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Crime increase entirely predictable and preventable

Friday, 30 September 2016, 2:48 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

The Sensible Sentencing Trust says the latest increase in crime is confirmation that shifting the goal posts is no substitute for catching and prosecuting criminals. More >>

Sentencing Length Must Be Set By Sentencing Judge

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 9:30 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

An organisation that advocates on behalf of Victims of crime has revealed it highlighted the problem around sentence lengths some years ago but says nobody listened. More >>

Sexual Predator Shown Leniency by Judge

Saturday, 24 September 2016, 7:38 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

SEXUAL PREDATOR SHOWN LENIENCY BY JUDGE 24th September 2016 “Premeditated sexual offending against a child is as bad as it gets and must be punished with the harshest of prison terms” Scott Guthrie More >>

An Open Invitation to New Zealand’s High Profile Women

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 3:35 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

The Sensible Sentencing Trust is calling upon the same high profile New Zealand women who spoke up recently regarding the culture within the NZRU in the midst of the Chiefs scandal to voice their dismay at the sentencing of Nikolas Delegat. More >>

SST congratulate police on arrest

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 1:48 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

A 17-year-old girl has been arrested in relation to the brutal car jacking in Panmure that hospitalised an elderly woman last week and two other suspects, under the age of 17, have been "identified. More >>

Youth crime on the rise

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 1:03 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

A youth advocate says crimes committed by youth are increasing due to a lack of boundaries and consequences and an entrenched mentality within the system that makes excuses for their actions. Jess McVicar who is the youth advocate for the Sensible Sentencing ... More >>

Rich Listers Son Gets Wet Bus Ticket Sentence

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 12:44 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Nikolas James Posa Delegate, 19, appeared for sentencing before Judge Kevin Phillips in the Dunedin District Court on Monday. More >>

If this is not Murder- what Is?

Monday, 12 September 2016, 4:20 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Attorney General Chris Finlayson declined our invite to welcome marchers onto Parliament grounds to receive the Stand Up New Zealand – Justice for Moko petition. More >>

New Zealand To March Again in Wellington

Sunday, 11 September 2016, 4:12 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

New Zealand To March Again in Wellington on Thursday 15th September 11th September 2016 On the 27th of June 2016, 36 organized marches and rallies took place all around New Zealand to protest the plea bargaining down of the murder charges to manslaughter ... More >>

Child Sex Offender Register Should Be Public

Saturday, 10 September 2016, 7:19 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Child Sex Offender Register Should Be Publicly Available 10th September 2016 “The government are denying access of critical information for the very people that this law was introduced to protect. Knowing who lives in your community and the risk they ... More >>

SST Says Latest Teenager Attack Has to Be a Wake up Call

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 9:30 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

On Monday afternoon 6 teenagers unlawfully entered the shop of Sunhail Patel . More >>

Fraudster's Sentence Disgusting – Gil Elliott

Monday, 5 September 2016, 3:01 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

This case typifies the glaring problems there are with the criminal justice system and with weak judges in NZ. How many people in society can say and do whatever they like with impunity apart from judges in our courts. Judges can ruin people’s lives ... More >>

Grieving Family Labels Killer a Coward

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 10:19 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

“The possibility that Palmer was proud of his actions at the time is utterly unconscionable and the bravado that surrounds the term “King Hit” needs to be quashed”. In Australia law changes are in effect and the term “Coward's Punch” has become ... More >>

Victims Encouraged to Fight Back

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 3:49 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Victims of crime are being encouraged to fight back in an effort to stop the increasing level of burglaries and violent crime More >>

Trust Labels Hamilton Judge Offender Friendly

Monday, 29 August 2016, 10:18 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

“This sentence doesn’t even come close to fitting the crime let alone punishing the offender. Justice Ailsa Duffy should be ashamed of herself and she should be removed from the bench. If cumulative sentences had been used Tipene could very well ... More >>

Child Sex Offender Register Must Be Public

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 1:26 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

“The public have the right to know that their children are safe in their own homes and in the community but our politicians think the protection of the offender is more important” Guthrie. On Tuesday National and Labour along with the Greens stopped ... More >>

Paedophiles must be housed behind the wire – McVicar

Friday, 19 August 2016, 11:59 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

“The only question the Government must answer is are they prepared to put kids first or paedophiles first.” McVicar More >>

Parole Board Decisions Leave Corrections in No Win Situation

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 2:43 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

“Any violent offender or sexual offender who is considered high risk, whether or not subject to a Public Protection Order or Extended Supervision Order, has no place in our community. If the Parole Board decide that they should be released from ... More >>

Police Struggle as P Epidemic Worsens

Monday, 8 August 2016, 9:52 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

New Zealanders are among the highest users of methamphetamine in the world, alongside Australia and parts of South-East Asia. More >>

New Zealand Law Society Should Be Renamed

Friday, 29 July 2016, 9:24 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

New Zealand Law Society Should Be Renamed Criminal Leniency Society 28th July 2016 “The Law Society has turned its back on the law abiding majority of New Zealanders and is instead writing in support of child sex offenders and serious offenders” ... More >>



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