low likelihood of reoffending.’

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Legal Futures, 30th June 2021

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Man sentenced for blinding motorcyclist with egg in Wigston – BBC News

Posted April 29th, 2021 in grievous bodily harm, guilty pleas, motorcycles, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been sentenced after blinding a motorcyclist in one eye by throwing an egg at him from a car.’

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BBC News, 28th 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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Coronavirus: Boy sentenced for racist street attack – BBC News

‘A 16-year-old boy has been sentenced for racially attacking a Singapore student who was told “we don’t want your coronavirus in our country”.’

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BBC News, 27th January 2021

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Boy guilty over Oxford Street racist coronavirus attack – BBC News

Posted January 5th, 2021 in coronavirus, grievous bodily harm, hate crime, news, racism, young offenders by sally

‘A 15-year-old boy has been found guilty of racially attacking a Singaporean student who was told “I don’t want your coronavirus in our country”.’

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BBC News, 4th January 2021

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