Caerphilly man, 96, warned about sight jailed for killing pedestrian – BBC News

‘A 96-year-old driver who killed an 84-year-old pedestrian after being warned he should not drive by an optician has been jailed for more than two years.’

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BBC News, 28th January 2023

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Liverpool teenage gunman who waged ‘open warfare’ jailed – BBC News

‘A teenage gunman who waged “open warfare” on the streets of Liverpool has been jailed for 15 years.’

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BBC News, 26th January 2023

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Rapist who threatened to kill victim’s date has sentence reviewed – The Guardian

‘The government’s top law officials are reviewing a jail sentence handed to a man who forced a woman to have sex with him to save the life of a man with whom she was on a first date.’

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The Guardian, 26th January 20223

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Bromley: Man jailed for killing father, 52, in knife attack – BBC News

Posted January 26th, 2023 in guilty pleas, homicide, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for 10 years for killing his father in a frenzied knife attack in Bromley, south-east London.’

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BBC News, 25th January 2023

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Abel-Jax Mailey: Dad jailed for murdering his seven-week-old son – BBC News

Posted January 26th, 2023 in child abuse, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “cowardly” father who murdered his seven-week-old son has been sentenced to at least 16 years in prison.’

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BBC News, 25th January 2023

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Case Comment: R v Maughan (Northern Ireland) [2022] UKSC 13 – UKSC Blog

Posted January 24th, 2023 in criminal procedure, guilty pleas, news, Northern Ireland, sentencing by sally

‘In this post, Ross Ludlow, Legal Support Assistant at Matrix Chambers, comments on the case of R v Maughan (Northern Ireland) [2022] UKSC 13. This case considered the Northern Irish approach to reduction in sentence for defendants who plead guilty to offences at an early stage of proceedings.’

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UKSC Blog, 23rd January 2023

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Manchester sexual predator jailed for raping child – BBC News

Posted January 24th, 2023 in child abuse, news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A “sexual predator” who raped a “vulnerable” young girl after isolating her from her friend in a city centre and luring her back to his home has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 23rd January 2023

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Jailed accountant who defrauded NHS ordered to pay back nearly £240k – Crown Prosecution Service

‘An accountant who was jailed for defrauding the NHS, companies and individuals, has been ordered to pay back nearly £240,000 and faces an additional 20 months in prison if he fails to pay.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 17th January 2023

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What Is Sentencing And How Does It Work? – Each Other

Posted January 17th, 2023 in appeals, joint enterprise, news, select committees, sentencing by sally

‘The House of Commons Justice Committee has launched an inquiry into the public’s opinion and understanding of sentencing. The Justice Committee will examine their understanding of the current approach to sentencing in England and Wales. It has made us ask the question: what does sentencing mean for our rights?’

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Each Other, 13th January 2023

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Killamarsh murders: Probation failings over killer Damien Bendall – BBC News

Posted January 17th, 2023 in domestic violence, murder, news, probation, reports, sentencing by sally

‘A review into how a quadruple murderer was dealt with by probation officers has found failings “at every stage”.’

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BBC News, 17th January 2023

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External research on equality and diversity in the work of the Sentencing Council published – Sentencing Council

Posted January 16th, 2023 in diversity, equality, news, sentencing by tracey

‘New research that examines the potential and perceived impact of sentencing guidelines on specific groups of offenders has been published by the Sentencing Council.’

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Sentencing Council, 10th January 2023

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Man jailed for life for murder in oldest double jeopardy case – BBC News

‘A man has been jailed for life for raping and murdering a girl almost 50 years ago, in the oldest double jeopardy case in England and Wales.’

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BBC News, 14th January 2023

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Sentence Update: Former Premier League star jailed for £15 million investment fraud – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted January 13th, 2023 in Crown Prosecution Service, fraud, imprisonment, money laundering, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A former Premier League star has been jailed today (12 January 2023) for defrauding friends, family members and associates out of £15 million.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 12th January 2023

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Paddleboarder who hit boy in Bristol park sentenced – BBC News

Posted January 13th, 2023 in assault, children, compensation, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A woman who attacked a 12-year-old boy with a paddle has been given a suspended sentence.’

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BBC News, 12th January 2023

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West Midlands drug dealers jailed for Welsh county lines network – BBC News

Posted January 13th, 2023 in drug offences, drug trafficking, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Two West Midlands drug dealers have been jailed for supplying heroin and cocaine to a Welsh village.’

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BBC News, 12th January 2023

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Man jailed after getting haircut with loaded gun in Derby – BBC News

Posted January 12th, 2023 in drug offences, firearms, news, sentencing by sally

‘A drug dealer has been jailed for five years after being found with a loaded gun in a Derby barbershop.’

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BBC News, 11th January 2022

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Liverpool teenager jailed for life over ‘outrageous’ shooting of schoolgirl – The Guardian

Posted January 11th, 2023 in attempted murder, firearms, gangs, imprisonment, news, sentencing, wounding by sally

‘A teenager has been jailed for life for an “outrageous” gangland shooting in which a 15-year-old girl was struck in the neck by a bullet as she waited for a bus home from school.

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The Guardian, 10th January 2023

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Manish Shah: Romford GP given more life sentences for sexually assaulting women – BBC News

Posted January 10th, 2023 in assault, doctors, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A former family doctor has received two more life sentences, after sexually assaulting four women during unnecessary examinations.’

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BBC News, 9th January 2022

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Teenage girl awarded £25k compensation after assault at school – Local Government Lawyer

Posted January 6th, 2023 in assault, compensation, duty of care, news, school children, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘A teenage girl has been awarded £25,000 in compensation after she suffered sexual assault at school by a boy who had been moved from another school where he was under police investigation for similar alleged criminal offences.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 6th January 2023

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Man leaps out of crown court dock and flees after sentencing – The Guardian

Posted January 4th, 2023 in assault, Crown Court, escape from custody, news, recidivists, sentencing by sally

‘Police are searching for a man after he leapt out of a crown court dock and fled after being sentenced for actual bodily harm.’

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The Guardian, 3rd January 2023

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