Paraplegic jailed for child abuse – BBC News

Posted September 11th, 2008 in child abuse, disabled persons, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

“A paraplegic has been jailed for five years after admitting sexual abuse involving children.”

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BBC News, 9th September 2008

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Reflexologist jailed for sexually assaulting patients – The Independent

Posted September 11th, 2008 in complementary medicine, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

“A perverted reflexologist was jailed for eight years today for sexually assaulting four women during treatment sessions.”

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The Independent, 11th September 2008

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Two men jailed for football clash – BBC News

Posted September 10th, 2008 in affray, news, sentencing by sally

“Two men have been jailed for their roles in a violent clash between Derby County and Nottingham Forest fans.”

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BBC News, 10th September 2008

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Two years for soldier’s shooting – BBC News

Posted September 10th, 2008 in armed forces, courts martial, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

“A British soldier who shot dead a colleague while ‘playing’ with a rifle in Iraq in 2007 has been sentenced to two years in an Army detention centre.”

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BBC News, 10th September 2008

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Man who stole from dying fiancée escapes jail – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 10th, 2008 in news, sentencing, theft by sally

“A former Black Watch soldier who stole £15,000 of his fiancée’s lottery winnings while she was dying of cancer has been sentenced to 225 hours’ community service.”

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Daily Telegraph, 9th September 2008

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Regina v Omotade – Times Law Reports

Posted September 10th, 2008 in law reports, passports, possession of false identity documents, sentencing by sally

Regina v Omotade

Court of Appeal

“When the court was sentencing a person for the possession of a false passport, the use to which the passport had been put was of potential significance.”

The Times, 10th September 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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Paedophile ‘schoolboy’ is jailed – BBC News

Posted September 9th, 2008 in kidnapping, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

“A man who masqueraded as a schoolboy and abducted a young teenage girl has been jailed for two-and-a-half years.”

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BBC News, 9th September 2008

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Boy, 16, jailed over crash death – BBC News

Posted September 8th, 2008 in dangerous driving, homicide, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“A 16-year-old boy has been jailed for five years for killing a teenage passenger in a car crash during a police pursuit in Brighton.”

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BBC News, 8th September 2008

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Former nanny jailed for injuring baby – The Guardian

Posted September 8th, 2008 in child abuse, grievous bodily harm, news, sentencing by sally

“A former nanny to the stars who left a 10-week-old boy with temporary brain damage and a broken arm was jailed today for three years.”

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The Guardian, 8th September 2008

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Cambridge lecturer sentenced for child porn – The Independent

Posted September 5th, 2008 in children, computer crime, news, pornography, sentencing by sally

“A Cambridge University academic was given a 12-month suspended prison sentence today after detectives found more than 1,000 indecent images of children on his computers.”

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The Independent, 5th September 2008

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Teenagers given life for drowning student – The Independent

Posted September 5th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“Two teenagers who murdered a student by pushing him into a fast-flowing river were jailed for life yesterday.”

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The Independent, 5th September 2008

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Unpaid servant lived in cupboard – BBC News

“A woman who smuggled an unpaid servant into the UK and forced her to sleep in a cupboard has been jailed for two and a half years at Harrow Crown Court.”

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BBC News, 4th September 2008

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Mastermind behind ‘Fagin-style’ watch gang jailed for 12 years – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 4th, 2008 in conspiracy, news, sentencing, theft by sally

“The mastermind behind a ‘Fagin-style’ gang who stole £1million of watches from London jewellers has been jailed for 12 years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 4th September 2008

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Government sets out tougher community work for offenders – Ministry of Justice

Posted September 2nd, 2008 in community service, news, sentencing by sally

“Steps to further toughen up [sic] the demanding physical work offenders carry out on community payback were outlined today (1st September) by Justice Minister David Hanson.”

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Ministry of Justice, 1st September 2008

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Community service rules tightened – BBC News

Posted September 1st, 2008 in news, sentencing by sally

“Criminals sentenced to community service may have to work full-time under new government rules.”

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BBC News, 1st September 2008

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More than 70 criminals given ‘unduly lenient’ sentences last year – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 1st, 2008 in appeals, news, sentencing by sally

“More than 70 criminals had their jail terms increased last year after the Court of Appeal ruled they were given ‘unduly lenient’ sentences by judges, according to new figures.”

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Daily Telegraph, 29th August 2008

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Prison for BNP activist’s killer – BBC News

Posted August 29th, 2008 in homicide, news, sentencing by sally

“An Asian man who killed his BNP activist neighbour in a dispute has been jailed for eight years.”

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BBC News, 29th August 2008

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Attorney-General’s Reference (No 29 of 2008) (Jon Peter Dixon) – Times Law Reports

Posted August 29th, 2008 in children, consent, law reports, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

Attorney-General’s Reference (No 29 of 2008) (Jon Peter Dixon)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“A non-custodial sentence for sexual offences against a child under 13 where the child had been a willing participant did not meet the essential fact that the law was there not only to protect children from the baleful influence of adults with an inappropriate interest in children but was also designed to protect children from themselves.”

The Times, 29th August 2008

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Pc is jailed for punching child – BBC News

Posted August 27th, 2008 in assault, news, police, sentencing by sally

“A policeman has been jailed for 12 weeks for punching a 12-year-old boy in the face at a police station.”

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BBC News, 27th August 2008

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Just one in 5,000 children caught carrying knives are locked up – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 27th, 2008 in children, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

“Only one in 5,000 children who are caught carrying knives are locked up for their crime, figures out today show.”

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Daily Telegraph, 27th August 2008

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