The Sentencing Council has published a new guideline for how those guilty of child cruelty offences should be sentenced.
Support is available through the witness service for any witness who must attend court. The support provided may be practical or it may be emotional.
You DO have a right to be granted bail, however under certain circumstances this right can be taken away. The circumstances include the court believing that if granted bail it would be likely that you would:
Fail to surrender;
Commit further offences on bail; or
Interfere with witnesses
Agent provocateur, which is French for “inciting agent”, is an entrapment situation in which a person is enticed, incited or encouraged to commit a criminal offence which they wouldn’t have committed otherwise.
The Sentencing Council, who’s responsibility it is to set sentencing guidelines in England and Wales, has just recently issued a new guideline in relation to manslaughter offences.
It is over 50 years since we have head the death penalty here in the UK. In 1964, Peter Allen and Gwynne Evans were the last people to be hung in England for the murder of John West, 15 months before the abolition of the death penalty.