Tougher Sex Crime Sentencing Proposed In England and Wales

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After the Two Strikes and You’re Out Law came into effect for two violent or sexual offences causing a mandatory life sentence thie week, now the Sentencing Commission has proposed tougher sentences for all sex crimes in England and Wales. Whilst it’s welcome if “tougher” means longer jail terms, unless the sentences are also consecutive to reflect multiple victims this move is in danger of not being fully effective. We will report on the full details as they are published. The BBC has the story here.

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