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This breach of trust was so serious that it must receive a custodial sentence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Such an offence would usually receive a custodial sentence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She was told by the judge that she would receive a custodial sentence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Less than a quarter of women who are remanded in custody subsequently receive a custodial sentence. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)What is different is that a significantly higher proportion of such women do not subsequently receive a custodial sentence. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)He is expected to receive a custodial sentence and if convicted will also be banned from rugby for life. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Two men received suspended 12-week custodial sentences. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For a few of them this meant the opportunity to complete examination courses which had been interrupted when they received their custodial sentences. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)If found guilty, he faces a maximum custodial sentence of five years. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Although he was at first admonished or received relatively short custodial sentences, the sentences increased with his repeat offending. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In my experience, people nowadays only receive a custodial sentence if they have committed a serious crime and have a poor record of reoffending. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was warned it is'highly probable' he will get a custodial sentence. The Sun (2012)BENEFIT cheats face odds of just one in 20 of getting a custodial sentence for stealing large sums of money. The Sun (2012)Drug addicts rarely receive custodial sentences in Norway, but are put on rehabilitation programmes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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