Lorry driver sentenced for peer’s mobility scooter death – BBC News

‘A lorry driver has been given a 24-week suspended jail sentence for knocking a Labour peer off his mobility scooter and killing him.’

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BBC News, 9th April 2018

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Lifetime animal ban for Looe couple with 73 cats – BBC News

Posted April 6th, 2018 in animal cruelty, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A couple who kept 73 cats in “terrible conditions” has been banned from keeping animals for life.’

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BBC News, 5th April 2018

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Ex-Army sergeant major avoids prison over ‘terrifying sex attack’ on 14-year-old schoolgirl – The Independent

‘An ex-Army sergeant major who carried out a “terrifying” sex attack on a 14-year-old girl has avoided prison.’

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The Independent, 22nd March 2018

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Employees must comply with work at height safety duties too – OUT-LAW.com

Posted March 15th, 2018 in employment, fines, health & safety, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

‘Two recent cases involving breaches of working at height regulations offer a clear reminder to workers of their own duties to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and others.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 14th March 2018

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Man who bit off a piece of his victim’s ear has sentence increased – Attorney General’s Office

‘A man who bit off a piece of his victim’s ear has had his sentence increased after the Solicitor General appealed it for being too low.’

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Attorney General’s Office, 14th March 2018

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Couple who faked holiday sickness ‘rumbled’ on Facebook – The Guardian

Posted March 6th, 2018 in community service, costs, fraud, holidays, news, suspended sentences by sally

‘A man and a woman who fraudulently claimed they fell ill while on holiday in Turkey, but were “rumbled” by images they posted on social media, have been given suspended jail sentences.’

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The Guardian, 5th March 2018

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Man sentenced for stirring up hatred against Muslims on Facebook – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A man who posted messages on social media to stir up religious hatred against Muslims has been sentenced.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 7th February 2018

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High wire walking without a mat: doctors, patient safety and public confidence – UK Human Rights Blog

‘On 4th November 2015, Dr Bawa Garba was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter of a 6 year old boy. She was sentenced to two years of imprisonment suspended for two years. On 29 November 2016 the Court of Appeal Civil Division refused her leave to appeal against her conviction.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 27th January 2018

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Jack Adcock: Doctor struck off over six-year-old’s death – BBC News

‘A doctor who was found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence over the death of a six-year-old boy has been struck off.’

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BBC News, 25th January 2018

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Former exec given suspended sentence for filming up women’s skirts – The Guardian

Posted January 8th, 2018 in mental health, news, sentencing, suspended sentences, voyeurism by sally

‘A former executive at an international entertainment company has been spared jail after he admitted filming up women’s skirts using a hidden camera.’

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The Guardian, 5th January 2018

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Bob Spink handed suspended sentence over election fraud – BBC News

Posted January 8th, 2018 in community service, elections, fraud, news, suspended sentences by sally

‘An ex-Tory and UKIP MP has been given a suspended six-month prison term after being convicted of election fraud.’

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BBC News, 5th January 2018

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Cardiff sex assault ex-officer banned from going out – BBC News

Posted December 21st, 2017 in electronic monitoring, news, police, sexual offences, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A retired police officer has been banned from going out at night for six months after sexually assaulting a young woman in Cardiff.’

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BBC News, 20th December 2017

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Stepfather jailed over boy’s water park drowning – BBC News

Posted December 20th, 2017 in children, homicide, negligence, news, sentencing, social services, suspended sentences by tracey

‘The stepfather of a five-year-old boy who drowned at a water park has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.’

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BBC News, 20th December 2017

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Oxford student appeals against suspended sentence for stabbing boyfriend – The Guardian

Posted December 8th, 2017 in appeals, assault, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A University of Oxford student who avoided prison after stabbing her boyfriend has appealed against the suspended sentence handed to her.’

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The Guardian, 7th December 2017

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Recycling company apologises after trial over shredder death – The Guardian

Posted November 16th, 2017 in accidents, costs, fines, health & safety, news, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A recycling company has apologised after an agency worker was dragged into an industrial waste shredder and killed.’

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The Guardian, 15th November 2017

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Paedophile avoids jail because of bad back – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 13th, 2017 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A paedophile who abused three young girls more than 40-years ago has been spared jail after telling a judge he had a bad back.’

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Daily Telegraph, 12th November 2017

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Policeman jailed for selling crash data to claims firm – which were sold on to law firms – Legal Futures

‘Two married constables working for Lancashire Police were sentenced last month for stealing police data about car crashes and selling it to claims firms for £363,000.’

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Legal Futures, 8th November 2017

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Man sentenced over £50m drugs haul find on Norfolk beach – BBC News

Posted November 8th, 2017 in drug offences, news, rehabilitation, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A man who helped himself to cocaine that had washed up on a beach has been given a two year suspended sentence.’

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BBC News, 7th November 2017

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Hospital double death crash driver, 90, spared jail – BBC News

Posted November 8th, 2017 in dangerous driving, homicide, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A 90-year-old driver who killed a couple by reversing into them has been given a two-year suspended sentence.’

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BBC News, 7th November 2017

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Mother who spread Isis propaganda on Facebook spared jail for terror offences due to children’s ‘suffering’ – The Independent

Posted November 8th, 2017 in internet, news, sentencing, suspended sentences, terrorism by tracey

‘A woman convicted of terror offences for spreading Isis propaganda online has been spared jail by a judge who was moved by the “suffering” of her children.’

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The Independent, 7th November 2017

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