Number of supervised offenders charged with violent crimes rises 21% – The Guardian

‘The number of offenders charged with serious crimes including murder, manslaughter and rape while they were being monitored in the community has jumped by more than a fifth in a year in England and Wales, the Guardian can reveal.’

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The Guardian, 14th October 2018

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Why doesn’t prison work for women? – BBC News

Posted October 1st, 2018 in news, prisons, recidivists, women by sally

‘Women make up just under 5% of the prison population in England and Wales, yet they are more likely than men to reoffend. Why doesn’t prison work for women and what is being done to improve outcomes for them?’

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BBC News, 29 September 2018

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Man who strangled woman during sex given 29-year jail term -The Guardian

Posted September 13th, 2018 in murder, news, recidivists, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who strangled a woman during sex and left pornography near her body had 171 previous convictions, a court has been told before he was jailed for a minimum of 29 years.’

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The Guardian, 12th September 2018

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Could Stephen Port have been stopped? Questions haunt victims’ families – The Guardian

Posted August 28th, 2018 in drug abuse, murder, news, police, rape, recidivists, violent offenders by sally

‘Family of Jack Taylor, 25, the serial killer’s final victim, describe the agony of the case.’

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The Guardian, 26th August 2018

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Barrister permanently banned from direct access work – Legal Futures

Posted August 16th, 2018 in barristers, disciplinary procedures, disqualification, fines, news, recidivists by sally

‘A barrister already suspended multiple times by Bar disciplinary tribunals has been fined a total of £4,000 and permanently banned from direct access work.’

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Legal Futures, 16th August 2018

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Bogus lawyer convicted for second time – Legal Futures

‘A man has pleaded guilty to five counts of providing unqualified immigration advice and services, some 13 years after an identical conviction.’

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Legal Futures, 14th August 2018

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John Worboys questioned about further sexual abuse allegations – The Guardian

Posted August 14th, 2018 in news, parole, recidivists, sexual offences by sally

‘The serial sex attacker John Worboys has been questioned by police over a string of further sexual abuse allegations, the Guardian understands.’

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The Guardian, 13th August 2018

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Jail for man who provided unqualified immigration advice – Legal Futures

Posted June 26th, 2018 in compensation, costs, immigration, news, recidivists, sentencing by sally

‘A man convicted for the second time of providing unqualified immigration advice and services has been jailed for a year.’

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Legal Futures, 26th June 2018

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Serial killer Stephen Port: Report into Met’s handling of case ‘will be damning’ – BBC News

Posted March 19th, 2018 in complaints, murder, news, police, recidivists, reports by sally

‘Families of serial killer Stephen Port’s victims have been told a report into the Met Police’s initial response to the four deaths “will be damning”, according to solicitors.’

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BBC News, 19th March 2018

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Yorkshire Ripper: No new charges for Sutcliffe – BBC News

Posted February 13th, 2018 in murder, news, prosecutions, recidivists by sally

‘Police have confirmed there are no plans to charge the Yorkshire Ripper with any further offences.’

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BBC News, 12th February 2018

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James Bulger killer Jon Venables jailed over indecent images – BBC News

Posted February 8th, 2018 in indecent photographs of children, news, recidivists, sentencing by tracey

‘Jon Venables, one of the killers of toddler James Bulger, has been jailed for possessing child abuse images for the second time.’

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BBC News, 7th February 2018

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Black cab rapist John Worboys will be asked if he minds wearing electronic tag – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 6th, 2018 in electronic monitoring, news, parole, rape, recidivists, release on licence, victims by tracey

‘John Worboys will be asked if he objects to wearing an electronic tag when he is eventually released from prison.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th February 2018

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Private probation firms fail to cut rates of reoffending – The Guardian

Posted February 5th, 2018 in contracting out, criminal justice, news, probation, recidivists by sally

‘The vast majority of companies set up to tackle reoffending as part of a controversial drive to privatise the probation service have failed to meet their targets, in a substantial embarrassment for the government.’

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The Guardian, 3rd January 2018

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John Worboys back in Wakefield prison as victims fight his release – The Guardian

Posted February 5th, 2018 in detention, news, rape, recidivists, release on licence, victims by sally

‘The black-cab rapist John Worboys has been moved to a prison outside London as victims fight to keep him in jail for a longer sentence.’

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The Guardian, 14th January 2018

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Police told Worboys’ victims he would not be charged with more attacks as he’s ‘unlikely to get fair trial’ Police told Worboys’ victims he would not be charged with more attacks as he’s ‘unlikely to get fair trial’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 25th, 2018 in news, police, recidivists, release on licence, sexual offences, trials, victims by tracey

‘Police told victims of John Worboys that he would not be charged with more sex attacks because he would not get a fair trial, a letter has shown.’

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Daily Telegraph, 24th January 2018

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Serial sex attacker Kirk Reid to be considered for release from jail – The Guardian

Posted January 18th, 2018 in news, probation, rape, recidivists, release on licence, sexual offences by tracey

‘A serial sex attacker who was allowed to continue his spree of violence after police failures is being considered for release by the Parole Board.’

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The Guardian, 17th January 2018

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‘Black cab rapist’ John Worboys could still be a risk when released, admits Parole Board – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 17th, 2018 in news, parole, rape, recidivists, sexual offences by sally

‘The head of the Parole Board has admitted he cannot guarantee the public’s safety when the ‘black cab rapist’ John Worboys is released at the end of the month.’

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Daily Telegraph, 16th January 2018

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Why has serial offender Terry Ellis swapped a life of crime to go straight? – The Guardian

Posted January 10th, 2018 in news, prisons, recidivists, rehabilitation by sally

‘A stint at the UK’s only therapeutic prison, Grendon, put this criminal in touch with his feelings. It’s allowed him to set up a business to help others leaving jail.’

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The Guardian, 9th January 2018

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Triple killer Theodore Johnson jailed for 26 years – BBC News

Posted January 8th, 2018 in domestic violence, mental health, murder, news, recidivists, sentencing by sally

‘A man who killed three former partners has been jailed for a minimum of 26 years.’

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BBC News, 5th January 2018

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Freed to kill again – and again: Theodore Johnson and the truth about domestic violence – The Guardian

Posted January 4th, 2018 in domestic violence, murder, news, recidivists by sally

‘This week, Theodore Johnson pleaded guilty to murdering his ex-partner – the third woman he has killed. Is this a uniquely tragic triple crime, or a systemic failure to take domestic violence seriously?’

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The Guardian, 3rd January 2018

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