Life term for fatal city stabbing – BBC News

Posted May 23rd, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A 19-year-old who stabbed a father-of-three to death in a ‘cowardly attack’ has been jailed for life.”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2008

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Nurses sentenced over fit death – BBC News

Posted May 23rd, 2008 in care homes, homicide, negligence, news, nurses, sentencing by sally

“Two nurses who failed to help a woman during a fit lasting over two hours have received suspended jail terms.”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2008

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Prison for speeding V-sign biker – BBC News

Posted May 23rd, 2008 in motorcycles, news, road traffic offences, sentencing, speed cameras by sally

“A motorcyclist who stuck two fingers up at a speed camera as he raced at up to three times the limit has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2008

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Major UK drug gang jailed – The Independent

Posted May 23rd, 2008 in drug trafficking, news, sentencing by sally

“Five drug dealers, who pocketed millions flooding the country with amphetamines, cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy, were jailed for up to 14 years each today.”

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The Independent, 23rd May 2008

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Mother is jailed over false alibi – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in news, perverting the course of justice, sentencing by sally

“A mother who lied to protect her son who, along with three other teenagers, kicked a man to death in Bedfordshire has been jailed for 21 months.”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2008

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Life for man who shot 22-year-old – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A man has been jailed for life for shooting dead a 22-year-old in north-west London.”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2008

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‘Dog patient’ dentist is jailed – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in dentists, fraud, news, sentencing by sally

“A dentist and his wife who stole more than £30,000 from the NHS by claiming money for treatment never given to patients have been jailed.”

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BBC News, 20th may 2008

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Carer jailed over baby’s killing – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in child abuse, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

“A carer from Greater Manchester who killed a 16-month-old baby by holding him upside down and flinging him against furniture has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 21st May 2008

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Builder is jailed for gas death – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in health & safety, negligence, news, sentencing by sally

“A builder whose work caused the death of a man through carbon monoxide poisoning has been jailed for three and a half years.”

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BBC News, 21st May 2008

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Luxury stolen car dealer jailed – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in news, sentencing, theft by sally

“A car-ringer who is believed to have pocketed more than £1m by shipping luxury vehicles stolen from Britain has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2008

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Man jailed for internet grooming – BBC News

Posted May 21st, 2008 in internet, news, sentencing, sexual grooming, sexual offences by sally

“A security guard exposed as a paedophile in stings by a television documentary crew and police has been jailed by Bristol Crown Court.”

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BBC News, 20th May 2008

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Teenager jailed for killing his sisters in arson attack – The Independent

Posted May 20th, 2008 in arson, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

“A teenager who killed his two sisters in an arson attack has been jailed for at least six years. But Shane Spence, 18, could be held for much longer after the judge ruled that he posed a serious risk to the public.”

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The Independent, 20th May 2008

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Plastic mac fetish man convicted – BBC News

Posted May 20th, 2008 in news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

“A man with a fetish for plastic raincoats and cling film has pleaded guilty to two sexual assaults.”

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BBC News, 19th May 2008

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Heroin family death pair jailed – BBC News

Posted May 19th, 2008 in drug abuse, homicide, negligence, news, sentencing by sally

“The mother and half-sister of a teenage heroin overdose victim have been jailed for a total of six years.”

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BBC News, 19th May 2008

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Man set fire to pilot in sheep costume – The Guardian

Posted May 19th, 2008 in grievous bodily harm, news, sentencing by sally

“A man walked free from court today after he admitted setting alight an RAF pilot who was dressed as a sheep for a fancy dress party.”

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The Guardian, 19th May 2008

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Regina v Davies (Gareth) – Times Law Reports

Posted May 19th, 2008 in law reports, murder, sentencing, standard of proof by sally

Regina v Davies (Gareth)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“A judge deciding whether aggravating features existed to increase the appropriate starting point for the minimum term of a mandatory life sentence should apply the same standard of proof as that applied by the jury in reaching their verdict.”

The Times, 19th May 2008

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Hammer-blow murderer can ask for parole after judge overturns life sentence – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 19th, 2008 in murder, news, parole, sentencing by sally

“Reginald Wilson, currently serving life for slaughtering Teesside skin specialist, David Birkett, can ask the Parole Board to free him next month after a top judge overturned his ‘whole life’ jail tariff yesterday.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th May 2008

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Offender expert jailed over porn – BBC News

Posted May 19th, 2008 in news, pornography, sentencing by sally

“A man who helped set up a Government database of violent sex offenders has been jailed on child pornography charges.”

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BBC News, 16th May 2008

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Naked Ugg boot ram-raider jailed – BBC News

Posted May 16th, 2008 in burglary, news, road traffic offences, sentencing by sally

“A man who ram-raided a supermarket dressed in only a pair of Ugg boots has been jailed for four years.”

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BBC News, 16th May 2008

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Bamber told he will die in prison – BBC News

Posted May 16th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A killer convicted of murdering five members of his family has been told he will die in jail.”

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BBC News, 16th May 2008

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