Leeds robber has prison term more than doubled – Attorney General’s Office

Posted April 8th, 2016 in assault, press releases, robbery, sentencing by tracey

‘A robber from Leeds who violently attacked and strangled his elderly uncle today had his jail term more than doubled to 9 years’ imprisonment after a referral by Solicitor General Robert Buckland QC MP.’

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Attorney General’s Office, 7th April 2016

Source: www.gov.uk/ago

Kent sex attacker jailed for life – The Guardian

Posted February 29th, 2016 in assault, news, robbery, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A man who carried out a catalogue of attacks on girls and women in Kent has been jailed for life.’

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The Guardian, 26th February 2016

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Sentencing Council launches new definitive guideline for sentencing robbery – Sentencing Council

Posted January 29th, 2016 in news, robbery, sentencing by tracey

‘The Sentencing Council has published a new guideline for judges and magistrates on the sentencing of robbery. The new guideline, which has been issued following a public consultation, will come into effect on 1 April 2016.’

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Sentencing Council, 28th January 2016

Source: http://sentencingcouncil.judiciary.gov.uk

New guidelines say armed thieves should get longest sentences – The Guardian

Posted January 28th, 2016 in firearms, news, offensive weapons, psychiatric damage, robbery, sentencing by sally

‘Thieves armed with guns or knives should get the longest jail terms under new sentencing guidelines for robberies designed to help courts sentence all types of offenders, from a street mugger to a gang guilty of a bank hold-up.’

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The Guardian, 28th January 2016

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Men jailed for ‘despicable’ sexual assault and mugging of woman with learning difficulties in Birmingham – The Independent

Posted January 25th, 2016 in learning difficulties, news, robbery, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘Two men have been jailed for the “despicable” sexual assault and mugging of a woman with learning difficulties in Birmingham last year.’

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The Independent, 24th January 2016

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Court of Appeal considers EU deportation, public revulsion and “imperative grounds” – Free Movement

‘In Secretary of State for the Home Department v Straszewski [2015] EWCA Civ 1245 (03 December 2015) Moore-Bick LJ, giving the leading judgment, finds that public revulsion is not generally relevant to decisions to deport under EU law.’

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Free Movement, 6th January 2016

Source: www.freemovement.org.uk

Speech by Lord Justice Treacy at the Criminal Law Review Conference – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted December 4th, 2015 in health & safety, robbery, sentencing, speeches, theft, victims by tracey

‘I am pleased to be here today as I think this a good opportunity for me as Chairman, to outline four broad themes which go some way to showing different aspects of the Sentencing Council’s work.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 3rd December 2015

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Swansea armed robber found to be a dangerous offender – Attorney General’s Office

Posted December 3rd, 2015 in appeals, news, robbery, sentencing, violent offenders by tracey

‘The Court of Appeal today imposed an extended sentence of imprisonment against Swansea armed robber Robert Quinn after finding him to be a dangerous offender.’

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Attorney General’s Office, 1st December 2015

Source: www.gov.uk/ago

Smirking bully freed from jail on legal technicality – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 7th, 2015 in assault, bullying, disabled persons, news, robbery, sentencing by sally

‘Judge says Scott Floyd “should be going to prison for a long, long time” but was forced to release the offender from jail.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th September 2015

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Girl, 16, given 10-month referral order for attacking two girls in the street – The Guardian

’16-year-old who assaulted two younger girls in a video that was later posted online and seen by millions of people has been given a 10-month referral order.’

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The Guardian, 3rd August 2015

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Burqa-wearing gang convicted for series of smash-and-grab raids in London – The Guardian

Posted July 6th, 2015 in conspiracy, handling stolen goods, news, robbery by sally

‘A violent “smash-and-grab” gang who wore burqas during a string of high-profile raids in London are facing prison after four members of the group were convicted.’

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The Guardian, 3rd July 2015

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Shaun McKerry jailed for failed County Durham post office axe raid – The Guardian

Posted April 27th, 2015 in news, robbery, sentencing by sally

‘A serial criminal who was brought to the ground by the owner of a shop during a failed axe raid has been jailed for six years.’

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The Guardian, 24th April 2015

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

West Midlands gang who hid behind umbrellas to steal £177k from 13 shops jailed for 27 years – The Independent

Posted April 21st, 2015 in conspiracy, gangs, news, robbery, sentencing by sally

‘Armed gang members who used umbrellas to hide their identities as they embarked on a crime spree that saw them steal £177,000 from shops and supermarkets across the West Midlands have been jailed for more than 27 years.’

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The Independent, 20th April 2015

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Boy of 13 given life sentence for killing woman by stamping on her face – The Guardian

Posted April 20th, 2015 in closed circuit television, murder, news, robbery, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A 13-year-old boy, who killed a woman by stamping on her face, has been given a life sentence.’

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The Guardian, 17th April 2015

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Three found guilty over gambler’s killing – The Guardian

Posted April 16th, 2015 in conspiracy, false imprisonment, firearms, homicide, murder, news, robbery by sally

‘A woman has been found guilty of luring a professional gambler into bringing her to his flat, where he was kicked to death for the sake of his winnings.’

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The Guardian, 15th April 2015

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Facebook boast Tesco robber Andrew Hennells jailed – BBC News

Posted April 13th, 2015 in internet, news, robbery, sentencing, weapons by sally

‘An armed robber who boasted on Facebook about his plans to raid a supermarket has been jailed for four years.’

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BBC News, 10th April 2015,

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man jailed for four years for assault on disabled pensioner Alan Barnes – The Guardian

Posted April 7th, 2015 in assault, DNA, drug abuse, news, robbery, sentencing by sally

‘A drug addict whose attack on a disabled pensioner caused outrage around the world should use his four-year jail sentence to “do some thinking”, his victim has said.’

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The Guardian, 2nd April 2015

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Norwich man jailed for toy gun armed robbery at store – BBC News

Posted March 23rd, 2015 in news, robbery, sentencing, weapons by sally

‘A man who robbed a convenience store brandishing a toy hand gun has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 20th March 2015

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Martin Thomas stab killing: Man and youths get custodial terms – BBC News

Posted March 16th, 2015 in homicide, homosexuality, murder, news, robbery, sentencing by sally

‘A boy who stabbed to death a gay man whom he believed was interested in him has been sentenced to at least 15 years in custody.’

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BBC News, 13th March 2015

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Judge dismisses case after Muslim swears oath on Bible – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 2nd, 2015 in evidence, Islam, judges, news, oaths, robbery by sally

‘Judge regrets stopping trial because Muslim man gave evidence having sworn on the Bible instead of the Koran.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th February 2015

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk