In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Judge Simon Fawcus sentenced him to 18 years for one charge of conspiracy to rob and nine months, to run concurrently, for absconding from bail.
- We see no necessity for a defendant who is bailed to be expressly warned that, if he absconds, he may be tried in his absence, for that has been the English common law for over a century.
- He was given two months' jail for the first breach of the ASBO, two months for the second breach, and two weeks for absconding from bail, all to run consecutively.
- The spokesman said: ‘Since his conviction for both offences he absconded from bail and his current whereabouts are sought by the police.’
- He said that a person with outstanding warrants is more likely to abscond from bail, wasting more police and court time.
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