DPP appeals to supreme court in case of protesters who called MP ‘Tory scum’ – The Guardian

‘The director of public prosecutions is appealing to the supreme court in an ongoing and expensive battle to overturn the acquittal of two protesters found to have acted reasonably in calling Iain Duncan Smith “Tory scum”.’

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The Guardian, 31st January 2024

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Reasonable for protesters to call Iain Duncan Smith ‘Tory scum’, court rules – The Guardian

‘Two protesters were “reasonable” in calling Iain Duncan Smith “Tory scum” outside the Conservative party conference, the high court has ruled, in a rejection of an attempt to overturn their acquittal.’

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The Guardian, 21st November 2023

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Teenager kidnapped in Birmingham and robbed at gunpoint – BBC News

Posted August 24th, 2023 in firearms, guilty pleas, kidnapping, news, robbery, sentencing, threatening behaviour by sally

‘Four men have been jailed for kidnapping a teenager and threatening him with a shotgun and sword as they robbed him.’

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BBC News, 23rd August 2023

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Litigant in person made ‘unacceptable’ threats to judge – Law Society’s Gazette

‘The solution for a dissatisfied litigant is not to threaten the judge, an Insolvency and Company Courts judge has noted, revealing ”deep concern’’ at threats made as he delivered judgment.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 11th August 2023

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Man convicted after ‘aggressive’ protest against drag queen event at Tate Britain – The Guardian

Posted August 8th, 2023 in children, harassment, news, threatening behaviour, transgender persons by tracey

‘A man has been found guilty of a public order offence after protesting against a drag queen story-telling event for children at Tate Britain.’

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The Guardian, 7th August 2023

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Bar chief backs feminist barrister abused by other counsel – Legal Futures

Posted July 6th, 2023 in barristers, bullying, complaints, harassment, news, threatening behaviour, women by sally

‘The chair of the Bar Council has spoken out in support of a feminist barrister who said yesterday that she has complained about abuse from more than 50 “mainly White male” barristers.’

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Legal Futures, 6th July 2023

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Law firm takes civil action against “abusive” opposing party – Legal Futures

‘A law firm has had to take civil action against the father on the opposite side of a child contact dispute because of the abuse he has directed at it and the solicitor running the case.’

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Legal Futures, 12th June 2023

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Cornwall: Fake bomb sender jailed for two and a half years – BBC News

‘A man who sent a fake parcel bomb to an address in Cornwall has been jailed for two and a half years.’

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BBC News, 30th May 2023

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The Not-So-Beautiful Game – Pump Court Chambers

Posted April 13th, 2023 in assault, chambers articles, news, sport, statistics, threatening behaviour by sally

‘In February 2023, BBC Radio 5 Live released the results of a questionnaire canvassing the experiences of 927 grassroots referees. The statistics make for grim reading, although will come as little surprise to anyone who has played Sunday league football.’

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Pump Court Chambers, 9th March 2023

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Rapist who threatened to kill victim’s date has sentence reviewed – The Guardian

‘The government’s top law officials are reviewing a jail sentence handed to a man who forced a woman to have sex with him to save the life of a man with whom she was on a first date.’

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The Guardian, 26th January 20223

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Non-fatal strangulation: Spalding man jailed for 34 months – BBC News

Posted August 25th, 2022 in assault, criminal damage, news, sentencing, threatening behaviour by sally

‘A man who admitted throttling a woman he met on a dating site has become one of the first people in the country to be jailed under a new law.’

Six convicted of abusing BBC Newsnight journalist during protest – The Guardian

Posted August 2nd, 2022 in BBC, coronavirus, demonstrations, media, news, public order, threatening behaviour by tracey

‘Five men and a woman who verbally abused a BBC journalist at a protest have been convicted of a public order offence, according to police.’

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The Guardian, 2nd August 2022

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‘Guess what happened?’ Criminal taunted police by posting ‘catch me if you can’ under wanted appeal – The Independent

Posted May 13th, 2022 in firearms, imprisonment, internet, news, police, sentencing, threatening behaviour by tracey

‘A criminal who wrote “catch me if you can” under his own wanted appeal on Facebook has been jailed for eight years.’

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The Independent, 13th May 2022

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Man found guilty of threatening ‘traitor’ Labour MP with noose – The Guardian

‘A man has been found guilty of threatening a Labour MP after he held a makeshift gallows with a noose outside parliament and said: “This is what we do to traitors.”’

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The Guardian, 3rd May 2022

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Online safety law to be strengthened to stamp out illegal content – Home Office

‘Online Safety Bill strengthened with new list of criminal content for tech firms to remove as a priority.’

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Home Office, 4th February 2022

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Covid denier fined for filming in Gloucester hospital – The Guardian

Posted January 20th, 2022 in coronavirus, fines, harassment, hospitals, news, threatening behaviour, video recordings by tracey

‘A woman acting as a “guerrilla journalist” when she filmed inside a hospital in an attempt to prove her belief that lockdown measures were disproportionate has been convicted of a public order offence.’

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The Guardian, 19th January 2022

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Covid ‘sham’ woman fined for filming in Gloucester hospital – BBC News

Posted January 19th, 2022 in coronavirus, fines, harassment, hospitals, news, threatening behaviour, video recordings by michael

‘A woman who twice filmed inside a hospital during lockdown in an attempt to prove Covid-19 was a “sham” has been fined £929.’

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BBC News, 19th January 2022

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Claudia Webbe: MP convicted of harassment gets suspended sentence Published3 days ago – BBC News

‘An MP who made threatening phone calls to a woman because she was jealous of her relationship with her partner has been given a suspended sentence.’

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BBC News, 5th November 2021

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Alleged extremist to face trial for law firm terror attack – Legal Futures

‘An alleged far-right extremist accused of attempting to launch a terror attack at a solicitors’ firm will stand trial next March, a judge decided last week.’

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Legal Futures, 2nd November 2021

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Prisoner sentenced for further death threats to MP Jess Phillips – BBC News

‘A prisoner already convicted for sending death threats to MPs has been further sentenced for sending more to Jess Phillips.’

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BBC News, 1st November 2021

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