Archive for June 16th, 2008

Church of England faces compensation bill over women bishops – Daily Telegraph

“The Church of England could face paying out millions of pounds in compensation to opponents of women bishops who quit their posts over the issue.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th June 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Lawyers split over 42 day detention period – The Lawyer

“City lawyers are split over the extension of the pre-charge detention period to 42 days which was narrowly passed in the House of Commons on Wednesday.”

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The Lawyer, 13th June 2008

Source: www.thelawyer.com

Caretaker who fell off stepladder sues for £50,000 over ‘inadequate training’ – Daily Telegraph

“A school caretaker who was injured falling off a six-foot stepladder is suing his employer for £50,000 claiming he was not trained how to use it properly.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th June 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

80% want legal P2P – survey – The Register

“A fascinating survey of music consumption conducted for British Music Rights has good and bad news for the beleaguered music business.”

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The Register, 16th June 2008

Source: www.theregister.co.uk

European test case could give over-65s the right to stay at work – The Guardian

“A test case on age discrimination which goes to the European court of justice in Luxembourg early next month could open the way for employees in Britain to insist on working past 65.”

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The Guardian, 16th June 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Raj Persaud: TV psychiatrist faces plagiarism hearing – The Guardian

“Britain’s best-known psychiatrist will appear before a disciplinary hearing today over allegations of plagiarism.”

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The Guardian, 16th June 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Kiernan & Ors, R v [2008] EWCA Crim 972 (08 May 2008)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Crown Estate Commissioners v Roberts & Anor [2008] EWHC 1302 (Ch) (13 June 2008)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Bray v Deutsche Bank AG [2008] EWHC 1263 (QB) (12 June 2008)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Mahamed, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2008] EWHC 1312 (Admin) (13 June 2008)

Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government & Ors [2008] EWHC 1313 (Admin) (13 June 2008)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Associated British Ports v Ferryways NV & Anor [2008] EWHC 1265 (Comm) (13 June 2008)

Source: www.bailii.org


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