Greater Manchester woman given suspended jail sentence over attempted £37k Right to Buy fraud – Local Government Lawyer

Posted November 6th, 2019 in fraud, housing, local government, news, right to buy, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A woman from Greater Manchester who made a fraudulent Right to Buy application has been given a suspended jail sentence.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 5th November 2019

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Man jailed for kicking seagull to death – The Independent

Posted November 6th, 2019 in animal cruelty, birds, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for kicking and trampling a gull to death in the Welsh town of Tonypandy.’

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The Independent, 5th November 2019

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A third of women at the biggest female jail are spending just three weeks or less in prison – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 5th, 2019 in homelessness, news, prisons, recidivists, rehabilitation, sentencing, statistics, women by sally

‘A third of the inmates at Europe’s largest female jail spend three weeks or under behind bars, watchdogs have revealed.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th November 2019

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Carlisle man who poured boiling water on partner jailed – BBC News

‘A man who beat his partner with a mallet and poured boiling water over her head has been jailed for 15 years.’

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BBC News, 4th November 2019

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Brothers sentenced for knife attack outside mosque during Ramadan – The Independent

‘Two brothers have been sentenced for attacking a group of men outside a mosque during Ramadan.’

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The Independent, 4th November 2019

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Man who raped woman then stole her phone jailed for 15 years – The Independent

Posted November 4th, 2019 in burglary, news, offensive weapons, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A man who raped a woman at knifepoint before stealing her phone, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.’

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The Independent, 3rd November 2019

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Former Royal Ballet star who sexually abused girls he taught in private lessons is jailed for 10 years – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 4th, 2019 in child abuse, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A former Royal Ballet star who sexually abused three young girls he taught in private dance lessons has been jailed for 10 years.’

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Daily Telegraph, 1st November 2019

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How do youth courts in England and Wales function? – The Guardian

‘There are differences in how children are prosecuted, who hears cases and punishments.’

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The Guardian, 3rd November 2019

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Man who partially blinded police officer with ammonia jailed for 14 years – The Independent

Posted November 1st, 2019 in chemical weapons, news, police, sentencing, wounding by sally

‘A man who partially blinded a police officer when he sprayed ammonia in his face, has been jailed for 14-and-a-half years.’

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The Independent, 1st November 2019

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Andrew Griggs: The wife killer who escaped justice for 20 years – BBC News

Posted October 31st, 2019 in domestic violence, missing persons, murder, news, pregnancy, sentencing by sally

‘For 20 years, the disappearance of Debbie Griggs remained a mystery. Two decades later, her husband has been convicted of her murder and jailed for a minimum of 20 years. What changed?’

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BBC News, 30th October 2019

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Katrice Lee: Woman sentenced for impersonating missing toddler – BBC News

‘A woman who used social media to impersonate a toddler missing for almost 40 years has been handed a suspended jail term.’

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BBC News, 30th October 2019

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Bride-to-be fleeced fiance’s stag party out of £11k – BBC News

Posted October 30th, 2019 in compensation, forgery, marriage, news, sentencing, suspended sentences, theft by sally

‘A bride-to-be frittered away her fiance’s stag party kitty, leaving him and his friends stranded at a UK airport, a court has heard.’

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BBC News, 29th October 2019

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Mentally ill man jailed for yelling racist abuse at judge – Legal Futures

Posted October 29th, 2019 in contempt of court, mental health, news, racism, sentencing by tracey

‘A mentally ill man has been jailed for 10 days for contempt in the face of the court after yelling racist abuse at a judge at Bristol Magistrates’ Court.’

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Legal Futures, 29th October 2019

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Tougher hate crime sentences at record levels – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted October 29th, 2019 in Crown Prosecution Service, hate crime, news, sentencing, statistics by tracey

‘Courts are handing down tougher sentences in almost three out of four hate crime cases – the highest proportion ever, according to new figures published today.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 25th October 2019

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Michael Adebowale: Lee Rigby killer pleads guilty to assaulting nurse – The Independent

Posted October 29th, 2019 in assault, guilty pleas, hospital orders, news, nurses, sentencing by tracey

‘Convicted murderer will serve eight months after his 45 year minimum term is complete.’

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The Independent, 28th October 2019

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Is There A Point In Banning Drill Rappers Using Certain Words? – Rights Info

‘“Bandoe”, “Booj”, “trapping” and “Kitty”. These are a few of the words drill rapper Ervine Kimpalu has been banned from using in his music for five years after being imprisoned on drug dealing charges. It has sparked renewed debate over the role the music genre plays in serious youth violence. So, how is it that a person can be prevented from using certain words? And is there any point? RightsInfo explores.’

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Rights Info, 24th October 2019

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Josh Hanson murder: Britain’s ‘most wanted’ man jailed for life – BBC News

Posted October 24th, 2019 in fugitive offenders, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A killer once dubbed one of Britain’s most wanted fugitives has been jailed for at least 26 years.’

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BBC News, 23rd October 2019

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Furniture shop owner who deliberately caused an explosion that injured 81 people in a botched insurance job jailed for 20 years – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 24th, 2019 in explosives, fraud, insurance, news, sentencing by sally

‘A furniture shop owner has been jailed for 20 years for causing a “colossal” explosion which injured 81 people in an attempt to claim insurance.’

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd October 2019

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Mail on Sunday writer spared jail after recording court hearing on phone – The Guardian

Posted October 24th, 2019 in contempt of court, fines, media, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A Mail on Sunday features writer has been spared jail after blaming “work pressure” for recording a court hearing on her mobile phone.’

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The Guardian, 23rd October 2019

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Pair jailed for inciting copycat terror attacks – BBC News

‘Two men who encouraged copycat terror attacks after shootings in New Zealand have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 23rd October 2019

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