Attorney general urged to review release of man who beat wife with cricket bat – The Guardian

Posted March 28th, 2017 in assault, attorney general, domestic violence, judges, news, sentencing by sally

‘The attorney general has been urged to examine the sentencing remarks of a judge who freed a man guilty of domestic abuse because he did not believe the victim was vulnerable.’

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The Guardian, 27th March 2017

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Marine A to be resentenced over fatal shooting of Taliban fighter – Daily Telegraph

‘Royal Marine who is in prison for the fatal shooting of a Taliban fighter in Afghanistan finds out today if he is to be freed or must serve more time behind bars.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th March 2017

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‘Handbags in the cul-de-sac’: Judge accuses neighbours of ‘acting like immature teenagers’ in boundary row – Daily Telegraph

‘A judge accused warring neighbours of having “handbags in the cul-de-sac” after an 81-year-old man attacked a man living next door with a rounders bat.’

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Daily Telegraph, 26th March 2017

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Woman who poured acid on her sleeping partner is jailed for life – BBC News

Posted March 22nd, 2017 in attempts, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who tried to kill her boyfriend by pouring acid over him while he slept has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 21st March 2017

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Ear biter dressed as Colonel Gaddafi jailed for pub attack – BBC News

Posted March 22nd, 2017 in alcohol abuse, grievous bodily harm, news, sentencing by sally

‘A former soldier who went out dressed as Colonel Gaddafi has been jailed for 16 months after biting off part of a man’s ear in a “savage” pub attack.’

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BBC News, 21st March 2017

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Student jailed for attacking a man who said train had reached ‘end of the line’ – BBC News

Posted March 22nd, 2017 in assault, news, penalties, sentencing by sally

‘A student has been jailed for attacking a man who woke him and mistakenly said their train was approaching its last stop.’

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BBC News, 21st March 2017

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Paediatrician Jonathan Walsh jailed over child sex images – BBC News

‘A paediatrician who used “military-grade” software to cover his tracks has been jailed for three years for having and sharing child sex images.’

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BBC News, 20th March 2017

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Lorry driver Dariusz Tokarczyk jailed for killing Jodie Moss – BBC News

‘A lorry driver who killed a 21-year-old woman while selecting music on his mobile phone has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 20th March 2017

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Driver jailed over Poppy-Arabella Clarke crossing death – BBC News

‘A pensioner who killed a three-year-old girl weeks after being told to stop driving because of poor eyesight has been jailed for four years.’

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BBC News, 20th March 2017

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Greedy treasurer jailed for selling sea rescue charity’s lifeboat on eBay – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 20th, 2017 in abuse of position of trust, charities, false accounting, fraud, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A “greedy” treasurer sank her own sea rescue charity after selling its lifeboat on eBay.’

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Daily Telegraph, 19th March 2017

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Mother jailed for hiding baby’s death in 2005 – BBC News

Posted March 17th, 2017 in concealing birth, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A mother has been jailed for 21 months for covering up the death of her baby son for more than a decade.’

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BBC News, 17th March 2017

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Terry Bridger spared jail after 40-hour Pagham police stand-off – BBC News

‘A terminally-ill pensioner who threatened to shoot at police during a 40-hour stand-off has been spared jail after a judge heard he has a year to live.

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BBC News, 16th March

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Crash driver who took selfies with paralysed passenger jailed – The Guardian

‘A driver who paralysed his passenger in a car crash while “showing off” and then took selfies with him as he lay bloodied in the wreckage has been jailed.’

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The Guardian., 15th March 2017

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Police body-worn video leads to domestic abuse conviction – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Police body-worn video evidence has been used to prosecute a man who assaulted a woman and a boy.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 10th March 2017

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First date from hell: Woman’s admirer leaves her unconscious as he flees police after crashing BMW – Daily Telegraph

‘A woman’s first date ended with her being seriously injured when her admirer crashed his car into a tree while showing off to her before fleeing police.’

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Daily Telegraph, 13th March 2017

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Solicitor headbutts EastEnders star’s property developer father inside High Court during £100m legal dispute – Daily Telegraph

‘A top property solicitor headbutted a property developer during a £100m legal battle at the High Court.’

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Daily Telegraph, 10th March 2017

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Vicar jailed after dying abuse victim gives evidence through eye-tracking software – The Independent

‘A retired vicar who abused a choirboy more than 35 years ago has been jailed for four years after his victim gave evidence through eye-tracking technology that translated his blinks into words.’

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The Independent, 11th March 2017

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London man jailed for killing friend with single punch after shoe prank – The Guardian

Posted March 13th, 2017 in alcohol abuse, homicide, London, news, sentencing, violence by sally

‘A City worker who fatally punched a friend after his shoe was thrown out of a taxi window has been jailed for three years.’

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The Guardian, 10th March 2017

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Drug addict jailed for killing child actor in London car chase – The Guardian

‘A drug addict with more than 50 previous convictions has been jailed for 12 years for killing a child actor and his aunt when he hit them with a stolen car.’

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The Guardian, 10th March 2017

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Gartree prison worker jailed for relationship with inmate – BBC News

Posted March 13th, 2017 in misfeasance in public office, news, prison officers, sentencing by sally

‘A prison instructor who kissed and exchanged love letters with a convicted murderer has been jailed for misconduct in a public office.’

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BBC News, 10th March 2017

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