Tag: justice

It Is, And They Can Be….

A distraught Mr Gonsalves informed the police, but because the incident was “dog on dog” he said it was not logged as an offence. The police were lazy. And lying. “It is hereby declared for the avoidance of doubt that…

Our Great Justice System In Action….

Sorry, that was a typo. Should have been ‘inaction’…. How, you might ask? John Dannaher, 30, of The Square in Birchington, raked up his 45th conviction last Thursday (July 19) after admitting to trespass and drunken disorderly (sic) at Margate railway…

Spare The Rod, Spoil The Child?

Daryl Sampson, 29, used a hunting knife to stab his dad Robert Sampson in the ribcage, puncturing his heart, near a bus stop in Crookbarrow Road in Norton, near Worcester, on November 16 last year. Sampson had denied murder, claiming…

There’s Another Crime Here…

The daughter of an elderly dog-walker who was murdered by a former commando has said her family were failed by mental health professionals. Indeed they were. They weren’t the only ones. Police were initially unaware of Palmer but he was…

More Women as Magistrates!

Hurrah..? A majority of magistrates are women but the sustained increase in their numbers may be concealing a reduction of social diversity on the bench, the national chair of the Magistrates Association has suggested. The latest statistics show that 54%…

If At First You Don’t Succeed…

…well, then it’s just time to give up! Mihal Dobrev, 37, of East Hanningfield Road, Rettendon, was charged with murdering Denis Petkov just before midnight on Saturday, March 11. He had denied the charge at a previous court hearing. However,…

“Curses! I’d Have Gotten Away With It If Not For…”

“…those meddling commenters below the line!”   “It is quite simply a damning indictment of our justice system that a woman recognised by the courts as being ‘fragile and vulnerable’, with no legal representation, can be imprisoned for 26 weeks…

Another Golfclap For British ‘Justice’….

A burglar who targeted six elderly and disabled victims during a four-week crime spree- including a 95-year-old woman- has been spared jail. Wha..? Among the items stolen were cash, iPads, reading glasses, bank cards, handbags and even disabled parking badges.…

Backdoor Law…?

We’ve never had a ‘Good Samaritan’ Law here in England, unlike on the continent. But a little-noticed case last year may have now ushered that in. Initially treated as a murder, the charge was reduced to manslaughter: Michael Bowditch, of…