Archive for April 9th, 2008

Mothers lose bid for Iraq public inquiry – The Times

“The mothers of two young soldiers killed in Iraq today lost their legal attempt in the House of Lords to force the Government to hold a public inquiry into Britain’s involvement in the conflict.”

Full story

The Times, 9th April 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

NoW wins right to show Mosley video – The Guardian

“F1 boss Max Mosley today failed to get a high court injunction preventing the News of the World from putting a 90-second videoclip showing him and five prostitutes on its website.”

Full story

The Guardian, 9th April 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Consultation launched on delivering effective services to turn offenders away from crime – Ministry of Justice

“A consultation on a new drive to reduce reoffending has been launched to establish how Probation Boards and Trusts will provide the most cost-effective route to help rehabilitate and punish offenders.”

Full story

Ministry of Justice, 9th April 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Local Government Finance (England) (Substitution of Penalties) Order 2008

The Blood Tests (Evidence of Paternity) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Relevant Authorities (Code of Conduct) (Prescribed Period for Undertakings) (Wales) Order 2008

The Education (QCA Levy) (Revocation) Regulations 2008

The Building Societies (Financial Assistance) Order 2008

The Early Removal of Short-Term and Long-Term Prisoners (Amendment of Requisite Period) Order 2008

The Early Removal of Fixed-Term Prisoners (Amendment of Eligibility Period) Order 2008

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Regina (Tabernacle) v Secretary of State for Defence – Times Law Reports

Regina (Tabernacle) v Secretary of State for Defence

Queen’s Bench Divisional Court

“A ban on innocuous activities on publicly accessible land owned by the Ministry of Defence was unlawful.”

The Times, 9th April 2008

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.

Johnson v Director of Public Prosecutions – Times Law Reports

Johnson v Director of Public Prosecutions

Queen’s Bench Divisional Court

“Threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour accompanied by hostility, based partly on the victim’s presumed membership of a racial group, was a sufficient evidential basis for a charge of a racially aggravated offence, even if that hostility was also based partly on the victim’s duties as a parking attendant.”

The Times, 9th April 2008

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.

Grosvenor Casinos Ltd v National Bank of Abu Dhabi – Times Law Reports

Grosvenor Casinos Ltd v National Bank of Abu Dhabi

Queen’s Bench Division

“Banking rules relating to international cheque collections created no privity of contract between the principal and the collecting bank.”

The Times, 9th April 2008

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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