Archive for December, 2007

Christmas Break

There will be no posts during the Inner Temple Library’s Christmas closed period which starts on 21st December. We will resume posting on 3rd January 2008.

See you in the new year!

House manager wins claim over flexible work – The Guardian

“A former Barbican house manager who said she was refused flexible working time stands to receive a six-figure payout after winning her claims for sex discrimination and unfair dismissal.”

Full story

The Guardian, 21st December 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Dickson and Another v United Kingdom (Application No 44362/04) – Times Law Reports

Dickson and Another v United Kingdom (Application No 44362/04)

European Court of Human Rights

“While the state had a duty to ensure the protection of children, it was disproportionate for it to prevent the conception of a child by a life-term prisoner and his wife through artificial insemination.”

The Times, 21st December 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.

M v Warwickshire County Council – Times Law Reports

M v Warwickshire County Council

Court of Appeal

“On an application for leave to revoke a placement order based on a change of circumstances, a discretion arose in which the welfare of the child and the prospect of success should both be weighed and the former was not necessarily paramount.”

The Times, 21st December 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.

Regina (Szklanny) v Westminster City Magistrates Court – Times Law Reports

Regina (Szklanny) v Westminster City Magistrates Court

Queen’s Bench Divisional Court

“While the discretion conferred on a court to extend time for extradition was in broad terms, there was an obligation to interpret national law, so far as possible, in the light of the wording and purpose of the European Council Framework Decision on the European arrest warrant and surrender proceedings between member states (2002/584/JHA; OJ July 18, 2002 No L190/1).”

The Times, 21st December 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.

Reforms to give public confidence in tackling criminals – Ministry of Justice

“Measures to give the public confidence when tackling criminals were published today. The reforms are designed to clarify and reinforce the law, articulating the state’s responsibility to stand by those acting in good faith when using force in self defence.”

Full press release

Ministry of Justice, 19th December 2007

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Anger as pension reform rejected – BBC News

“The government has rejected a plan to let women boost their state pensions by buying up to nine years’ worth of extra National Insurance (NI) contributions.”

Full story 

BBC News, 20th December 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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