Disabled man walks free after drug conviction – The Independent

Posted May 27th, 2010 in disabled persons, drug offences, news, suspended sentences by sally

“A disabled former rock drummer walked free from court today after being convicted of growing cannabis which he took to treat a medical condition.”

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The Independent, 26th May 2010

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Court of Appeal rules on plea bargain sentencing – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted May 21st, 2010 in fraud, news, plea bargaining, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

“White-collar criminals sentenced to a year or less in jail should have their sentences suspended if they cooperate fully with related fraud investigations, the Court of Appeal ruled last week.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 20th May 2010

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Northampton man banned from wearing skirt breached Asbo – BBC News

Posted May 7th, 2010 in ASBOs, harassment, news, suspended sentences by sally

“A man banned from wearing skirts or showing bare legs on school days has been found guilty of breaching an Asbo.”

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BBC News, 6th May 2010

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Judge calls for review of 24 hour licensing laws – Daily Telegraph

“A judge has called for a review of the 24 hour licensing laws after becoming exasperated at dealing with cases of drunken violence ‘on an almost daily basis’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th May 2010

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Man sentenced for lying over James Bulger killer – BBC News

Posted April 26th, 2010 in communicating false information, news, suspended sentences by sally

“A teenager has been given a three-month suspended prison sentence for claiming a former colleague was one of James Bulger’s killers.”

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BBC News, 23rd April 2010

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John Lennon Airport sexual image atheist gets Asbo – BBC News

“A ‘militant atheist’ who left explicit images in a prayer room at Liverpool John Lennon Airport has been given a six-month suspended sentence.”

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BBC News, 23rd April 2010

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Man sentenced after wife told police of child images – BBC News

“A woman called police after finding indecent images of children on her husband’s laptop, a court has heard.”

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BBC News, 8th April 2010

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Devon man who hit his baby son must pay him £50 – BBC News

“A father who hit his baby son because he knocked a photo frame off a television has been ordered to pay him £50 compensation.”

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BBC News, 7th April 2010

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Swansea benefit fraud businessman jailed over repayment – BBC News

Posted March 5th, 2010 in benefits, fraud, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

“A businessman jailed for not fully paying £200,000 for falsely claiming benefits is being charged 8% compound interest on £166,000 he still owes.”

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BBC News, 4th March 2010

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Regina v Zeca – Times Law Reports

Posted March 17th, 2009 in law reports, robbery, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

Regina v Zeca

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“It would be unjust to activate a completed unpaid work requirement attached to a suspended order of imprisonment where an offender breached the suspended order by committing a further offence.”

The Times, 17th March 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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