Teenagers jailed for life for killing goth woman – The Guardian

Posted April 29th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“Two teenagers were given life sentences today for murdering 20-year-old Sophie Lancaster because she was a goth.”

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The Guardian, 29th April 2008

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Regina v Kehoe – Times Law Reports

Posted April 28th, 2008 in homicide, law reports, sentencing by sally

Regina v Kehoe

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“Sentences of life imprisonment under section 225 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 should be reserved for cases where the culpability of the offender was particularly high or the offence particularly grave.”

The Times, 28th April 2008

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Doctor sentenced over child porn – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in children, doctors, news, pornography, sentencing by sally

“A children’s hospital doctor has escaped a jail sentence after admitting downloading child pornography.”

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BBC News, 25th April 2008

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Former Pc is jailed over violence – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in assault, domestic violence, news, sentencing by sally

“A former Lincolnshire policeman, once hailed for saving an 11-year-old boy’s life, has been jailed for two years for abusing his partner.”

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BBC News, 25th April 2008

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Burglar jailed for sexual assault – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in burglary, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

“A burglar who broke into a woman’s home and sexually assaulted her has been jailed for at least six years.”

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BBC News, 25th April 2008

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Blackmailing designer avoids jail – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in blackmail, news, sentencing by sally

“A man who tried to extort money from three US car designers and accused them of illegally developing his creations has been given a suspended jail term.”

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BBC News, 25th April 2008

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Cinema sex act mother sentenced – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

“A married mother who sexually assaulted a 14-year-old boy at a cinema in London’s Leicester Square has been given a three-year supervision order.”

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BBC News, 25th April 2008

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Two jailed over boy’s pool death – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in homicide, news, sentencing by sally

“Two men who forced a boy into a flooded clay pit and watched him drown have been jailed for five-and-a-half years.”

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BBC News, 25th April 2008

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Killer’s maximum tariff reduced – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A man who abducted, sexually attacked and strangled a young, female, Royal Navy photographer has won a two-year reduction in his minimum tariff.”

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BBC News, 24th April 2008

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Woman who lured ‘healer’ jailed – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in conspiracy, false imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

“A woman who lured a faith healer back to Luton, where he was later murdered, has been jailed for two years.”

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BBC News, 24th April 2008

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Bus stop killer wins sentence cut – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“A Nottingham teenager convicted of murdering a man at a bus stop has had his 14 year minimum jail sentence cut.”

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BBC News, 24th April 2008

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Woman jailed for gay couple abuse – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in harassment, homosexuality, news, sentencing by sally

“A mother has been jailed and her daughter given a community order after being found guilty of harassing a gay couple in Kent.”

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BBC News, 24th April 2008

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Judge rejects extension of terror plotter’s jail term – The Guardian

Posted April 23rd, 2008 in conspiracy, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

“The government today failed to extend a four-and-a-half-year jail sentence for a dentist from east London who plotted terrorist activities overseas.”

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The Guardian, 22nd April 2008

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Driver is jailed for 51st offence – BBC News

Posted April 21st, 2008 in news, road traffic offences, sentencing by sally

“A 35-year-old man has been jailed for eight months and banned for driving for five years for his 51st offence of driving while disqualified.”

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BBC News, 21st April 2008

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Muslim preacher Abu Izzadeen jailed for four and a half years – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 18th, 2008 in news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

“Abu Izzadeen, an al-Qa’eda disciple who once heckled John Reid, has been jailed for four and a half years for terrorism offences.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th April 2008

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Regina v Blythe – Times Law Reports

Posted April 18th, 2008 in law reports, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

Regina v Blythe

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“Offences of engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child or causing a child to watch a sexual act were not serious specified sexual offences for the purposes of the provisions relating to dangerous offenders if the defendant was under 18.”

The Times, 18th April 2008

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Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21days from the date of publication.

Colleagues jailed for race abuse – BBC News

Posted April 18th, 2008 in harassment, news, racism, sentencing by sally

“Three men have been jailed for three years for a campaign of racial harassment against a Muslim colleague.”

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BBC News, 17th April 2008

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R v Blythe – WLR Daily

Posted April 17th, 2008 in law reports, sentencing, sexual offences, young offenders by sally

R v Blythe; [2008] WLR (D) 109

Engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child and causing a child to watch a sexual act were not serious specified sexual offences for the purposes of the provisions relating to dangerous offenders if the person committing the offence was under 18.”

WLR Daily, 16th April 2007

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Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Life for Gulf War veteran David Bradley, who shot dead four of his family – The Times

Posted April 10th, 2008 in homicide, mental health, news, sentencing by sally

” A Gulf War veteran who killed four members of his family was jailed yesterday after a court heard how he ‘freaked out’ on a hot summer’s night.”

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The Times, 10th April 2008

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Man jailed following dog’s death – BBC News

Posted April 10th, 2008 in animal cruelty, news, sentencing by sally

“A pet owner from the West Midlands who killed his dog by putting it in a washing machine has been jailed for four months.”

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BBC News, 9th April 2008

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