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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Serial killer Levi Bellfield gives ‘very detailed confession’ of murdering Lin and Megan Russell in 1996 – The Independent

‘Lawyers acting for the man convicted of murdering Lin and Megan Russell in Kent in 1996 say they have new evidence of his innocence, including a “very detailed confession” to the killings from serial killer Levi Bellfield.’

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The Independent, 29th November 2017

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Non-custodial sentencing falls sharply in England and Wales – The Guardian

‘Use of non-custodial sentences in England and Wales has fallen sharply but risen significantly in Scotland, according to a report highlighting their effectiveness in preventing re-offending. The comparative study by the Centre for Justice Innovation reveals that over the past decade there has been a 24% decrease in the number of community sentences imposed in England and Wales compared with an 18% increase in Scotland.’

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The Guardian, 3rd November 2017

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Family court data links adverse family experiences with proven youth offending – Family Law

Posted October 23rd, 2017 in children, family courts, news, recidivists, young offenders, young persons by sally

‘Children in contact with the public law system are more likely to offend and commit multiple offences between the ages of 10 and 17 than those of the equivalent age group in the general population, according to an analytical summary published by the Ministry of Justice this week.’

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Family Law, 20th October 2017

Source: www.familylaw.co.uk

Man jailed for 22 years for series of sexual attacks in Derby – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted August 29th, 2017 in press releases, rape, recidivists, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘A man who committed a series of sexual attacks in Derby has been jailed for 22 years today (25 August).’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 25th August 2017

Source: www.cps.gov.uk