Archive for May 19th, 2008

Countdown to two-tier tribunal system launched – Ministry of Justice

“A radical shake-up of the tribunals system was unveiled by the government today.”

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Ministry of Justice, 19th May 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Heroin family death pair jailed – BBC News

“The mother and half-sister of a teenage heroin overdose victim have been jailed for a total of six years.”

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BBC News, 19th May 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

LSA, R. v [2008] EWCA Crim 1034 (16 May 2008)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Romantiek Transport BVba & Ors v Vehicle and Operator Services Agency [2008] EWCA Civ 534 (16 May 2008)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Carter & Ors v The Chief Constable of the Cumbria Police [2008] EWHC 1072 (QB) (15 May 2008)

Source: www.bailii.org

Military strategy: new bank holiday, anti-discrimination laws and school cadets – The Independent

“Discrimination against armed forces personnel in military uniform is to be made a criminal offence under proposals accepted today by the Government.”

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The Independent, 19th May 2008

Source: www.independent.co.uk

MPs to begin debate on embryology and abortion – The Guardian

“MPs will today begin a two-day debate that will affect the future of embryo research, IVF treatment and abortion.”

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The Guardian, 19th May 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Man set fire to pilot in sheep costume – The Guardian

“A man walked free from court today after he admitted setting alight an RAF pilot who was dressed as a sheep for a fancy dress party.”

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The Guardian, 19th May 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Florist loses appeal in petal row – BBC News

“A station florist found negligent after a commuter slipped and injured himself on a petal has lost its bid to appeal against the decision.”

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BBC News, 19th May 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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