Senior Crown Prosecutor jailed for expenses fraud committed in bid to help indebted son – Legal Futures

‘A Senior Crown Prosecutor who put in £5,800 worth of false travel expenses to help pay off his son’s university debt has been jailed for six months.’

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Legal Futures, 17th August 2017

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Ex-footballer Chris Killen spared jail after sex attack – BBC News

‘A former professional footballer has been spared jail after sexually assaulting a sleeping woman.’

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BBC News, 15th August 2017

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Nottingham man jailed for deliberately infecting lovers with HIV – The Guardian

Posted August 16th, 2017 in grievous bodily harm, HIV, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for infecting two former lovers with HIV after purposely not telling them he had the virus.’

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The Guardian, 15th August 2017

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Three men jailed for running cannabis factory in ex-nuclear bunker – The Guardian

‘Three men have been jailed for their part in running a vast underground cannabis farm in a former nuclear bunker in Wiltshire, staffed by young Vietnamese workers who were held in slave-like conditions.’

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The Guardian, 11th August 2017

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Justice secretary told to ‘get a grip’ on backlog of prisoners held beyond sentence – The Guardian

‘The chair of the Parole Board has expressed his frustration at the government’s failure to “get a grip” on the issue of prisoners serving indeterminate sentences under the discredited imprisonment for public protection (IPP) programme.’

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The Guardian, 14th August 2017

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Solicitor General: Asian gangs must be handed longer sentences for targeting white girls – Daily Telegraph

‘Judges must give longer sentences to Asian Muslim grooming gangs who abuse white teenage girls when there is evidence of racism, the Government’s senior legal advisor has said.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th August 2017

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Prisoner ‘suicidal’ 11 years into 10-month jail term – BBC News

Posted August 14th, 2017 in arson, imprisonment, news, prisons, self-harm, sentencing by sally

‘In 2006, James Ward was given a 10-month minimum jail sentence called an IPP (Imprisonment for Public Protection) for arson.’

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BBC News, 14th August 2017

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Helicopter sex film officer Adrian Pogmore jailed – BBC News

Posted August 9th, 2017 in aircraft, misfeasance in public office, news, police, sentencing, voyeurism by sally

‘A “sex-obsessed” police officer who used his force helicopter to film people having sex has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 8th August 2017

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Animal abusers ‘get away with it’ and avoid jail, finds report – BBC News

Posted August 9th, 2017 in animal cruelty, news, reports, sentencing by sally

‘Those who commit cruelty against animals “are getting away with it” due to the “leniency” of UK courts, according to a report.’

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BBC News, 9th August 2017

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Mother-of-two jailed for leading police on 120mph car chase – Daily Telegraph

‘A speeding motorist has been jailed after leading police on a car chase where she exceeded 120mph, with the judge branding it as the worst case of dangerous driving he had ever seen.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th August 2017

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‘Disturbed’ sexual predator who attacked five women in weekend rampage jailed for eight years – The Independent

Posted August 7th, 2017 in assault, imprisonment, London, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A “dangerous and disturbed” man who sexually assaulted five women in a single weekend, subjecting his final victim to a “horrific” knife-point attack, has been jailed for eight years.’

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The Independent, 6th Augut 2017

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People who carry out ‘life-changing’ acid attacks face life sentences – The Guardian

‘Criminals caught with acid can expect to receive the same prison sentences as those convicted of carrying a knife, according to new judicial guidelines that have come into effect.’

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The Guardian, 4th August 2017

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Man jailed after wife of 10 years discovered he had been raping her in her sleep – The Independent

Posted August 4th, 2017 in married persons, news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for nine years after his wife of 10 years found videos on his phone showing him raping her as she slept.’

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The Independent, 3rd August 2017

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Mother and boyfriend of five-month boy with ‘catastrophic brain injury’ found guilty of his death – Daily Telegraph

‘A mum-of-nine and her boyfriend have been convicted of causing the death of her baby boy who suffered a “catastrophic” brain injury.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd August 2017

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Judges increase breast surgeon’s sentence for needless operations – The Guardian

Posted August 4th, 2017 in appeals, doctors, news, sentencing, wounding by sally

‘Ian Paterson, the surgeon who performed unnecessary breast operations and made healthy patients believe they had cancer, has had his sentence increased to 20 years by the court of appeal.’

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The Guardian, 3rd August 2017

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‘Three Musketeer’ jihadis get life sentences for UK terror plot – BBC News

Posted August 4th, 2017 in conspiracy, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘Three would-be jihadists who dubbed themselves the Three Musketeers have been jailed for life for plotting an attack on a police or military target.’

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BBC News, 3rd August 2017

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Voyeuristic clergyman spared jail as judge says he was ‘well-regarded’ by those he helped – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 4th, 2017 in news, sentencing, suspended sentences, voyeurism by sally

‘A “well-regarded” clergyman who filmed men using a public toilet in a shopping centre has been sentenced to a suspended four-month jail term.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd August 2017

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Ex-soldier jailed for disability benefits fraud after Kilimanjaro climb – The Guardian

Posted August 4th, 2017 in benefits, fraud, news, sentencing by sally

‘A former paratrooper who climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and won a triathlon while fraudulently claiming thousands of pounds in disability benefit has been jailed.’

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The Guardian, 3rd August 2017

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Mother who stamped toddler daughter to death has sentence for murder reduced by five years – The Independent

Posted August 2nd, 2017 in appeals, child cruelty, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A mother who stamped her toddler daughter to death has had her minimum sentence reduced by five years after an appeal.’

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The Independent, 1st August 2017

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Man who broke woman’s leg with remote-controlled car weeks before her wedding is jailed for two years – The Independent

Posted August 2nd, 2017 in grievous bodily harm, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man has been jailed for two years after breaking a woman’s leg with a remote-controlled car just weeks before her wedding day.’

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The Independent, 1st August 2017

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