Archive for October 4th, 2007

Man jailed over Facebook message – Daily Telegraph

“A husband banned from contacting his estranged wife was jailed after he inadvertently sent her a message on the social networking site Facebook.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 4th October 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Police tribunal over killing case – BBC News

“Two detectives who investigated the stabbing of a young father months before he was murdered are facing a Met Police disciplinary hearing.”

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BBC News, 4th October 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

The Importance of Civil Justice: Nationally and Internationally – Speech by Sir Anthony Clarke

The Importance of Civil Justice: Nationally and Internationally (PDF)

Speech by Sir Anthony Clarke, Master of the Rolls

American Bar Association Conference, 3rd October 2007

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Impact of Terrorism on the Rule of Law – Speech by Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers

Impact of Terrorism on the Rule of Law (PDF)

Speech by Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales

American Bar Association Conference, 3rd October 2007

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Hilton Mervis: A benchmark of healthy criticism – Legal Week

“The isolation of life on the bench and the lack of any form of frank feedback — good or bad — is well known. One solution to this state of affairs would be to allow the judiciary to get feedback from other sources than the press. Legal magazines have in the past been criticised for publishing feedback surveys on judges. The reaction of the judges themselves to these surveys has reportedly been mixed, ranging from fury to a genuine interest to learn from the feedback, however harsh.”

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Legal Week, 4th October 2007

Source: www.legalweek.com

Leman-Klammers v Klammers – Times Law Report

Divorce pending appeal valid

Leman-Klammers v Klammers

“It was perfectly reasonable for an English court to grant a decree absolute of divorce to the wife where the husband was waiting for an appeal to be heard in France by the Cour de Cassation on whether the Cour d’Appel de Paris had been correct in holding that the English court had been seised first.”

The Times, 4th October 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Murray v Express Newspapers plc and Another – Times Law Reports

Celebrities enjoy no extra right to privacy

Murray v Express Newspapers plc and Another

“Where an individual was engaged in innocuous, routine activity in a public place, such as a street, that activity attracted no right or expectation of privacy and, accordingly, there was no prohibition on the taking or publishing of photographs of famous people engaged in such activity in a public place unless there were special circumstances such as harassment or distress caused to the individual.”

The Times, 4th October 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.


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