Cleaner Aurora Iacomi jailed for spiking boss’s coffee with detergent – BBC News

Posted September 24th, 2020 in guilty pleas, hazardous substances, news, poisoning, sentencing by sally

‘A station cleaner who spiked her supervisor’s coffee with cleaning fluid for “revenge” has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 23rd September 2020

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For Black Lives To Matter In The UK, Our Deportation Laws Need Reform – Each Other

Posted September 22nd, 2020 in deportation, detention, human rights, minorities, news, race discrimination, sentencing by sally

‘Black Lives Matter. This was the refrain heard throughout this summer’s protests seeking to condemn and draw attention to disproportionate black deaths in both American and British state custody.’

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Each Other, 21st September 2020

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Man guilty of violent south London park sexual assault – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted September 18th, 2020 in Crown Prosecution Service, imprisonment, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘A violent man, who made up a twin to use as a scapegoat for the sexual attack he had committed, has been sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment, with a recommendation that he serve at least two-thirds, and an extended licence period of eight years.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 17th September 2020

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Man who sent black man a banana at Wetherspoons fined – The Independent

Posted September 18th, 2020 in fines, hate crime, news, public order, racism, sentencing by tracey

‘A Wetherspoon customer who sent a banana to a black man in the same pub has been convicted of a racist hate crime and ordered to pay over £1,200 in fines and court costs.’

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The Independent, 17th September 2020

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Tashan Daniel’s Tube station killers lodge appeals – BBC News

Posted September 18th, 2020 in appeals, homicide, murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by tracey

‘A killer jailed for fatally stabbing an Arsenal fan on a London Underground platform is to appeal against his murder conviction, the BBC has learned.’

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BBC News, 18th September 2020

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Streatham Hill knifeman jailed for mother’s attempted murder – BBC News

Posted September 17th, 2020 in attempted murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by michael

‘Josephine Conlon, 36, was attacked by Mark Brazant in London on 30 December just days after his release from jail.’

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BBC News, 16th September 2020

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More deferred sentences in shake-up of criminal justice in England and Wales – The Guardian

‘Ministers are to encourage courts to make more use of deferred sentences – when judges give offenders a chance to turn themselves around before being punished – as part of a £500m shake-up of criminal justice in England and Wales.’

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The Guardian, 16th September 2020

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A Smarter Approach to Sentencing – Ministry of Justice

‘This White Paper sets out the government’s proposals for important changes to the sentencing and release framework in England and Wales.’

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Ministry of Justice, 16th September 2020

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Crossbows: What are the UK’s laws on weapons after man shot in London? – The Independent

‘The shooting of a man with a crossbow in London has sparked fresh questions over the lack of restrictions on such weapons in the UK.’

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The Independent, 15th September 2020

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Serious criminals to serve two-thirds of jail term in justice shake-up – BBC News

‘Sexual and violent offenders will serve at least two-thirds of jail terms, rather than half, as part of changes to the criminal justice system in England and Wales.’

 

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BBC News, 16th September 2020

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Charlie Elphicke: Ex-MP jailed for sex assaults on women – BBC News

Posted September 15th, 2020 in assault, news, parliament, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘Ex-Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke has been jailed for two years for sexually assaulting two women.’

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BBC News, 15th September 2020

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Maximum jail term for attacking emergency workers to be double – The Guardian

Posted September 15th, 2020 in assault, emergency services, news, police, sentencing by tracey

‘Increase to two years is among series of sentencing reforms announced by Ministry of Justice.’

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The Guardian, 15th September 2020

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Nationwide Organised Crime Gang sentenced – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Eighteen members of a gang who ran a county lines drugs operation stretching from north Wales and Merseyside as far as Anglesey, Cornwall and Scotland have been sentenced to a total of nearly 147 years’ imprisonment, with individual sentences ranging from 4 to 21 years at Mold Crown Court.’

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Crown Prosecution Service , 11th September 2020

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Drivers who kill others could receive life sentences under new laws – BBC News

‘Drivers who kill others after speeding, racing or using a phone could receive life sentences under new legislation.’

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BBC News, 14th September 2020

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‘County lines’ drug ringleader jailed for 21 years – BBC News

Posted September 10th, 2020 in conspiracy, drug trafficking, gangs, news, sentencing by sally

‘The leader of a sophisticated multi-million pound drug supply network has been sentenced to 21 years in prison.’

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BBC News, 9th September 2020

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Prosecution strategies in AR cases (2) – Counsel

‘A two-part series from Laura Hoyano and John Riley modelling investigation and prosecution strategies in cases of abusive relationship offending: part two of this worked case example looks at the issues arising at trial.’

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Counsel, September 2020

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Levison Wood: Woman jailed for stalking TV explorer – BBC News

Posted September 7th, 2020 in harassment, imprisonment, news, restraining orders, sentencing, stalking by sally

‘A woman who stalked TV explorer Levison Wood and sent “explicit and unpleasant” messages to him on social media has been jailed for 13 months.’

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BBC News, 4th September 2020

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Voyeur sentenced after woman’s five-year campaign – BBC News

‘A man has been sentenced for filming a naked woman in a hotel room while she was unconscious, following her five-year campaign for justice.’

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BBC News, 4th September 2020

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How warnings about Heni and Jan’s killer were missed – BBC News

‘The bodies of Henriett Szucs and Mihrican Mustafa were discovered in the east London flat of Zahid Younis in April 2019. The BBC has investigated how the authorities cared for the women and dealt with their killer Younis – a convicted sex offender who has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 38 years.’

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BBC News, 3rd September 2020

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Scientist jailed for sending fake poison to Theresa May – BBC News

‘A scientist has been jailed for sending fake poison to Theresa May in a letter criticising her policy on Russia.’

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BBC News, 3rd September 2020

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