Archive for the 'dangerous offenders' Category

High risk criminals given community orders – Daily Telegraph

“Thousands of dangerous criminals are handed community sentences every year despite being a high risk to the public, The Daily Telegraph can disclose.”

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Daily Telegraph, 24th January 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

MAPPA: open and transparent for greater public protection – Ministry of Justice

“For the first time, numbers relating to the MAPPA status and management levels of all MAPPA offenders living in England and Wales can now be viewed online.”

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Ministry of Justice, 27th October 2010

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Probation service failing to learn lessons over murder of French students, inquiry finds – The Guardian

“Fresh concerns about the way dangerous offenders are monitored in the community were raised today by a damning investigation into probation service failings after the torture and murder of two French students in London last year.”

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The Guardian, 2nd November 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Criminals ‘under supervision’: Murderer Dano Sonnex – Daily Telegraph

“Blunders in the supervision of violent drug addict Dano Sonnex meant he was free to kill French students Gabriel Ferez and Laurent Bonomo last year.”

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Daily Telegraph, 26th October 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Serious crime suspects freed on bail to murder and rape – Daily Telegraph

“Suspects released on bail committed more than 30,000 crimes in one year, including murders and rapes, it can be disclosed.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th September 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

EN (Serbia) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; KC (South Africa) v Secretary of State for the Home Department – WLR daily

EN (Serbia) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; KC (South Africa) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2009] EWCA Civ 630; [2009] WLR (D) 213

“The Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (Specification of Particularly Serious Crimes) Order 2004, which was made under s 72(4)(a) of the 2002 Act and listed a number of criminal offences which would be presumed, irrespective of the sentence which had been imposed by the court, to fulfil the requirements of art 33(2) of the Convention and Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees, thereby allowing the United Kingdom to refoule someone who had been convicted of one of the offences despite there being a risk to his life or freedom on his return, was ultra vires and unlawful.”

WLR Daily, 29th June 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

French student murders: parents sue over killer’s parole – The Guardian

“The parents of murdered French students Laurent Bonomo and Gabriel Ferez are to sue British authorities over systematic failures in the justice system that contributed to their sons’ deaths.”

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The Guardian, 5th June 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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