Archive for July 31st, 2007

Union cleared over gender pay claim – The Times

“One of the country’s biggest trade unions did not discriminate against female members in its negotiations on equal pay claims, an Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled today. ”

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The Times, 31st July 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Ex-BNP candidate jailed for stockpiling explosives – The Guardian

“A former British National party candidate who stockpiled explosive chemicals and ball bearings in anticipation of a future civil war was today jailed for two and a half years.”

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The Guardian, 31st July 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Goldman escapes €100m claim over bond losses – The Times

“Goldman Sachs was not liable for a loan that turned sour, despite its own bankers admitting that the borrower’s prospects “did not sound too rosy”, the Court of Appeal said today. ”

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The Times, 31st July 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Prisons strategy in disarray after ruling – Daily Telegraph

“Thousands of prisoners serving short-term indefinite sentences may have to be set free if a High Court ruling against the new Justice Secretary is upheld on appeal. ”

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Daily Telegraph, 31st July 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Barrister loses motorcycle parking challenge – The Times

“A barrister who claimed his motorcycle was immune to parking tickets because its wheels did not touch the ground was told to pay up today by the Court of Appeal. ”

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The Times, July 31st 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

In re Times Newspapers Ltd and others [2007] EWCA Crim 1925 – WLR Daily

In re Times Newspapers Ltd and others [2007] EWCA Crim 1925

A judge in a criminal trial had power to prevent publication of a question and answer exchange which took place in open court but which should have taken place in camera. Publication of speculation as to the content of evidence that was given in camera could constitute a contempt of court.”

WLR Daily, 30th July 2007

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Tasarruf Mevduati Sigorta Fonu v Demirel and another [2007] EWCA Civ 799 – WLR Daily

Tasarruf Mevduati Sigorta Fonu v Demirel and another [2007] EWCA Civ 799

The court had power under CPR r 6.20(9) to permit service outside the jurisdiction of a claim to enforce a foreign judgment where the defendant, who lived abroad, had no assets in the jurisdiction. Ordinarily it would not be just to permit service outside the jurisdiction unless there was a real prospect of a legitimate benefit to the claimant from the English proceedings.”

WLR Daily, July 30th 2007

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.


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