Alison Chabloz jailed for anti-Semitic radio show comments – BBC News

Posted April 8th, 2021 in internet, Judaism, news, racism, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A blogger has been jailed after making anti-Semitic comments on a radio show.’

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BBC News, 7th April 2021

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Man jailed for at least 20 years for murder of Lorraine Cox in Exeter – The Guardian

Posted April 8th, 2021 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who murdered and dismembered a woman who went missing on a night out has been jailed for life and told to serve a minimum of 20 years’ imprisonment.’

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The Guardian, 7th April 2021

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Gaming paedophile groomed victim with cryptocurrency – BBC News

‘A paedophile who groomed an 11-year-old boy through online gaming has been told by a judge he may have to serve all of his eight-year jail sentence.’

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BBC News, 6th April 2021

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Stockport man who murdered wife after row over chips jailed for life – The Guardian

Posted March 31st, 2021 in domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A husband who strangled his wife after a row about frozen chips, then dumped her dismembered body in a country park, has been jailed for life for murder.’

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The Guardian, 30th March 2021

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Nottingham men jailed for abusing vulnerable teenage girls – BBC News

‘Two men have been jailed for grooming and sexually abusing three vulnerable teenage girls.’

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BBC News, 29th March 2021

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Judge orders defendant to pay back £90,000 after Right to Buy fraud – Local Government Lawyer

‘A defendant who admitted fraud under the Right to Buy scheme has been ordered to pay back more than £90,000.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 29th March 2021

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Newcastle e-scooter students banned for drink-riding – The Independent

Posted March 29th, 2021 in dangerous driving, drunk in charge, fines, news, road safety, sentencing by tracey

‘Five students have been banned from the roads after being caught riding e-scooters while over the drink-drive limit.
The men, aged between 19 and 22, were all stopped by police while misusing the hire vehicles in Newcastle. Their actions have resulted in the city’s scooters – which were only launched in February – being shut down over night to prevent similar incidents.’

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The Independent, 28th March 2021

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Man who repeatedly harassed and threatened woman on London street jailed for six weeks – The Independent

Posted March 22nd, 2021 in harassment, imprisonment, news, sentencing, threatening behaviour by tracey

‘A man who repeatedly harassed a woman in the street and threatened to rape her has been jailed for six weeks.’

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The Independent, 21st March 2021

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Imprisonment for Public Protection jail terms ‘a death sentence’ – BBC News

‘Karl Maroni, 33, has spent all his adult life in jail.’

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BBC News, 19th March 2021

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Court of Appeal upholds length of sentences for planning breaches – Local Government Lawyer

Posted March 18th, 2021 in coronavirus, news, planning, sentencing, suspended sentences, travellers by sally

‘Eight people who committed repeated breaches of planning permission and court orders while trying to establish a site in Basildon have had their sentences confirmed after failing to convince the Court of Appeal that their punishments were too severe.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 18th March 2021

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Woman jailed for wildly exaggerated clinical negligence claim – Litigation Futures

Posted March 18th, 2021 in contempt of court, damages, negligence, news, personal injuries, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who duped her lawyers as she wildly exaggerated a clinical negligence claim, seeking damages of £5.7m instead of the £350,000 her case was worth, has been jailed for contempt of court.’

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Litigation Futures, 18th March 2021

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Policing bill: What are the new powers to ‘manage’ protests? – The Independent

Posted March 15th, 2021 in bills, demonstrations, investigatory powers, news, police, sentencing by tracey

‘Governments of whatever party seem to come up with a new “law and order” bill almost every year, and these often turn into great caravans of minor legal changes, many of which are uncontroversial. The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, which will be debated by MPs on Monday and Tuesday, is the latest of its kind – and it has suddenly become intensely topical because of the debate over the policing of the vigil for Sarah Everard on Saturday.’

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The Independent, 15th March 2021

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Convicted robber jailed for murdering woman he met on dating site – The Guardian

Posted March 12th, 2021 in imprisonment, murder, news, recidivists, robbery, sentencing by sally

‘A convicted armed robber who strangled, battered and stabbed a woman to death after meeting her on a dating site has been sentenced to life in prison.’

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The Guardian, 11th March 2021

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Judge says recent case shows how exceptional circumstances must be if court is to use its power to dismiss care proceedings without having heard all the evidence – Local Government Lawyer

‘A Family Court judge has refused applications to dismiss care proceedings at a half-way stage made by a number of people accused of sexual offences against children.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 12th March 2021

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Matthew Topham: Lottery winner sentenced over fatal crash – BBC News

Posted March 12th, 2021 in dangerous driving, news, sentencing, suspended sentences, unlawful killing by sally

‘A lottery winner who caused a fatal Christmas Day crash when he took his eyes off the road to find his young son’s teddy bear has avoided jail.’

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BBC News, 11th March 2021

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Tougher sentences on menu in ‘restore confidence’ bill – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted March 10th, 2021 in bills, criminal justice, investigatory powers, news, police, sentencing by sally

‘Legislation aimed at ‘restoring confidence in the criminal justice system’ is to be unveiled in parliament today. According to a government statement, the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill will equip the police with the powers and tools they need to protect themselves and the public, while overhauling sentencing laws to keep serious sexual and violent offenders behind bars for longer, and placing greater emphasis on rehabilitation to better help offenders to turn their lives around.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 9th March 2021

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Cardiff doctor sentenced for £68,000 fraud on NHS – BBC News

Posted March 10th, 2021 in doctors, fraud, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A doctor has been given a suspended sentence after he admitted defrauding the NHS out of nearly £68,000.’

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BBC News, 9th March 2021

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Ellie’s Law: Parents of murdered girl win sentencing fight – BBC News

‘A mother who fought to change the law around murder says her daughter would be “very proud”.’

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BBC News, 9th March 2021

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Justice overhaul to better protect the public and back our police – Ministry of Justice

‘Cutting crime and building safer communities will be at the heart of new legislation unveiled in Parliament today (9 March 2021).’

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Ministry of Justice, 9th March 2021

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Child abuse laws to be expanded in England and Wales – BBC News

‘Sports coaches and faith leaders who have sexual relationships with 16 and 17-year-olds in their care will be breaking the law under new legislation planned for England and Wales.’

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BBC News, 9th March 2021

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