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Have Your Say – Sexual Offences Sentencing

Have Your Say – Sexual Offences Sentencing | UKCrimininalLawBlog | Scoop.it
Introduction Do you feel that the sentencing for rape is too soft? Too harsh? What about other sexual offences? The Sentencing Guidelines Council are having a consultation prior to drafting new guidelines for 54 sexual offences.
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Carlos Tevez – Own Goal

Carlos Tevez – Own Goal | UKCrimininalLawBlog | Scoop.it
A criminal lawyer is often dealt a difficult hand; grumpy judges, a government that rates them somewhere below scabies and sometimes difficult clients with implausible stories that they want to put forward.
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Tenth person to pay compensation for naming Ched Evans rape victim

Tenth person to pay compensation for naming Ched Evans rape victim | UKCrimininalLawBlog | Scoop.it
Last year, we reported that nine individuals were ordered to pay compensation for naming the victim in the Ched Evans rape case. Initially there was confusion as to whether the sentences imposed were fines, compensation, or a mixture of the two.
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Father jailed for manslaughter of 3 month-old-child

Father jailed for manslaughter of 3 month-old-child | UKCrimininalLawBlog | Scoop.it
Facts Stephen Coukham, of Truro, Cornwall, aged 21, denied murder but admitted manslaughter; he killed his 3-month-old son, Tyrone, by shaking or throwing him. He was aged 18 at the time.
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Kallakis & Williams – Master Fraudsters?

Kallakis & Williams – Master Fraudsters? | UKCrimininalLawBlog | Scoop.it
Two people, Achilleas Kallakis and Alexander Williams, were sentenced to 7 and 5 years respectively in prison each on 17th January, following their convictions the day before for defrauding financial institutions of upwards of £60 million (and they...
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R v Beeden – Case Comment (Breach of a SOPO)

R v Beeden – Case Comment (Breach of a SOPO) | UKCrimininalLawBlog | Scoop.it
Summary – Appeal against sentence to the Court of Appeal for 9 months following a guilty plea to breaching a SOPO. Overview - Mr Beeden had a history of sexual offending against children.
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