Serial rapist Joseph McCann given 33 life sentences – The Guardian

Posted December 10th, 2019 in news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘The serial rapist Joseph McCann has been handed 33 life sentences with a minimum term of 30 years.’

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The Guardian, 9th December 2019

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Birmingham lorry driver Robert Bradbury jailed for killing doctor – BBC News

‘A lorry driver who killed a doctor because his cluttered dashboard obstructed his view has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 6th December 2019

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Slough gynaecologist jailed for secretly filming nurse during sex – BBC News

Posted December 6th, 2019 in doctors, news, sentencing, voyeurism by sally

‘A gynaecologist who used glasses with a hidden camera to film himself having sex with a student nurse has been jailed for 14 months.’

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BBC News, 5th December 2019

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Finance Manager sentenced for stealing over £180K from Keswick School – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted December 4th, 2019 in news, sentencing, theft by tracey

‘A 52-year-old woman has today been sentenced to 32 months’ imprisonment for stealing over £188,000 from Keswick School.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 3rd December 2019

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Convicted paedophile who dressed as Santa and offered to pose for pictures with children is sent back to jail – The Independent

‘A convicted paedophile who dressed up as Santa and offered to pose for pictures with children in exchange for money has been sent back to jail.’

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The Independent, 3rd December 2019

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Enraged mother threw her own baby at police officer causing spinal injury – Daily Telegraph

‘A police officer suffered a life-changing spinal injury after a mother threw her own child at them in a rage, a court heard.’

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd December 2019

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Man jailed for four-year bomb hoax campaign in UK, US and Canada – The Independent

Posted December 3rd, 2019 in communicating false information, explosives, news, school children, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who carried out a campaign of bomb hoaxes against targets in the US, Canada and the UK has been jailed for more than four years.’

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The Independent, 3rd December 2019

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Sentencing Guidelines – Devon Chambers

Posted December 2nd, 2019 in news, sentencing by sally

‘Sixteen years ago, we knew nothing of sentencing guidelines. As practitioners we would browse through Current Sentencing Practice (Thomas) to try to find a similar case to the one we were dealing with in the hope of persuading the judge to our way of thinking.’

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Devon Chambers, November 2019

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Alleged tout given suspended sentence over sale of Wimbledon tickets – The Guardian

Posted December 2nd, 2019 in consumer protection, contempt of court, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘An alleged tout who said he would rather go to prison than “grass up” his boss, who prosecutors claim is a reality TV star, has been handed a six-month suspended prison sentence over the sale of Wimbledon tickets.’

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The Guardian, 29th November 2019

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Boy, 17, sentenced over London night bus harassment – The Guardian

‘A 17-year-old boy has been sentenced to a four-month youth rehabilitation order for his part in the harassment and intimidation of two women on a late-night London bus in an incident which became the focus of concerns about the targeting of LGBTQ+ people.’

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The Guardian, 29th November 2019

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Andrew Highton jailed for murder of partner Linda Treeby – BBC News

Posted December 2nd, 2019 in domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for life for the “savage and brutal” murder of his partner on her 64th birthday.’

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BBC News, 28th November 2019

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Lee Vernon jailed for baby son’s shake murder – BBC News

Posted December 2nd, 2019 in child abuse, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A father who shook his baby son to death has been jailed for a minimum of 16 years.’

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BBC News, 29th November 2019

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Sana Muhammad crossbow death: Ex-husband jailed for ‘evil’ murder – BBC News

Posted December 2nd, 2019 in domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who shot dead his heavily pregnant ex-wife with a crossbow in a “brutal and evil attack” has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 29th November 2019

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Man who set ex-girlfriend’s home on fire spared jail because he was ‘badly affected’ by break-up – The Independent

Posted November 29th, 2019 in arson, fire, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A man who committed arson after his ex-girlfriend broke up with him has been spared jail after his lawyer argued the attack was an “acute stress reaction” to the end of the relationship.’

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The Independent, 28th November 2019

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Devon anthrax hoaxer jailed for targeting female MPs – BBC News

Posted November 29th, 2019 in harassment, news, parliament, sentencing, threatening behaviour, women by tracey

‘A hoaxer with a “hatred of women” has been jailed for five years for sending packages of white powder to female MPs, a Euro MP and local councillors.’

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BBC News, 28th November 2019

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Mia Gregson murder: Couple jailed over toddler’s death – BBC News

Posted November 28th, 2019 in child abuse, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who killed his girlfriend’s 23-month-old daughter because she was crying has been jailed for life for her murder.’

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BBC News, 27th November 2019

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Man sentenced to life for Manchester Victoria station stabbings – The Guardian

Posted November 28th, 2019 in attempted murder, hospital orders, mental health, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘A man who stabbed three people in Manchester’s Victoria train station on New Year’s Eve has been sentenced to life imprisonment in a high-security psychiatric hospital.’

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The Guardian, 27th November 2019

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Men given suspended sentences for ‘releasing fox into path of hunt’ – The Guardian

‘Two men convicted of animal cruelty offences after being filmed dragging a fox out of a tunnel and releasing it “into the path of a hunt” have been given suspended sentences.’

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The Guardian, 26th November 2019

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Teenagers who threw bricks at Gosport sheep sentenced – BBC News

‘Four teenagers who threw bricks at sheep and snapped off their horns have been given community sentences.’

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BBC News, 26th November 2019

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Sex offender jailed for the rape of 76-year-old woman – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted November 22nd, 2019 in elderly, news, rape, sentencing by tracey

‘A registered sex offender who raped a 76-year-old woman as she walked her dog has been jailed.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 21st November 2019

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