Archive for May 29th, 2007

Rowdy residents ‘to be shut out’ – BBC News

“Nuisance neighbours could face being shut out of their homes under proposed new powers, the Home Office has said.” 

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BBC News, 29th May 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Lloyds wins second charges case – BBC News

“Lloyds TSB has won a second county court case against a customer trying to reclaim overdraft charges.” 

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BBC News, 29th May 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

We get a better class of criminal – The Times

“‘When people come through our door, they’re afraid – petrified of being prosecuted,’ Ian Burton, senior partner of the commercial fraud specialists, Burton Copeland, says. ‘Clients are increasingly concerned about the States – very anxious about potential exposure. If their case has an international dimension involving the US, they imagine themselves being put in chains at Cook County jail with large people who may beat them up.'”

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The Times, 29th May 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Bar Standards Board attacks plan to cut student numbers – The Times

“The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has criticised the Bar Council’s proposals to limit the number of places available on the Barristers Vocational Training course, the compulsory one-year training programme for aspiring barristers.”

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The Times, 29th May 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Online music retailer ordered to pay £35m damages – The Times

“An internet retailer that broke a legally-binding promise not to sell imported CDs at almost half the price they sold for on the High Street has been ordered to pay the UK record industry £35 million, it emerged today.”

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The Times, 29th May 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Bar Council prompts war of words over training plans – The Lawyer

“The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has lashed out at the Bar Council’s proposals to limit BVC places in submissions made to the Entry to the Bar working party.”

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The Lawyer, 29th May 2007

Source: www.thelawyer.com

Judges’ ruling challenges a traditional right – The Times

“Senior judges have dealt a blow to the ancient legal principle that a person is protected from incriminating himself.”

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The Times, 29th May 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk


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