Archive for the 'grievous bodily harm' Category

Jones v First-tier Tribunal – WLR Daily

Jones v First-tier Tribunal [2011] EWCA Civ 400; [2011] WLR (D) 131

“An offence of inflicting grevious bodily harm, contrary to section 20 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861, was a ‘crime of violence’ for the purposes of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme 2001.”

WLR Daily, 12th April 2011

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

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

Civilian police worker who threw scalding water over prisoner is jailed – The Guardian

“A civilian police worker has been jailed for three years for throwing scalding water over a prisoner in a police station cell.”

Full story

The Guardian, 8th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Mother cleared of killing children in house fire – The Guardian

“A mother cleared of killing her children in a house fire wept as she walked free from court and said she just wanted to start piecing her life back together.”

Full story

The Guardian, 22nd February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Srebrenica general’s attackers get life for revenge stabbing in prison – The Guardian

“Three convicted killers have been given concurrent life sentences for a revenge attack on a former Bosnian Serb general in a British high-security jail.”

Full story

The Guardian, 21st February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Penwithick man who shot teenager cleared of wounding – BBC News

“A man who shot a boy in the neck with an air rifle has been cleared of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and unlawful wounding.”

Full story

BBC News, 4th February 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Footballer Calum Davenport’s attacker has jail term cut – BBC News

“A man who was jailed for six years for a knife attack on a Premier League footballer has had his jail term cut.”

Full story

BBC News, 17th December 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Appeal hearing over baby injury case in Suffolk – BBC News

“A 34-year-old woman from Suffolk found guilty of injuring a baby in her care has won the first stage of an Appeal Court bid to clear her name.”

Full story

BBC News, 9th December 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man jailed on appeal over pregnant ex-girlfriend attack – BBC News

“A man given a suspended sentence for repeatedly kicking his pregnant ex-girlfriend in the head has been jailed for four years after an appeal.”

Full story

BBC News, 9th December 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Second jail term for fatal attack – BBC News

“A man has been jailed for a second time for an attack on a man who later died from his injuries.”

Full story

BBC News, 11th November 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Teenager who paralysed man in drunken attack walks free because jail term not ‘useful’ – Daily Telegraph

“A teenager who left a man severely paralysed and able to communicate only by blinking has been spared jail after a judge ruled it would not be ‘useful’.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 2nd October 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Man who pushed woman on to railway in Kent loses appeal – BBC News

“A jail term imposed on a man who pushed a woman on to a live railway track in Kent after a row about him smoking was ‘fully justified’, a court has ruled.”

Full story

BBC News, 29th September 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man jailed for infecting teenager with HIV – The Independent

“A 31-year-old man was jailed today after infecting a young woman with HIV.”

Full story

The Independent, 31st August 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Pregnant girlfriend attacker given reduced sentence – BBC News

“A man who twice attacked his pregnant girlfriend has had his sentence cut after the judge held both responsible for the ‘difficult relationship’.”

Full story

BBC News, 26th August 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

DNA jails ‘merciless’ rapist after 20 years – The Independent

“A 39-year-old man was jailed for 13 years today for beating and raping a mother in her home in a ‘prolonged and merciless’ attack 20 years ago.”

Full story

The Independent, 27th July 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

‘Happy slapping’ youths detained for grandfather death – BBC News

“Two teenage members of a ‘happy slapping’ gang who fatally beat a retired care worker in front of his young granddaughter in south London have been detained.”

Full story

BBC News, 26th July 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man jailed for stabbing footballer Calum Davenport – BBC News

“A man has been jailed for six years for a knife attack on a Premier League footballer at his mother’s home in Bedfordshire.”

Full story

BBC News, 12th July 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Lesbians jailed for attacking neighbour – Daily Telegraph

“A lesbian couple have been jailed for beating up a male neighbour who made a pass at one of them.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 9th July 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Woman jailed for ‘vicious’ revenge attack – The Independent

“A carer was today sentenced to a total of seven years in prison for her part in a ‘prolonged and vicious’ revenge attack on her husband’s former lover.”

Full story

The Independent, 28th June 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Bedfordshire father jailed for injuring twins – BBC News

“A father from Bedfordshire who caused fractures to the bones of both his baby twins has been jailed for 18 months.”

Full story

BBC News, 27th May 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Teacher escapes prison over dumbbell attack – Daily Telegraph

“A teacher who snapped and attacked a pupil who had been goading him was spared a prison sentence today when he was handed a two-year community order.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 24th May 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Teenagers jailed for ‘random’ bus attack – The Independent

“Two teenagers have been jailed after leaving an innocent man with a fractured skull during a random attack on a bus.”

Full story

The Independent, 18th May 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Men guilty of ‘web affair’ revenge acid attack – BBC News

“Three people have been found guilty of attacking a man in London by dousing him with acid in revenge for an alleged online affair with a married woman.”

Full story

BBC News, 10th May 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Teacher cleared of pupil murder bid – The Guardian

“A teacher who snapped and attacked a pupil who had been goading him has been cleared of attempted murder and causing grievous bodily harm with intent.”

Full story

The Guardian, 29th April 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Crown Prosecution Service Statement on Wahleed Hussain – Crown Prosecution Service

“The Crown Prosecution Service has decided not to proceed with the retrial of Wahleed Hussain, who stood trial last year alongside his uncles for an attack on burglar Walid Salem near their home in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.”

Full story

Crown Prosecution Service, 29th March 2010

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Footballer jailed for “career ending” tackle – BBC News

“A footballer has been jailed for six months for a ‘career ending’ tackle on another player.”

Full story

BBC News, 4th March 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Sentence for domestic violence attack doubled after appeal by Attorney General – Attorney General’s Office

“At the Court of Appeal today the Attorney General, Baroness Patricia Scotland QC, successfully appealed the sentence of a man who picked up a iron which he had heated and repeatedly held to his wife’s face, leaving it on her skin for two to three seconds. He then further attacked her.”

Full press release

Attorney General’s Office, 24th February 2010

Soure: www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk

Wife attacker has sentenced doubled after intervention from Attorney General – Daily Telegraph

“A man who ‘branded’ his wife’s face with an iron has had his sentenced doubled after the Attorney General personally intervened.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 24th February 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Woman jailed for killing lover with poison curry – The Independent

“A jealous woman who killed her former lover by lacing his curry with an ancient poison has been convicted of murder.”

Full story

The Independent, 11th February 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Edlington brothers jailed for torture of two boys – The Guardian

“Two young brothers who subjected a pair of children to a 90-minute ordeal of beating, torture and sexual humiliation were today sentenced to an indeterminate detention term of at least five years.”

Full story

The Guardian, 22nd January 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Teenager locked up for bleach attack – The Independent

“A teenager who poured bleach over a woman in a revenge attack after she asked him to be quiet in a cinema was locked up for 12 months today.”

Full story

The Independent, 11th January 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Crack addict jailed indefinitely over near-fatal carjacking – The Guardian

“A carjacker who ran over a mother-of-four in her own car, dragging her nearly 65ft down the road and almost killing her, was jailed indefinitely for public protection .”

Full story

The Guardian, 11th December 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Hammer attack review is quashed – BBC News

“A review into a hammer attack on a Wiltshire schoolboy was so flawed that it must be quashed, a judge has ruled.”

Full story

BBC News, 22nd October 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Cigarette attack trio are jailed – BBC News

“Three men have been jailed after a 26-year-old man, who was on a night out in Greater Manchester, was beaten into a coma over a cigarette.”

Full story

BBC News, 10th September 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Regina v McMorris and Others; Attorney-General’s References Nos 8, 9 and 10 of 2009 – Times Law Reports

Regina v McMorris and Others; Attorney-General’s References Nos 8, 9 and 10 of 2009

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“A sentencing judge was entitled to impose a more severe sentence than that indicated by the Sentencing Guidelines Council if, in the circumstances, that was what justice required.”

The Times, 4th August 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Ex-boyfriend jailed for double shooting – The Guardian

“A jilted boyfriend was jailed for lifetoday today for gunning down his girlfriend’s parents, after blaming them for breaking up their relationship.”

Full story

The Guardian, 20th July 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Burglar cleared of woman’s murder – BBC News

“A burglar who attacked a 94-year-old woman has been cleared of her murder.”

Full story

BBC News, 16th July 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

R v Gore; R v Maher – WLR daily

R v Gore; R v Maher [2009] EWCA Crim 1424; [2009] WLR (D) 240

“The issue of a fixed penalty notice asserting one offence did not relieve the recipient of any possible further proceedings if and when it became apparent that a more serious offence had in fact been committed in the course of the same incident.”

WLR Daily, 15th July 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.

Acid attack litigant found guilty – BBC News

“A man who sprayed acid at lawyers when his negligence claim was dismissed by a court has been found guilty of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.”

Full story

BBC News, 10th July 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Two jailed for ‘savage’ gang attack man – The Independent

“Two thugs were jailed today after a “savage” gang attack on a man trying to stop a Chinese barman being racially abused.”

Full story

The Independent, 24th June 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Angry defendant “threw acid at lawyers” – Reuters

“A female barrister screamed in pain as acid was thrown at her after a man had his case dismissed, a jury heard on Tuesday.”

Full story

Reuters, 23rd June 2009

Source: www.reuters.com

Life term for acid attack rapist – BBC News

“An obsessed fan who raped a TV presenter then planned an acid attack on her after she rejected him has been jailed for life.”

Full story

BBC News, 1st May 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Tongue bite girlfriend faces jail – BBC News

“A woman who bit off her boyfriend’s tongue during a drunken birthday kiss has been told she faces jail.”

Full story

BBC News, 10th March 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man jailed for vodka fire attack – The Independent

“A 19-year-old man who threw vodka in the face of a teenage girl before setting light to her was jailed indefinitely today.”

Full story

The Independent, 8th January 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Ice-pick attack stalker is jailed – BBC News

“A stalker who attacked a woman with an ice pick because he thought she was a witch has been jailed.”

Full story 

BBC News, 18th December 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Gang jailed for assault on teenager kidnapped from train – The Guardian

“A teenage girl was kidnapped from a train, robbed, beaten and kicked, and pushed into a stream by a gang of seven who were given prison sentences at Luton crown court yesterday.”

Full story

The Guardian, 12th December 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Regina v Herbert, Regina v Harris, Regina v Hulme (Joseph), Regina v Hulme (Danny) and Regina v Mallett – Times Law Reports

Regina v Herbert, Regina v Harris, Regina v Hulme (Joseph), Regina v Hulme (Danny) and Regina v Mallett

Court of Appeal

“Even a definitive sentencing guideline was not to be used or approached as if each offence could be put into a fixed and inflexible compartment. The assessment of the seriousness of an offence involved a broad judgment of the overall criminality.”

The Times, 24th November 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Life sentence over knife in skull – BBC News

“A teenager is to serve at least seven years for attempted murder after stabbing a boy in the head.”

Full story

BBC News, 6th November 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Youth guilty of shooting girl while dancing wildly with gun at party – The Times

“A young gunman who shot a girl in the head while dancing wildly at a party and waving the weapon in the air was jailed for eight years yesterday.”

Full story

The Times, 25th October 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Man jailed for sleepover shooting – BBC News

“A man who shot a teenage girl in the head at a sleepover party has been jailed for eight years.”

Full story

BBC News, 24th October 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Gunman who shot rival before praying in mosque jailed – Daily Telegraph

“A gunman who shot a teenage rival in a busy high street and tried to hide from police by praying in a mosque has been jailed for ten years.”

Full story 

Daily Telegraph, 23rd September 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Former nanny jailed for injuring baby – The Guardian

“A former nanny to the stars who left a 10-week-old boy with temporary brain damage and a broken arm was jailed today for three years.”

Full story

The Guardian, 8th September 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Jail for ‘no mercy’ attack on OAP – BBC News

“An intruder who left an 83-year-old widow with ‘horrific’ injuries after battering her with a wooden shelf has been jailed for eight years.”

Full story

BBC News, 22nd August 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Businessman jailed for setting friend’s trousers on fire – Daily Telegraph

“An Oxford-educated businessman who set fire to a friend’s trousers in a drunken prank has been jailed for a year.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 22nd July 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Winehouse husband must stay in jail, judge rules – The Times

“Amy Winehouse’s husband was today jailed for trial-fixing and beating up a former pub landlord.”

Full story

The Times, 21st July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Rugby star is sentenced for GBH – BBC News

“Wigan rugby league player Iafeta Palea’aesina has been sentenced to 200 hours community service for breaking a bus driver’s jaw.”

Full story

BBC News, 30th June 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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