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Work towards radically changing perceptions of people who have offended

I believe that a radical change of how society views people who have offended is required. The media still uses language that portrays people who offend in a very negative way, and these portrayals are thoughts held by many. 176 more words


Boy jailed for stabbing schoolmate over jar of marshmallow spread sentenced

The Courier Mail Tom Snowdon May 22, 2015

A BOY who stabbed a fellow student in the neck during a fight over a jar of marshmallow spread at a Brisbane school has been sentenced to three years’ jail. 69 more words

Clinical Forensic Medicine

Baseline Offences - Adding up the Difference between Median and Baseline

Written by Bill Doogue.Partner, Doogue O’Brien George Criminal Defence Lawyers.

There has been some struggle to get to the essence of what will happen with baseline offences, since the introduction of the amended Sentencing Amendment (Baseline Sentences) Bill 2014 in April last year. 199 more words

Criminal Law

Three year sentence for crash that paralyzed Vernon nurse

VERNON – The man charged after a serious accident that paralyzed a Vernon nurse learned his fate Thursday. Twenty-two-year-old Michael Heeley was handed a three year sentence and a ten year driving prohibition after earlier pleading guilty to criminal negligence causing bodily harm. 341 more words


Woman Sentenced In Meth-Fueled Crash That Killed Cambridge Man

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 43-year-old Princeton woman has been sentenced to four years in prison for causing a crash that killed a 62-year-old Cambridge man, according to the Anoka County Attorney Tony Palumbo. 118 more words


Former Connecticut State Trooper Sentenced for Arson

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH)- A former Connecticut state trooper was sentenced on Tuesday to more than 12 years in prison for the October 2014 arson of his brother’s home. 98 more words