Fox cruelty: South Herefordshire Hunt pair found guilty – BBC News

Posted June 10th, 2019 in animal cruelty, hunting, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘Two people have been convicted of animal cruelty after foxes were thrown to hounds at a hunting kennels.’

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BBC News, 10th June 2019

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Alcoholic pilot spared jail after turning up for flight following ‘rum nightcap’ – The Independent

‘A pilot who turned up for a flight to the US while still over the limit after a “rum nightcap” has been spared jail.’

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The Independent, 8th may 2019

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Solicitor convicted of subletting council home – Legal Futures

‘A solicitor’s conviction for illegally subletting his council flat has been upheld after he lost his appeal against a suspended jail sentence.’

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Legal Futures, 12th April 2019

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Pendine murder: Caravan park stabbing killer jailed – BBC News

‘A man who stabbed his neighbour to death on a caravan park during a fight has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 9th April 2019

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Doctor convicted of manslaughter over six-year-old’s sepsis death is cleared to practise again – Daily Telegraph

‘The parents whose six-year-old son died when “clear” signs of sepsis were missed have heavily criticised the medical establishment after the doctor responsible was cleared to practise again.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th April 2019

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St Austell boy, 9, made to do ‘boot camp exercises’ – BBC News

Posted April 2nd, 2019 in child cruelty, children, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A nine-year-old boy was taken from his bed and forced to perform boot camp-style exercises by his parents and step parents for three hours.

His mother and stepfather admitted child cruelty and were given suspended jail terms. His father and stepmother were cautioned by the police.’

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BBC News, 1st April 2019

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Dorset man found guilty of illegally selling clams to high-end restaurant suppliers – The Guardian

Posted April 1st, 2019 in fisheries, food, health & safety, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A shellfish gatherer from Dorset has narrowly escaped being jailed after being caught illegally selling clams to wholesalers who supply high-end restaurants.’

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The Guardian, 31st March 2019

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Landlord given suspended sentence and ordered to pay £300k+ after hiding families in windowless rooms – Local Government Lawyer

‘A landlord who hid families in windowless rooms after claiming to a council that he had complied with an enforcement notice has been fined £25,000 and ordered to pay a further £266,177 under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 26th March 2019

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Doctor “should have been jailed for contempt” like solicitor was – Litigation Futures

Posted March 22nd, 2019 in contempt of court, doctors, news, sentencing, solicitors, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A doctor who received a suspended sentence after running a “factory” producing 32 medical reports in a day should have been jailed like the solicitor he worked with, the Court of Appeal has ruled.’

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Litigation Futures, 21st March 2019

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Tina Malone: Shameless star avoids jail after revealing James Bulger killer Jon Venables’ new identity – The Independent

‘Shameless star Tina Malone has avoided going to jail after she admitted to breaching an injunction that protected the identity of James Bulger killer Jon Venables by sharing a post on social media.’

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The Independent, 13th March 2019

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Bestival death: Ceon Broughton jailed for manslaughter – BBC News

‘A man who gave his girlfriend drugs at a festival and filmed her as she died has been jailed for her manslaughter.’

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BBC News, 1st March 2019

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Drug addict who threatened her own grandfather with a hammer jailed – The Independent

‘A woman who threatened her grandfather with a hammer while robbing him to fund her drug addiction has been jailed for four years.’

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The Independent, 20th February 2019

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Drill music crackdown ‘fails to address root causes of youth violence’ – The Guardian

‘Campaigners and artists have sharply criticised the police crackdown on drill music, warning this “punitive” approach will ultimately fail to tackle the root causes of youth violence.’

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The Guardian, 10th February 2019

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Kathleen Griffin death: Torture killer ‘could have been stopped’ – BBC News

‘A woman was tortured and killed by a man who authorities should have stopped from living with her, a report said.’

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BBC News, 7th February 2019

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Stansted 15: no jail for activists convicted of terror-related offences – The Guardian

‘Fifteen activists convicted of a terrorism-related offence for chaining themselves around an immigration removal flight at Stansted airport have received suspended sentences or community orders.’

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The Guardian, 6th February 2019

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Brothelkeepers earned £3.8m while police focused on other ‘serious crimes’ – Daily Telegraph

‘A married couple who built a £3.8million brothel empire were allowed to continue operating by police for 14 years who instead focused on “serious types of organised crime”, a court has heard.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd February 2019

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Pair narrowly avoid jail after ‘sharing photos of James Bulger killer online’ – The Independent

‘Two people have narrowly avoided jail after sharing information online said to be about James Bulger killer Jon Venables.’

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The Independent, 31st January 2019

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Woman spared jail for running over boyfriend after finding out he was convicted rapist with partner and children – The Independent

Posted January 18th, 2019 in deceit, families, grievous bodily harm, news, rape, sexual offences, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A mother-of-one who ran her boyfriend over after finding out he was a convicted rapist with a long-term partner and family has been spared jail.’

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The Independent, 17th January 2019

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Woman who crippled cheating rapist lover spared jail – BBC News

Posted January 16th, 2019 in grievous bodily harm, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A woman who crippled her boyfriend in a hit-and-run crash after finding out he was a convicted rapist with a long-term lover has been spared jail.’

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BBC News, 15th January 2019

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Two in three knife crime offenders being spared jail as offences hit eight-year high, MoJ figures show – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 14th, 2018 in news, offensive weapons, sentencing, statistics, suspended sentences by tracey

‘Two thirds of knife crime offenders are escaping jail as the number of offences has hit an eight-year high, Ministry of Justice figures reveal.’

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Daily Telegraph, 13th December 2018

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