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Wednesday 22 March 2023

# leniency

Last year
# leniency
David Moyes: ‘Not a chance’ West Ham will punish Declan Rice for referee rant
Rice accused referee Jesus Gil Manzano of corruption following Thursday’s Europa League defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt.
All time
# leniency
All Blacks coach Hansen suggests rugby report system after Fall red card
Referee Angus Gardner sent the French fullback off in a decision which overshadowed this morning’s second Test.
# Hit-and-Run
Unlicensed driver who knocked down and killed cyclist has prison sentence increased
The car had been seen driving dangerously, at a high speed and on the wrong side of the road.
# slap on the wrist
Farrell let off the hook as two-week ban allows him to play in Champions Cup final
The England out-half will breathe a sigh of relief following his hearing in London.
It's jail Oscar, but not as we know it - Pistorius freedom after 10 months makes a mockery of justice
The South African sentencing model may be an affront, but we would do well to remember the Irish system is equally flawed, writes criminologist John O’Keeffe.
# leniency
Google to allow companies more time to fix problems before it screams 'gotcha'
The change comes after the company’s Project Zero initiative was criticised by Microsoft for revealing a flaw two days before a fix was due.
# revised sentence
Fiona Doyle on new sentence for rapist father: "I'm not a victim anymore, I'm now a survivor"
Patrick O’Brien will now spend another 7 years in jail after it was ruled that his original three year sentence was too lenient.
# I'm sorry
Niall Collins admits that asking a judge not to jail a drug dealer was 'a mistake'
Meanwhile, his party leader Micheál Martin says that the Limerick TD’s position IS tenable.
# Courts
No judgement yet in Anthony Lyons sentence appeal for Griffith Avenue sexual assault
The Dublin businessman had argued that a combination of cholesterol medicine and alcohol had cause the sex attack.
# Russia
Pussy Riot trial: Putin calls for lenience
Meanwhile, protests took place opposite the Moscow courthouse in support of the three women on trial in Russia.