Appeal judges reject attempts to blame lawyers for convictions – Legal Futures

‘The Court of Appeal has rejected two separate attempts by convicted criminals to blame poor performance by lawyers for their convictions.’

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Legal Futures, 22nd February 2024

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Cheshire mechanic who ran child sexual abuse sites jailed for 16 years – The Guardian

‘A mechanic from Cheshire who created and ran child sexual abuse sites on the dark web has been jailed for 16 years.’

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The Guardian, 14th February 2024

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Portsmouth sports coach jailed after filming boys in changing rooms – BBC News

Posted February 8th, 2024 in guilty pleas, indecent photographs of children, news, sentencing, voyeurism by tracey

‘A former sports coach who secretly filmed children getting dressed at swimming pools has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 8th February 2024

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Albanian man jailed for smuggling 12 migrants in North Sea crossing – Home Office

Posted February 6th, 2024 in guilty pleas, news, sentencing, trafficking in human beings by tracey

‘A people smuggler has been jailed after smuggling migrants, including a child, towards the UK.’

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Home Office, 5th February 2024

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Conwy: Man jailed after pet dog bit three-year-old girl – BBC News

Posted February 6th, 2024 in children, dogs, guilty pleas, news, Wales by tracey

‘A man has been jailed for a year after his large pet dog bit a three-year-old girl on the forehead, narrowly missing her eye, a court heard.’

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BBC News, 5th February 2024

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County lines gang member jailed – BBC News

Posted January 30th, 2024 in assault, conspiracy, drug trafficking, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A leading member of a County Lines gang has been jailed for his part in trafficking drugs valued at nearly £250,000.’

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BBC news, 29th January 2024

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Man jailed after ‘high risk’ Salisbury police chase – BBC News

Posted January 23rd, 2024 in dangerous driving, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A driver who led police on a “high risk” chase, running red lights and taking a roundabout the wrong way, has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 23rd January 2024

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Wiltshire father pleads guilty to killing baby daughter – BBC News

‘The father of a three-month old baby girl who died of fatal head injuries has admitted killing her.’

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BBC News, 16th January 2024

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Man fined for sending abusive email to Angela Rayner MP – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted January 2nd, 2024 in electronic mail, fines, guilty pleas, malicious communications, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who sent a vile and abusive email to MP Angela Rayner following the publication of a national newspaper article about the politician has been fined.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 28th December 2023

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Wiltshire man who abused girl, 7, jailed for life – BBC News

‘A man has been jailed for life for his “horrific crimes” in sexually abusing a seven-year-old girl.’

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BBC News, 18th December 2023

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‘Respected’ doctor caught selling drugs using dark web under Star Wars pseudonym – The Independent

Posted December 19th, 2023 in drug offences, extradition, guilty pleas, internet, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A doctor who bought illegal drugs to sell to customers on the dark web using the Star Wars pseudonym “Imperial Storm Trooper” has been jailed for five years.’

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The Independent, 17th December 2023

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Man jailed over Wolverhampton crash that killed two brothers – BBC News

Posted December 14th, 2023 in dangerous driving, guilty pleas, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who killed two brothers aged 23 months and 10 years in a car crash has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 13th December 2023

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Frinton-on-Sea bigamist gets suspended term for ‘cruel deception’ – BBC News

Posted November 30th, 2023 in bigamy, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A man who admitted to the “cruel deception” of bigamy has been handed a suspended jail term and placed on curfew.’

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BBC News, 29th November 2023

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Boy, 13, who killed his foster carer with her own car sentenced to two years – The Guardian

‘A 13-year-old boy has been sentenced to two years in custody for killing his foster carer with her car outside her Sheffield home earlier this year.’

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The Guardian, 29th November 2023

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Modern slavery survivors ‘imprisoned for crimes they were forced to commit’ – The Independent

Posted November 28th, 2023 in duress, forced labour, guilty pleas, imprisonment, news, sentencing, victims by tracey

‘Survivors of modern slavery are being sent to prison for crimes they were forced to commit and not being identified for help, new research suggests.’

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The Independent, 28th November 2023

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‘Abhorrent’ bogus taxi driver admits to raping vulnerable women – The Independent

Posted November 21st, 2023 in guilty pleas, news, rape, taxis by sally

‘An “abhorrent” man who posed as a taxi driver to trick vulnerable women into his car has pleaded guilty to four counts of rape over three years.’

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The Independent, 12th November 2023

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Man jailed after Birmingham crash leaves boy with brain injury – BBC News

Posted November 14th, 2023 in criminal damage, dangerous driving, drug offences, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed after he caused a crash that left a five-year-old boy with a brain injury.’

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BBC News, 13th November 2023

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Animal Rising activist given suspended sentence for Derby course invasion – The Guardian

‘Ben Newman, a member of the activist group Animal Rising who ran on to the course at Epsom shortly after the start of the Derby, was sentenced to two months’ imprisonment, suspended for 18 months, for contempt of court on Wednesday after he admitted breaching an injunction granted to the Jockey Club in May to prevent disruption at the Derby meeting.;

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The Guardian, 11th October 2023

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Former police constable admits to five sexual assaults on night out – The Independent

Posted September 26th, 2023 in assault, guilty pleas, news, police, sexual offences by sally

‘A former police officer has admitted to multiple sexual assaults on a night out.’

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The Independent, 25th September 2023

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Private school fined £80,000 over classroom ceiling collapse – The Guardian

Posted August 31st, 2023 in fines, guilty pleas, health & safety, news, school children by tracey

‘A private school has been fined £80,000 after a classroom ceiling collapsed, injuring 15 children and their teacher.’

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The Guardian, 29th August 2023

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