Baby beater jailed for six months – BBC News

Posted August 21st, 2008 in assault, child abuse, news, sentencing by sally

“A man who was caught on camera repeatedly punching a friend’s sleeping baby has been jailed for six months.”

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BBC News, 20th August 2008

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Judge promises end to lenient sentences for knife crime – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 20th, 2008 in news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

“A judge has publicly promised a clamp down on knife crime, saying the ‘days of lenient sentences’ were over.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th August 2008

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Pair jailed after seagull attack – BBC News

Posted August 19th, 2008 in animal cruelty, news, sentencing by sally

“Two drunken men who filmed each other kicking an injured seagull to death in a seaside town have both been jailed for four months.”

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BBC News, 18th August 2008

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Paedophile who had 241,000 child porn images is jailed indefinitely – The Guardian

Posted August 19th, 2008 in child abuse, news, pornography, sentencing by sally

“A paedophile who acted as a ‘librarian’ for a global internet child abuse ring was handed an indefinite jail term yesterday after one of the biggest undercover police investigations into online child abuse.”

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The Guardian, 19th August 2008

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Crime lecturer fined for ‘violent behaviour’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 19th, 2008 in assault, news, sentencing, threatening behaviour by sally

“A college lecturer whose course includes lessons on understanding crime has been fined by a judge for ‘drunken, violent behaviour’ towards a member of a hotel’s security staff.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th August 2008

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Regina v Bieber – Times Law Reports

Posted August 11th, 2008 in law reports, murder, sentencing by sally

Regina v Bieber

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“The imposition of a whole life sentence did not result in inhuman or degrading treatment, contrary to Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights.”

The Times, 11th August 2008

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‘Peeping Tom’ rapist imprisoned – BBC News

Posted August 11th, 2008 in news, sentencing, sexual offences, voyeurism by sally

“A rapist who admitted spying on his neighbours by using a camera hidden in their bedroom has been sent to prison for an indefinite period.”

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BBC News, 8th August 2008

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Life term for ‘dirty look’ killer – BBC News

Posted August 11th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“A 16-year-old youth has been given a life sentence for stabbing to death a schoolboy who gave him a ‘dirty look’.”

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BBC News, 8th August 2008

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Six jailed after laundering £15m – BBC News

Posted August 8th, 2008 in money laundering, news, sentencing by sally

“Six businessmen have been jailed for laundering more than £15m stolen from NatWest bank.”

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BBC News, 7th August 2008

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Regina v Hills; Regina v Pomfret; Regina v Davies – Times Law Reports

Posted August 7th, 2008 in law reports, parole, sentencing by sally

Regina v Hills; Regina v Pomfret; Regina v Davies

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“A consecutive prison sentence could be added to a life sentence where the circumstances warranted it.”

The Times, 7th August 2008

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Nude nurse exposed to friends by jilted lover – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 6th, 2008 in harassment, news, sentencing by sally

“Richard Bradford decided to take his revenge against the health worker after she allegedly cheated on him with another man.”

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Daily Telegraph, 6th August 2008

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Ex-police chief Alec Alexander jailed 10 years for raping daughter – The Times

Posted August 6th, 2008 in child abuse, news, rape, sentencing by sally

“A police chief superintendent who abused his daughter when she was 10 years old and raped her when she was 17 was jailed yesterday.”

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The Times, 6th August 2008

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Jack Straw failed to intervene on ‘soft’ knife sentences – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 4th, 2008 in news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

“The Sentencing Guildelines Council, headed by senior judges, was forced to introduce tougher sentences in response to the public outcry over the recent spate of fatal stabbings.”

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd August 2008

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‘Military-style’ killing sentence – BBC News

Posted August 1st, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“Three men have been convicted of killing a 20-year-old man in a ‘military-style’ attack.”

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BBC News, 31st July 2008

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Stab death youths lose appeal bid – BBC News

Posted August 1st, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“Three teenagers who stabbed a young father to death on Wearside after he confronted them about their rowdiness have lost their appeals.”

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BBC News, 31st July 2008

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Care worker is jailed for murder – BBC News

Posted August 1st, 2008 in care workers, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A care worker who murdered a disabled man for his £70,000 inheritance fund has been told she will spend at least 30 years in jail.”

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BBC News, 31st July 2008

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Nursing home killer gets 24 years – BBC News

Posted August 1st, 2008 in care homes, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A man who admitted murdering two women in a Leicester nursing home has been sentenced to life in prison and told he will serve a minimum of over 24 years.”

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BBC News, 31st July 2008

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Patient’s sex attack carer jailed – BBC News

Posted July 29th, 2008 in care workers, elderly, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

“A care worker has been jailed for nine years for carrying out a ‘vicious’ sex attack on an elderly patient at a nursing home.”

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BBC News, 29th July 2008

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Child rapist jailed for 10 years – BBC News

Posted July 29th, 2008 in children, news, rape, sentencing by sally

“A former immigration officer from Kent has been jailed for 10 years after admitting 17 sex offences including the rape of a girl under the age of 13.”

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BBC News, 28th July 2008

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Man jailed over tiny gun shooting – BBC News

Posted July 26th, 2008 in firearms, news, sentencing, wounding by sally

“A man has been jailed for nine years for shooting a fellow clubber with a mini four-inch key-ring gun.”

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BBC News, 25th July 2008

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