Archive for June 12th, 2008

Black Panther ‘to die in prison’ – BBC News

“The killer who became known as the Black Panther has been told he will spend the rest of his life in jail.”

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BBC News, 12th June 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Woolworths hit with £350,000 market disclosure fine – The Times

“Woolworths, the UK retailer, has been fined £350,000 by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) for taking too long to disclose sensitive information to the stock market.”

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The Times, 12th June 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

In re B (Children) (Care orders: Standard of proof) – Times Law Reports

In re B (Children) (Care orders: Standard of proof)

House of Lords

“The standard of proof necessary to establish the threshold for making a care order was the simple balance of probabilities. Neither the seriousness of any allegations nor the seriousness of the consequences should make any difference to the standard of proof to be applied in determining the facts.”

The Times, 12th June 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.

Lawyers urge FO to come clean on torture – The Guardian

“Lawyers acting for Binyam Mohamed, a British resident incarcerated in Guantánamo Bay, have urged the government to disclose evidence which, they say, would demonstrate he was tortured.”

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The Guardian, 12th June 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Related link: “Human Cargo”: Binyam Mohamed and the Rendition Frequent Flier Programme (PDF)

Expelled ADHD teenager was ‘discriminated against’ – Daily Telegraph

“A girl suffering from a behavioural disorder expelled from school for being ‘disruptive’ was a victim of disability discrimination, a court heard.”

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Daily Telegraph, 11th June 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Law firms rake in £700m in fees for coal miners’ claims – Legal Week

“Legal fees for firms advising on the ongoing compensation claims for sick coal miners have hit more than £700m.”

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Legal Week, 12th June 2008

Source: www.legalweek.com

Treason laws could be abolished – Daily Telegraph

“The ancient laws of treason could be scrapped under plans to simplify the legal system.”

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Daily Telegraph, 11th June 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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