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#Sentencing

# sentencing - Monday 20 April, 2015

Graham Dwyer likely to lodge appeal against conviction
# Graham Dwyer Trial
# Graham Dwyer Trial

Graham Dwyer likely to lodge appeal against conviction

Apr 20th 2015, 8:01 AM 23,073 Views 25 Comments

There were numerous legal arguments that Dwyer’s legal team could argue are grounds for appeal.

Graham Dwyer to be sentenced to life in prison in court today
# Court
# Court

Graham Dwyer to be sentenced to life in prison in court today

Apr 20th 2015, 6:01 AM 7,101 Views 8 Comments

Last month, Dwyer closed his eyes and shook his head when the guilty verdict was delivered.

# sentencing - Friday 27 March, 2015

How long will Graham Dwyer be in prison for?
# Lifer
# Lifer

How long will Graham Dwyer be in prison for?

Mar 27th 2015, 3:56 PM 85,627 Views 91 Comments

In murder trials in Ireland, there is an automatic life sentence applied on a guilty finding.

# sentencing - Friday 13 March, 2015

TV weatherman Fred Talbot sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing boys
# Jailed
# Jailed

TV weatherman Fred Talbot sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing boys

Mar 13th 2015, 2:22 PM 14,261 Views 18 Comments

Police said he plied the boys with alcohol on school trips when he was a teacher.

# sentencing - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Seven people sentenced in £1.5m mortgage fraud case
# Fraudsters
# Fraudsters

Seven people sentenced in £1.5m mortgage fraud case

Nov 18th 2014, 1:59 PM 15,317 Views 11 Comments

A business man, members of his family and his solicitor were all involved in the scam.

# sentencing - Monday 27 October, 2014

Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentencing
# South Africa
# South Africa

Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentencing

Oct 27th 2014, 1:09 PM 13,238 Views 47 Comments

The next step is to file papers in court

# sentencing - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Oscar Pistorius jailed for 5 years for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
# Culpable Homicide
# Culpable Homicide

Oscar Pistorius jailed for 5 years for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Oct 21st 2014, 11:14 PM 78,503 Views 131 Comments

The 27-year-old athlete was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.

Pistorius banned from defending Paralympic gold medals in Rio in 2016
# Ruled Out
From The42
# Ruled Out

Pistorius banned from defending Paralympic gold medals in Rio in 2016

Oct 21st 2014, 11:37 AM 14,425 Views 18 Comments

Pistorius won sprint gold medals at three Paralympic Games as well as competing in the 2012 London Olympics.

10 years in jail or house arrest? Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced today for killing his girlfriend
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

10 years in jail or house arrest? Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced today for killing his girlfriend

Oct 21st 2014, 6:40 AM 5,942 Views 29 Comments

Correctional services have denied reports that they were already preparing a cell for Pistorius in a high-security section of Pretoria Central Prison.

# sentencing - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Reeva Steenkamp's family rejected "blood money" from Pistorius
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Reeva Steenkamp's family rejected "blood money" from Pistorius

Oct 14th 2014, 6:32 PM 11,113 Views 11 Comments

His sentencing hearing heard today that he offered the family $34,000.

# sentencing - Friday 12 September, 2014

Here's how long Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence could be
# Culpable Homicide
# Culpable Homicide

Here's how long Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence could be

Sep 12th 2014, 11:31 AM 15,531 Views 19 Comments

The former Olympian’s sentence could technically be left off with a fine and suspended sentence.

# sentencing - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Anthony Lyons to spend 18 months in prison
# Courts
# Courts

Anthony Lyons to spend 18 months in prison

Jul 31st 2014, 10:12 AM 18,643 Views 55 Comments

Lyons had been found guilty of sexually assaulting a young woman in Dublin in 2010.

# sentencing - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

More people who say they were abused by Rolf Harris have come forward
# Abuse
# Abuse

More people who say they were abused by Rolf Harris have come forward

Jul 1st 2014, 8:26 AM 9,655 Views 29 Comments

Rolf Harris is due to be sentenced on Friday after being found guilty of 12 counts of indecent assault.

# sentencing - Friday 20 June, 2014

Niall Collins admits that asking a judge not to jail a drug dealer was 'a mistake'
# I'm Sorry
# I'm Sorry

Niall Collins admits that asking a judge not to jail a drug dealer was 'a mistake'

Jun 20th 2014, 10:29 PM 15,448 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, his party leader Micheál Martin says that the Limerick TD’s position IS tenable.

# sentencing - Friday 30 May, 2014

Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing?
# Judiciary
# Judiciary

Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing?

May 30th 2014, 1:00 PM 169 Views 20 Comments

The current Anthony Lyons case has highlighted the problem of uniformity regarding criminal sanctions. Is there a way to improve consistency and fairness of sentencing?

# sentencing - Friday 2 May, 2014

Max Clifford to be told today if he's going to jail over sexual assaults
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Max Clifford to be told today if he's going to jail over sexual assaults

May 2nd 2014, 8:34 AM 8,242 Views 33 Comments

The PR guru was found guilty of eight counts of indecent assault.

# sentencing - Monday 28 April, 2014

Anglo pair in court to face sentencing for illegal loan scheme
# Anglo Trial
# Anglo Trial

Anglo pair in court to face sentencing for illegal loan scheme

Apr 28th 2014, 6:15 AM 7,292 Views 41 Comments

Willie McAteer and Pat Whelan will find out today if they are to face a jail term.

# sentencing - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Anglo pair could each face five years in prison for each offence
# Anglo Trial
# Anglo Trial

Anglo pair could each face five years in prison for each offence

Apr 17th 2014, 6:28 PM 13,659 Views 115 Comments

The charges carry a penalty of up to five years in prison and/or a fine of up to €30,000 per offence.

# sentencing - Monday 7 April, 2014

Sentencing deferred in case of Cork mother who smothered son
# Diane Ward
# Diane Ward

Sentencing deferred in case of Cork mother who smothered son

Apr 7th 2014, 2:31 PM 9,310 Views 0 Comments

Diane Ward attempted to take her own life the night she smothered her 8-year-old son Anthony with a pillow.

# sentencing - Monday 3 March, 2014

Groups say 'justice was delivered' in Athlone rape case ruling
# Life Sentence
# Life Sentence

Groups say 'justice was delivered' in Athlone rape case ruling

Mar 3rd 2014, 10:13 PM 14,741 Views 12 Comments

The Rape Crisis Centre say that the children received support ‘immediately’ and so ‘recovery is now possible’.

# sentencing - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

France scrum-half Morgan Parra to learn Six Nations fate tomorrow
# Sentencing
From The42
# Sentencing

France scrum-half Morgan Parra to learn Six Nations fate tomorrow

Feb 26th 2014, 3:42 PM 3,745 Views 4 Comments

The Clermont number nine attended a disciplinary hearing in Paris this morning.

# sentencing - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women?
# Payoff
# Payoff

Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women?

Feb 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 772 Views 100 Comments

Our courts seem to have affected an uncaring view towards violent and sexual crimes against women – allowing offenders to escape jail sentences by simply giving their victims a payoff. It is horrific and unacceptable.

# sentencing - Sunday 29 December, 2013

India to hold vigils to mark anniversary of gang-rape victim's death
# India
# India

India to hold vigils to mark anniversary of gang-rape victim's death

Dec 29th 2013, 10:08 AM 6,631 Views 9 Comments

The 23-year-old physiotherapy student died this day last year, nearly two weeks after being attacked by a gang of men on a moving bus in Dehli.

# sentencing - Monday 2 December, 2013

Thomas Byrne to be sentenced this afternoon
# Fraud
# Fraud

Thomas Byrne to be sentenced this afternoon

Dec 2nd 2013, 1:49 PM 10,550 Views 36 Comments

The 47-year-old was found guilty in the State’s biggest fraud trial last month.

# sentencing - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Man sentenced to seven years for attacking police officer with knife
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Man sentenced to seven years for attacking police officer with knife

Nov 12th 2013, 2:32 PM 16,749 Views 38 Comments

Speaking today after an earlier court hearing, the injured officer said, “I believe this was a fair sentence for fairly nasty and serious offences.”

# sentencing - Saturday 26 October, 2013

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’
# Fire Service
# Fire Service

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’

Oct 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,887 Views 10 Comments

The IFESA, local Wicklow councillors and family of the deceased firemen are asking for a full fire service to be rolled out.

# sentencing - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Judge urged to sentence Delhi gang rapists to death
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Judge urged to sentence Delhi gang rapists to death

Sep 11th 2013, 8:36 AM 5,255 Views 22 Comments

The judge is hearing arguments in a fast-track court as he considers how to punish the men who were found guilty of “cold-blooded murder”.

# sentencing - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Four men convicted in India gang rape case
# India
# India

Four men convicted in India gang rape case

Sep 10th 2013, 8:22 AM 6,197 Views 18 Comments

The four may, who now face the possibility of hanging, are expected to be sentenced tomorrow.

# sentencing - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Column: I saw the pain and terror 'Whitey' Bulger created – he was no Robin Hood
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I saw the pain and terror 'Whitey' Bulger created – he was no Robin Hood

Aug 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 386 Views 35 Comments

Growing up just a few miles down the road from the Boston neighbourhood where gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger reigned, I saw through the lies that he protected residents from drugs and violence, writes Larry Donnelly.

# sentencing - Monday 15 July, 2013

Mentally disabled inmate on death row gets stay of execution in the US
# Execution
# Execution

Mentally disabled inmate on death row gets stay of execution in the US

Jul 15th 2013, 10:00 PM 24,647 Views 116 Comments

The 52-year-old was already serving life in prison for the murder of his girlfriend when he bludgeoned a fellow prisoner to death in 1990.

# sentencing - Saturday 13 July, 2013

36 per cent of prisoners in Irish jails serving at least five years
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

36 per cent of prisoners in Irish jails serving at least five years

Jul 13th 2013, 8:15 AM 3,102 Views 14 Comments

Just 17 women out of a total of 966 people, are serving sentences of more than seven years, mostly at Mountjoy Prison in Dublin.

# sentencing - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Families of murder victims unhappy with sentencing and bail laws
# Homicide
# Homicide

Families of murder victims unhappy with sentencing and bail laws

Jun 18th 2013, 2:24 PM 4,097 Views 11 Comments

Support group AdVic has called for a number of reforms, including minimum sentences for homicide.

# sentencing - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

# sentencing - Monday 10 June, 2013

Victim devastated as man who raped her when she was 14 ‘walks free’
# Rape
# Rape

Victim devastated as man who raped her when she was 14 ‘walks free’

Jun 10th 2013, 10:52 AM 19,915 Views 104 Comments

A man was a given a suspended sentence last week after being found guilty of raping his wife’s sister when she was 14.

# sentencing - Monday 20 May, 2013

One in five burglars gets five years or more in jail
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

One in five burglars gets five years or more in jail

May 20th 2013, 5:00 PM 5,705 Views 37 Comments

A new report from the Irish Sentencing Information System says tiger kidnappers attract the highest burglary sentences.

# sentencing - Thursday 16 May, 2013

OJ Simpson in a last-ditch effort to get new trial
# Las Vegas
# Las Vegas

OJ Simpson in a last-ditch effort to get new trial

May 16th 2013, 8:10 PM 16,412 Views 62 Comments

Simpson is serving nine to 33 years in prison for his 2008 conviction in the armed robbery of two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room.

# sentencing - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Accused in Tia Sharp murder sentenced to 38 years in prison
# Murder
# Murder

Accused in Tia Sharp murder sentenced to 38 years in prison

May 14th 2013, 11:44 AM 7,847 Views 23 Comments

Stuart Hazell unexpectedly changed his plea to guilty yesterday, admitting to killing the 12-year-old before stuffing her body in an attic.

# sentencing - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Saudi Arabia denies man was sentenced to paralysis
# Punishment
# Punishment

Saudi Arabia denies man was sentenced to paralysis

Apr 9th 2013, 10:07 AM 14,544 Views 55 Comments

Reports about the cruel and unusual sentence sparked condemnation – but now Saudi authorities say the sentence was never handed down.

# sentencing - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Report looks at 'individualised and discretionary nature' of Irish sentencing
# Courts
# Courts

Report looks at 'individualised and discretionary nature' of Irish sentencing

Mar 19th 2013, 3:51 PM 5,249 Views 13 Comments

The ISIS report examined the outcomes in 42 cases of manslaughter between 2007 and 2012.