Court Update UK

Court Update UK, August 4

Old Bailey (Central Criminal Court):
  1. Three Musketeers terror gang jailed for life for plotting Lee Rigby-style attack
  2. Jason Marshall killed man in Italy ‘after bondage sex murder’
  3. Lee Jay Hatley: Fundraiser nets £3k to pay for Canonbury stab victim’s funeral on Wednesday
Royal Courts of Justice:
  1. Disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson faces five more years in jail after appeal
Bristol Crown Court:
  1. Teenager ‘freaked out’ on dance floor and headbutted man at Bristol Christmas do
  2. Woman to face murder trial for alleged acid attack on former Bristol University student
  3. Punishment for paedophile who groomed and molested four-year-old girl was too lenient, say judges
Leeds Crown Court:
  1. ‘Leeds teenager stabbed to death at bus stop by schoolboy love rival’
  2. Leeds driver put ex girlfriend in danger during fit of jealousy
Truro Crown Court:
  1. Thomas Johnson angrily picked up pregnant partner in latest chapter in ‘destructive crime cycle’
  2. Paedophile Keith Rogers from Penzance blamed child porn images on internet pop-ups
  3. Fraudster who tried to claim compensation for bogus injury caught driving and lifting heavy boxes
Cardiff Crown Court:
  1. Deeside mum appears in Crown Court today charged with baby son’s murder
  2. Brothers jailed after burglary left victim ‘gutted and sick’
  3. Trial collapses after self-styled paedophile hunter gives ‘misleading’ evidence to jury
Wood Green Crown Court:
  1. An Orpington fraudster convinced an OAP to leave a £540k house to one of his associates
  2. Thugs who throw acid can now be given a life sentence, even if they miss their victim
  3. Orpington fraudster Robert Vincent jailed for conning pensioner into leaving his house in his will
Liverpool Crown Court:
  1. Paedophile RE teacher who paid prostitutes to dress as schoolgirls walks free from court
  2. This man tried to cut his wrists with a chainsaw after stabbing his mother in law on his birthday
  3. Mum held at gunpoint: ‘My four-year-old’s life flashed before my eyes’
High Court Glasgow:
  1. Man who took pictures of himself raping ‘vulnerable’ girl is jailed
  2. Hood Ross Monaghan cleared of battering three men at Campsie Bar near Glasgow after alleged victim claimed to not remember ear being ripped off
  3. OAP caged after stabbing fellow pensioner 14 times in brutal attack
Cambridge Crown Court:
  1. RECAP: James Cromwell murder accused Abdul Ali enters plea
  2. Porn addict spared jail after admitting watching videos involving girl as young as six
Mold Crown Court:
  1. Recap: Estranged husband of Bangor murder victim Betty Jordan in court
  2. Deeside mum appears in Crown Court today charged with baby son’s murder
Edinburgh Sheriff Courts:
  1. Two charged over Waverley Bridge assault
  2. Dunbar pensioner Alistair Miller repeatedly touched teenage girl on bus between Haddington and Dunbar
  3. Jim Clark Rally fatal crash spot ‘notorious’ for accidents
Glasgow Sheriff Court:
  1. Scotland’s papers: Fishing ‘bombshell’ and court case collapse
  2. Hood Ross Monaghan cleared of battering three men at Campsie Bar near Glasgow after alleged victim claimed to not remember ear being ripped off
Snaresbrook Crown Court:
  1. Hornchurch man appears at court charged with hundreds of indecent images of children and animals
Canterbury Crown Court:
  1.  Fraudster who claimed £38,000 in disability benefits claiming he is a ‘frail old man and 70 per cent disabled’ is pictured running the London Marathon TWICE
  2. Teen Guilty of Canterbury Acid Attack
  3. Marathon runner said he could not walk claims £38k in disability benefits
Norwich Crown Court:
  1. Hadleigh voyeuristic vicar Martin Thrower spared jail after filming teenager in Ipswich public toilet
  2. Ex-EastEnders star Joseph Shade admits sex offences against teenage girls during trial
Newcastle Crown Court:
  1. Man jailed after wife of 10 years discovered he had been raping her in her sleep
  2. Blyth dog attack child’s leg ‘like Swiss cheese’
Sheffield Crown Court:
  1. Sheffield man appears at court charged with wounding and possession of knife
  2. Rogue South Yorkshire Police officer was ‘bad egg’ who worked alone to film naked sunbathers and swingers’ patio romp, court told
Ipswich Crown Court:
  1. Alleged “predatory rapists” hid behind garden wall before attacking woman in Rope Walk, Ipswich, court hears
  2. Sixteen months custody for Stowmarket teen



Tours of and talks on Legal London: the Royal Courts of Justice, Old Bailey and the Inns of Court.

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