Archive for June 18th, 2008

Envelopes must be transparent about marketing, warns ASA – OUT-LAW.com

“An envelope used in a Virgin Media mailshot broke advertising rules because it failed to make its marketing nature obvious. The envelope should have stated clearly that it contained marketing material, the UK’s advertising regulator has ruled.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 18th June 2008

Source: www.out-law.com

Butler wins dismissal case against widow who ‘treated him like slave’ – The Guardian

“A butler has won an unfair dismissal case against a wealthy widow, who, he alleges, treated him like a slave, threw walking sticks at him and called him nasty names such as ‘toad’ and ‘monster’.”

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The Guardian, 18th June 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Phorm failed to mention ‘illegal’ trials at Home Office meeting in 2007 – The Register

“The Home Office held a private meeting with Phorm in August last year, but BT’s interception and profiling partner did not disclose that it had completed an allegedly illegal trial of its technology on tens of thousands of unwitting broadband subscribers just weeks earlier.”

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The Register, 18th June 2008

Source: www.theregister.co.uk

Club must pay damages after player punched opponent – The Independent

“A rugby club must pay damages for injuries caused when one of its semi-professional players hit an opponent during a match, the Court of Appeal ruled today.”

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The Independent, 18th June 2008

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Does England have house arrest? – BBC Law Magazine

“One of the UK’s top terrorism suspects is starting a new life beyond the razor wire of prison – within the walls of his own home. Is this house arrest?”

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BBC Law Magazine, 18th June 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Anonymous evidence ruled unfair – BBC News

“The Law Lords have ruled that a man convicted of a gun killing on the basis of evidence given by anonymous witnesses did not receive a fair trial.”

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BBC News, 18th June 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Northern Rock considers legal action against former board – The Times

“Northern Rock has confirmed that its new bosses have launched an investigation into whether legal action can be taken against the now-nationalised bank’s former board.”

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The Times, 18th June 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk


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