Man jailed for karate kicking fisherman, 74, into River Mersey – BBC News

Posted June 11th, 2021 in assault, elderly, imprisonment, news, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘A man who karate kicked a 74-year-old fisherman into the River Mersey has been jailed for 10 weeks.’

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BBC News, 10th June 2021

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Aram Sheibani: International drugs boss with luxury lifestyle jailed – BBC News

‘A man who was the “very head” of a large-scale international drugs conspiracy with links to Colombia has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 10th June 2021

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How Can Respecting the Right to Religion for Prisoners Make A Real Difference? – Each Other

‘Over the past twenty years, the proportion of prisoners from religious minorities has steadily increased. EachOther asks how can listening to minority voices improve the right to religion in prisons?’

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Each Other, 8th June 2021

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Women offenders being released to homelessness – MPs – BBC News

‘Thousands of women are being released from prison each year without adequate help, a group of MPs and peers say.’

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BBC News, 8th June 2021

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Welwyn Garden City murder: Alex Staines jailed for life – BBC News

‘An abusive and controlling man who stabbed his former partner to death in her home while her three children were in the house has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 1st June 2021

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Two Merseyside police officers jailed for covering up colleague’s assault – The Guardian

‘Two police officers have been sent to prison and a third handed a suspended sentence by a judge who said they took part in “what can only be described as a cover-up” over a colleague’s assault of an innocent man.’

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The Guardian, 27th May 2021

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Maidenhead far-right ‘extremist’ jailed for terrorism offences – BBC News

Posted May 26th, 2021 in imprisonment, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘A “right-wing extremist” has been jailed for possessing manuals on knife fighting and making explosives.’

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BBC News, 25th May 2021

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Former Great Ormond Street Hospital porter jailed for abusing boys – BBC News

‘A former Great Ormond Street Hospital porter has been given a life sentence after admitting to sexually abusing young boys.’

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BBC news, 24th May 2021

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Woman jailed after grooming vulnerable boy for sex – The Independent

‘A woman has been jailed for six years over a series of sex offences involving a vulnerable underage boy.’

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The Independent, 22nd May 2021

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Employee Monitoring as a Form of Imprisonment – Jeevan Hariharan and Hadassa Noorda – UK Labour Law

Posted May 21st, 2021 in employment, human rights, imprisonment, news, privacy, spying by tracey

‘A cursory Google search of employee monitoring tools reveals the breadth of technologies now available for companies to track worker activity. The top results are dominated by advertisements for software with features like keystroke logging, website monitoring, video surveillance and geolocational tracking, all with the goals of keeping managers informed and harnessing productivity. While monitoring employees is hardly a new phenomenon, the interest in such technologies has dramatically increased as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic with the surge of people working from home (WFH). From a legal perspective, the permissibility of these monitoring practices is complex.’

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UK Labour Law, 19th May 2021

Source: uklabourlawblog.com

‘Devious’ man jailed for trying to frame landlord’s partner over Westminster terror attack – The Independent

‘A man has been jailed for trying to frame an innocent person over the Westminster terror attack. Gerald Banyard, 67, fed police falsified information claiming a second man was involved in Khalid Masood’s deadly car and knife rampage “out of spite for his former landlord”.’

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The Independent, 20th May 2021

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Keelan Wilson: Four jailed for Wolverhampton teen’s gang murder – BBC News

Posted May 17th, 2021 in gangs, imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing, young offenders, young persons by sally

‘Four men who murdered a teenager in a “well-planned execution” metres from his home have been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 15th May 2021

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Drunk driver jailed over student’s death in Nottingham – BBC News

‘A driver has been jailed after causing the death of a university student in a hit-and-run last year.’

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BBC News, 13th May 2021

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A woman has been jailed after vandalising the grave of a young diabetic man with the words: “Ha Ha Ha Liam. Looks like diabetes won again.”

‘A woman has been jailed after vandalising the grave of a young diabetic man with the words: “Ha Ha Ha Liam. Looks like diabetes won again.” ‘

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The Independent, 13th May 2021

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Former Met officer who used position to aid criminal gang jailed – The Guardian

‘A former Metropolitan police officer who used his position to help a criminal gang seize money from other offenders has been jailed for eight years.’

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The Guardian, 13th May 2021

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Killer jailed after concealing victim’s body in suitcases – BBC News

Posted May 5th, 2021 in imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who murdered and concealed the remains of her former friend in two suitcases has been jailed.’

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BBC News,4th May 2021

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Longer jail terms and stricter monitoring as new terror laws gain Royal Assent – Ministry of Justice

‘The biggest shake-up of terrorist sentencing and monitoring in decades has been granted Royal Assent today (29 April 2021) – giving the courts, police and security services greater powers to protect the public.’

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Ministry of Justice, 29th April 2021

Source: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice

Geoffrey Broome: Youth football coach jailed for abusing players – BBC News

‘A former youth football coach who abused players in his care had previously received a caution for spanking an 11-year-old boy, a court heard.’

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BBC News, 27th April 2021

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Cheshire couple jailed for sexual abuse that Judge says ‘ruined victims’ lives’ – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A couple have been jailed for sexually abusing three young girls after a judge at Chester Crown Court said they had ruined their victims’ lives.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 21st April 2021

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Shafiul Islam death: Men jailed over robbery killing – BBC News

Posted April 23rd, 2021 in homicide, imprisonment, news, robbery, sentencing, violent offenders by sally

‘An ex-convict known as “the enforcer” and two other men have been jailed for killing a man they attacked at home.’

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BBC News, 22nd April 2021

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