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Franky Mills gets 2 years for cat killing spree

Introduction 17th February 2017 is World Cat Day (if you don't know what this is, search #WorldCatDay on twitter - there are a lot of...

Rolf Harris cleared of 3 further charges, jury hung on 4

We looked last year at the new charges faced by Rolf Harris (it seems that in the modern age in cases such as this...

Adam Johnson to renew his appeal against sentence

We covered the case of Adam Johnson, the Sunderland footballer when he was jailed for 6 years (and ordered to pay £50,000 costs) on 24th March...

Women jailed for sex attack on footballer

Introduction We sometimes get asked to look at cases that are in the news, and our attention was drawn to the case of Brogan Gillard...

Judge gets 6 years for stealing from clients

Introduction  Sadly, it often feels like we could fill a whole blog with lawyers who go wrong. On 27th January 2017 Simon Kenny, a 60...

Alastair Main – city lawyer sentenced for slapping woman’s bottom

Introduction Lawyers breaking the law tend to make it into the news. So when a 35 year old man was sentenced for sexual assault (and...

Woman jailed for plotting to let man rape her daughter

Introduction We haven't yet looked at the 'new' s236A sentence, part of the ever more complicated area of the criminal law that is sentencing, but...

Deferred Prosecution Agreements – A Rolls Royce Service

“If Rolls-Royce were not to be prosecuted in the context of such egregious criminality over decades, involving countries around the world, making truly corrupt...