Professional Regulation – Case Comment: Caroline Reilly V Teaching Regulation Agency and Secretary of State for Education (2020) EWHC 1188 (Admin) – Park Square Barristers

‘The appellant was the head teacher of a primary school in the West Midlands. She was dismissed from her post in July 2011 following disciplinary proceedings which arose in consequence of her failure to disclose the fact of her personal relationship with a man who had been convicted of offences involving the making and possessing of indecent images of children.’

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Park Square Barristers, 15th May 2020

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Watchdog reveals 8.8m attempts to access online child abuse in April – The Guardian

‘Nearly 9m attempts to access child sexual abuse material online were made in the UK last month during the coronavirus lockdown, according to an internet watchdog.’

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The Guardian, 20th May 2020

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Reilly v Secretary of State for Education – Blackstone Chambers

‘This decision exemplifies the stricter approach the courts are now taking in disciplinary cases where the regulated person fails to attend a hearing.’

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Blackstone Chambers, 13th May 2020

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Guy Delph: ‘Manipulative’ child rapist jailed for life – BBC News

‘A “manipulative” child rapist who shared his abuse images with his uncle has been given a life sentence.’

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BBC News, 7th May 2020

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Coronavirus: Internet child abuse images ‘not being deleted’ – BBC News

‘Coronavirus has led to a “global slowdown” in the removal of internet child abuse images, say campaigners.’

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BBC News, 27th April 2020

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Bomb hoax barrister fails to overturn law firm ban – Legal Futures

‘A barrister jailed in 2014 for a bomb hoax at the London Olympics has failed in his attempt to overturn an order imposed by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) that banned him from working for law firms.’

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Legal Futures, 3rd April 2020

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Paedophile couple who met on Tinder jailed for 48 years after ‘sinking to depths of depravity’ – Daily Telegraph

‘A paedophile couple who met on Tinder have been jailed for 48 years after “sinking to the depths of depravity” to satisfy their own sexual urges.’

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Daily Telegraph, 24th March 2020

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Sex offender’s hard drive in police commissioner’s safe for 14 years – BBC News

‘Indecent images of children could not be used as evidence because they were in a police commissioner’s safe.’

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BBC News, 12th March 2020

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77-year-old man jailed for 22 years for online child sexual offences – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A 77-year-old man who watched and paid for the online sexual abuse of young children in the Philippines has been sentenced to 22 years’ imprisonment.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 27th February 2020

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Phones that may hold child abuse images returned to suspects – The Guardian

‘Police are giving back to suspected paedophiles phones and computers that possibly hold child abuse images because they do not have the time or technology to search the devices, a report says.’

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The Guardian, 27th February 2020

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Teacher who raped 14-year-old boy blames ‘heavy workload’ – The Independent

Posted February 4th, 2020 in indecent photographs of children, news, rape, sexual grooming, teachers by sally

‘A deputy headteacher who raped a 14-year-old boy and kept indecent images of children on his phone has blamed his heavy workload for turning him into a sexual predator.’

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The Independent, 4th February 2020

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Man arrested over killing of paedophile Richard Huckle – BBC News

‘A man has been arrested in connection with the death of one of Britain’s most prolific paedophiles.’

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BBC News, 13th January 2020

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Self-generated abuse images fueling record number of paedophile sites uncovered by UK watchdog – Daily Telegraph

‘Young girls filming themselves on mobile phones has fuelled the record number of child abuse websites discovered and taken down by a UK watchdog last year.’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th January 2020

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Paedophile drug user was hired by NHS trust after being sacked by government press office – The Independent

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The Independent, 10th November 2019

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Met officer in child abuse video case faces fast-track dismissal – The Guardian

‘A decorated senior Metropolitan police officer controversially convicted of possessing a child abuse video is facing a fast-track dismissal from the force, the Guardian has learned.’

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The Guardian, 10th December 2019

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Convicted paedophile who dressed as Santa and offered to pose for pictures with children is sent back to jail – The Independent

‘A convicted paedophile who dressed up as Santa and offered to pose for pictures with children in exchange for money has been sent back to jail.’

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The Independent, 3rd December 2019

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Met Police Ch Supt Simon Ovens facing probe over child abuse clip contact – BBC News

‘A senior Met Police officer is facing an inquiry over his contact with another officer prior to her conviction for possession of an indecent image.’

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BBC News, 29th November 2019

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Targeting of Supt Robyn Williams ‘example of Met institutional racism’ – The Guardian

‘The pursuit of a senior officer under paedophile laws when she is not a sex offender is discriminatory and an example of institutional racism still poisoning the police force, the Black Police Association has claimed.’

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The Guardian, 26th November 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Police chief convicted for having child sexual abuse image on phone – The Guardian

‘A Metropolitan police chief who was sent an unsolicited video of child sexual abuse via WhatsApp has been convicted of possessing indecent images on her phone.’

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The Guardian, 19th November 2019

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Barrister disbarred over indecent child photographs – Legal Futures

‘A barrister jailed for making indecent photographs of children has been disbarred.’

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Legal Futures, 15th November 2019

Source: www.legalfutures.co.uk