Consultation launched on General guideline for offences not covered by specific guidance – Sentencing Council

Posted June 21st, 2018 in consultations, criminal justice, press releases, sentencing by tracey

‘The Sentencing Council has launched a consultation on a General sentencing guideline for use when sentencing offences for which there is no existing guideline.’

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Sentencing Council, 19th June 2018

Source: www.sentencingcouncil.org.uk

Teenager sentenced after naming sex abuse victims online – Crown Prosecution Service

‘The sister of a convicted sex offender who posted the names of his victims online has been sentenced.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 19th June 2018

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Preston free range egg fraud farmer to pay back £500,000 – BBC News

Posted June 21st, 2018 in agriculture, appeals, fraud, news, penalties, sentencing by tracey

‘A farmer who deliberately mislabelled barn eggs as pricier free range ones must pay back his £500,000 profits.’

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BBC News, 21st June 2018

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Doctor who left date paralysed in car crash kept his job after he used medical knowledge to try help her walk again – Daily Telegraph

‘A doctor who left his date paralysed in a car crash kept his job after a tribunal heard he used medical knowledge to try and help her walk again.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th June 2018

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Barry Bennell victims welcome rejection of appeal against jail term – The Guardian

Posted June 21st, 2018 in appeals, child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences, sport, victims by tracey

‘Victims of Barry Bennell, the former football coach who was labelled “sheer evil” after subjecting junior footballers from Manchester City and Crewe Alexandra to hundreds of sexual offences, have welcomed the rejection of his appeal against his 30-year prison sentence.’

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The Guardian, 20th June 2018

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Abusive Birmingham husband ‘beat wife and locked her indoors’ – BBC News

‘A husband who regularly beat his wife and kept her locked indoors during their 16-year marriage has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 19th June 2018

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Doncaster Christmas Day killer jailed for life – BBC News

Posted June 20th, 2018 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A Christmas Day killer who stabbed her step-grandfather more than 120 times with a steak knife has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 19th June 2018

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Former mayor jailed for sex with girl aged 13 asked police: ‘Do you know who I am?’ – Daily Telegraph

‘A former town mayor has been jailed for nine years after a court heard he had sex with a 13-year-old girl and let her share a bed with him and his wife.’

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Daily Telegraph, 18th June 2018

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Members of all-female terror cell jailed over London knife plot – The Guardian

Posted June 18th, 2018 in conspiracy, guilty pleas, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, terrorism, women by sally

‘Members of Britain’s first all-female terror cell, including a mother and daughter, have been jailed for planning a knife attack on members of the public outside the Palace of Westminster in London.’

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The Guardian, 15th June 2018

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Moped teen ‘highwaymen’ handed life sentences – BBC News

Posted June 18th, 2018 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘Two moped riders who stabbed a charity youth worker to death during a “four-hour spree of violence” have been sentenced to life in prison.’

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BBC News, 15th June 2018

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Bouncy castle death pair jailed for three years – BBC News

Posted June 18th, 2018 in children, health & safety, homicide, negligence, news, sentencing by sally

‘Two fairground workers convicted of manslaughter by gross negligence after a bouncy castle blew away with a young girl inside have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 15th June 2018

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Brighton student jailed for freshers’ night rape – BBC News

Posted June 18th, 2018 in news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A student from the University of Sussex has been jailed for raping a fellow student at her flat in Brighton.’

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BBC News, 15th June 2018

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Parachute murder bid: Emile Cilliers jailed for life – BBC News

Posted June 15th, 2018 in attempts, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘An Army sergeant has been jailed for life for trying to murder his wife by sabotaging her parachutes.’

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BBC News, 15th June 2018

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Student jailed for life after stabbing autistic teenager to death over WhatsApp argument – The Independent

Posted June 15th, 2018 in murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A student who stabbed an autistic teenager to death after an online row over who was more “gay” has been jailed for life as new statistics show knife crime is at a six-year high.’

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The Independent, 14th June 2018

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Woman who wrote antisemitic songs calling Holocaust gas chambers ‘a proven hoax’ spared jail – The Independent

Posted June 15th, 2018 in freedom of expression, internet, news, racism, sentencing by tracey

‘A woman who wrote antisemitic songs mocking the Holocaust and calling gas chambers a “proven hoax” has been spared jail.’

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The Independent, 14th June 2018

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Kyle Yule: Five teenagers jailed for knife attack murder – BBC News

Posted June 15th, 2018 in murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘Five teenagers who murdered a 17-year-old found dying in a friend’s front garden have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 14th June 2018

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Sentencing Council launches new definitive guideline on breach offences – Sentencing Council

Posted June 14th, 2018 in consultations, crime, sentencing by tracey

‘The Sentencing Council has published a definitive guideline on breach offences. The new guideline, which has been issued following a public consultation, will come into effect on 1 October 2018.’

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Sentencing Council, 7th June 2018

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

Fireworks boss jailed over explosion deaths – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted June 14th, 2018 in company directors, explosives, health & safety, press releases, sentencing by tracey

‘A company boss has been jailed for 10 years today (13 June) after two people died in a series of explosions and a fire at his fireworks shop.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 13th June 2018

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

One of Britain’s biggest drug dealers convicted of running £68m into UK – The Independent

Posted June 14th, 2018 in conspiracy, drug trafficking, news, sentencing by tracey

‘One of Britain’s biggest drugs dealers has been convicted for his part in running £68m of cocaine and cannabis into the UK.’

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The Independent, 14th June 2018

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Halifax man jailed for plotting revenge on authorities – BBC News

Posted June 13th, 2018 in explosives, firearms, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, stalking by sally

‘A man “obsessed with revenge” against the legal system after losing a court case has been jailed for 15 years.’

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BBC News, 13th June 2018

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