Life term for headless body pair – BBC News

Posted May 12th, 2009 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A father and son who murdered and decapitated a traveller whose body was found in Hertfordshire have been jailed for life.”

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BBC News, 12th May 2009

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Regina v Curtis (Attorney General’s Reference No 17 of 2009) – Times Law Reports

Posted May 12th, 2009 in dangerous driving, law reports, sentencing by sally

Regina v Curtis (Attorney General’s Reference No 17 of 2009)

Court of Appeal

“It was always dangerous to use a mobile phone while driving and there was never any excuse for doing so.”

The Times, 12th May 2009

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Double murderer jailed for life – BBC News

Posted May 11th, 2009 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A 57-year-old Blackpool man has been jailed for life for murdering his estranged wife and her boyfriend.”

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BBC News, 11th May 2009

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Ex-teacher jailed for boys abuse – BBC News

Posted May 11th, 2009 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

“A former teacher has been jailed for four-and-a-half years for a series of sexual assaults on young boys.”

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BBC News, 11th May 2009

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Data Protection Act should not be defamation substitute, says High Court judge – OUT-LAW.com

Posted May 11th, 2009 in drug trafficking, news, sentencing by sally

“The Data Protection Act should not be a backup plan in failed defamation cases, a High Court judge has said. Mr Justice Eady has rejected a claim that an allegedly libellous statement was also a breach of the privacy law.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 11th May 2009

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Ecstasy dealers jailed over death – BBC news

Posted May 11th, 2009 in drug offences, news, sentencing by sally

“Two men from Crawley have been jailed for supplying ecstasy at a party in West Sussex which killed a teenager.”

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BBC News, 11th May 2009

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Obsessed cyber-war fan stabbed Nottingham student 86 times – The Times

Posted May 11th, 2009 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A German cyber-war fan was jailed for life today for flying to Britain to stab a student 86 times after he became obsessed with his girlfriend.”

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The Times, 11th May 2009

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Seven-year prison term for fugitive Lib Dem donor – The Independent

Posted May 11th, 2009 in news, perverting the course of justice, sentencing, theft by sally

“The Liberal Democrats’ biggest donor, who remains on the run after stealing nearly £8m from the former chairman of Manchester United, was sentenced in his absence to seven years in jail yesterday.”

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The Independent, 9th May 2009

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Metal detector user David Hutchings jailed for selling fake coins – The Times

Posted May 11th, 2009 in fraud, news, sentencing by sally

“A metal detector enthusiast who claimed to have discovered hoards of valuable antiquities during years of treasure hunting has been convicted of selling modern fakes.”

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The Times, 11th May 2009

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Regina (Lee) v Same; Regina (Wells) v Same – Times Law Reports

Posted May 8th, 2009 in human rights, law reports, parole, prisons, sentencing by sally

Regina (Lee) v Same; Regina (Wells) v Same

House of Lords

“Although the Secretary of State for Justice had failed in his public duty to provide such treatment courses for prisoners serving indeterminate sentences for public protection as would enable them to demonstrate to the Parole Board that it was safe to release them, their post-tariff detention was not unlawful.”

The Times, 8th May 2009

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Men jailed for 17-day crime spree – BBC News

Posted May 8th, 2009 in burglary, kidnapping, news, robbery, sentencing by sally

“Two men who terrorised part of Greater Manchester during a 17-day crime spree have been jailed for life.”

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BBC News, 7th May 2009

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Mother jailed for leaving toddler home alone – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 6th, 2009 in child neglect, news, sentencing by sally

“A mother who left her two-year-old daughter home alone while she went out shopping has been jailed for nine months.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th May 2009

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Unborn twins killer sent to jail – BBC News

Posted May 1st, 2009 in abortion, news, perverting the course of justice, sentencing by sally

“A woman who accidentally killed her unborn twins then blamed a midwife has been convicted in her absence at Bristol Crown Court.”

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BBC News, 1st May 2009

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Bed blaze killer jailed for life – BBC News

Posted May 1st, 2009 in care workers, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A care assistant who murdered a 79-year-old dementia patient at a Cheshire care home by setting fire to her bed has been jailed for life.”

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BBC News, 1st May 2009

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Life term for acid attack rapist – BBC News

Posted May 1st, 2009 in assault, grievous bodily harm, news, rape, sentencing by sally

“An obsessed fan who raped a TV presenter then planned an acid attack on her after she rejected him has been jailed for life.”

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BBC News, 1st May 2009

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PC John Dougal jailed for killing girl hit by speeding patrol car – The Times

Posted May 1st, 2009 in dangerous driving, news, sentencing by sally

“A traffic officer who knocked down and killed a schoolgirl as he drove at 94mph in a 30mph zone — with no blue lights or siren — was jailed for three years today for causing death by dangerous driving.”

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The Times, 1st May 2009

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Convicted man avoids sex register – BBC News

Posted May 1st, 2009 in news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

“A man found guilty of attempting to suffocate a woman in an intended sex attack has been jailed but will not sign the sex offenders register.”

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BBC News, 30th April 2009

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Man jailed for muscle-squeezing – BBC News

Posted May 1st, 2009 in harassment, news, sentencing, sexual offences prevention orders by sally

“A man has been jailed for 18 months for breaking a ban on approaching young men and touching their muscles.”

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BBC News, 30th April 2009

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Child-sex murderer in Festival Hall sculpture row asks to be released – The Times

Posted May 1st, 2009 in child abuse, murder, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

“A child-sex murderer whose delicate sculpture of a paper orchestra was bought and displayed by the Royal Festival Hall, asked judges yesterday to free him in a year because of the exceptional progress he has made in prison.”

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The Times, 1st May 2009

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Muslim men cleared of 7/7 plot but jailed for attending terror camps – The Guardian

Posted April 30th, 2009 in conspiracy, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

“Two British Muslims cleared of helping the 7 July bombers were yesterday accused by a judge of betraying the country that had given them a home, as he jailed them for seven years each for planning to attend a terrorist training camp in Pakistan.”

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The Guardian, 30th April 2009

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