Friday, August 19, 2011

A Start For Common Sense

England riots: Woman wins sentence appeal

A judge has released a woman who was jailed for accepting looted shorts in what is thought to be the first appeal against a sentence over the unrest.

Ursula Nevin, 24, was jailed for five months in Manchester, but has now been ordered to do voluntary work.

MPs and campaigners have said some of the sentences given to those involved in England's riots were too harsh. More BBC

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