New Judgment: R v Maughan (Northern Ireland) [2022] UKSC 13 – UKSC Blog

‘This appeal concerns the discount which convicted criminals in Northern Ireland are entitled to when they are sentenced.’

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UKSC Blog, 18th May 2022

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Paul Grayson: Voyeur Sheffield nurse who filmed up patients’ gowns jailed – BBC News

‘A nurse “fixated by sex” who filmed up the gowns of unconscious hospital patients has been jailed for 12 years.’

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BBC News, 11th May 2022

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Man, 24, admits murder of Plymouth teenager Bobbi-Anne McLeod – The Guardian

Posted April 6th, 2022 in guilty pleas, murder, news, young persons by sally

‘A 24-year-old rock musician has admitted murdering 18-year-old Bobbi-Anne McLeod, who disappeared from a bus stop in Devon in November last year.’

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The Guardian, 5th April 2022

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Ex-Wiltshire police worker jailed for affair with rapist she was supervising – The Guardian

‘A female police worker has been jailed for having an affair with a convicted rapist she was supposed to be supervising.’

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The Guardian, 30th March 2022

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Blackpool mother jailed for starving daughter to death – BBC News

Posted March 1st, 2022 in guilty pleas, homicide, negligence, news, sentencing by sally

‘A mother who starved her daughter to death has been jailed for nine years and seven months.’

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BBC News, 25th February 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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Koci Selamaj pleads guilty to murder of Sabina Nessa – The Guardian

Posted February 28th, 2022 in domestic violence, guilty pleas, murder, news, sexual offences, women by sally

‘A garage worker from Eastbourne has pleaded guilty to the “sadistic” murder of the schoolteacher Sabina Nessa in London last September.’

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The Guardian, 25th February 2022

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Recycling firm admits causing manslaughter of employee who died of fatal head injuries – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted February 15th, 2022 in corporate manslaughter, guilty pleas, health & safety, news by tracey

‘Managers at a recycling firm where a scrap metal worker was killed after suffering head injuries have today admitted health and safety failures.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 11th February 2022

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14-year-old boy one of youngest in UK to be convicted of terror charges – The Guardian

Posted January 20th, 2022 in guilty pleas, news, terrorism, young offenders by tracey

‘A 14-year-old schoolboy from Darlington has become one of the youngest people in the UK to be convicted of terror charges.’

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The Guardian, 19th January 2022

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Council prosecution sees dog breeders ordered to pay £450k+ – Local Government Lawyer

Posted January 13th, 2022 in dogs, guilty pleas, licensing, news, proceeds of crime by tracey

‘A couple who illegally bred dogs have been ordered to pay more than £450,000 following a successful prosecution by Vale of Glamorgan Council.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 13th January 2022

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Police forensic expert jailed after 3,000 crime scene and post-mortem images found on personal computer – The Independent

‘A police forensics expert who illegally stored images of murder victims and crime scenes on his own computer has been jailed for three years.’

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The Independent, 10th January 2022

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Council fined £300k after dog walker hit by tree on public footpath – Local Government Lawyer

Posted January 4th, 2022 in fines, footpaths, guilty pleas, health & safety, local government, news, trees by tracey

‘A county council has been fined £300,000 for failing to inspect and maintain trees on a public footpath, following the death of a member of the public.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 29th December 2021

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David Fuller jailed for murder of two women and abuse of over 100 corpses – The Guardian

Posted December 16th, 2021 in guilty pleas, hospitals, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who murdered two women then used a hospital job to prey like a “vulture” on more than 100 dead women in a mortuary, whose bodies he sexually assaulted, has been told by a judge he will die in jail.’

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The Guardian, 15th December 2021

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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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Woman who racially abused pub doorman on Birmingham night out jailed – BBC News

Posted December 14th, 2021 in assault, guilty pleas, news, racism, sentencing by tracey

‘A woman who racially abused and assaulted a pub doorman has been jailed for 14 weeks.’

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BBC News, 13th December 2021

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Two Met police officers jailed over photos of murdered sisters – The Guardian

‘Two Metropolitan police officers who “dehumanised” two black murder victims “for their own amusement” by taking and sharing photos from the scene where they lay murdered have each been jailed for two years and nine months.’

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The Guardian, 6th December 2021

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Online troll targeted Danniella Westbrook and supporter – BBC News

Posted November 24th, 2021 in guilty pleas, imprisonment, internet, news, restraining orders, sentencing, stalking by sally

‘An online troll who abused a woman because she had defended celebrity Danniella Westbrook has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 23rd 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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Babysitter Robin James Elms jailed for sexually abusing children – BBC News

‘A man who babysat in private homes has been jailed for sexually abusing children aged between two and 14.’

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BBC News, 15th November 2021

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Tamara Ecclestone burglary: gang jailed over £26m celebrity raids – The Guardian

Posted November 16th, 2021 in burglary, conspiracy, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by sally

‘Three members of a gang have been jailed for their part in the UK’s biggest burglary spree, a £26m series of raids on celebrity homes likened to a Hollywood movie.’

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The Guardian, 15th November 2021

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