Archive for August 15th, 2008

‘Now he can’t hurt anyone else’ – The Guardian

“With rape convictions at an all-time low, and tales of unsympathetic police treatment rife, many women don’t report attacks. Here, one woman who was brutally assaulted explains why it is vital to tell the police.”

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The Guardian, 15th August 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

City of Dublin Repeals Consultation – Law Commission

“The Commission has identified some 40 Acts relating to the City of Dublin, spanning the years 1807 to 1920, and enacted by the UK Parliament during the period before Ireland was partitioned in 1922.”

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Law Commission, 15th August 2008

Source: www.lawcom.gov.uk

Related link: Statute Law Repeals: Consultatation Paper City of Dublin Repeal Proposal (PDF)

CPS announces “lead football prosecutors” to tackle football hooliganism – Crown Prosecution Service

“The creation of lead football prosecutors in all Areas and new instructions on evidence for prosecutors are part of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) amended Guidance on Football Related Offences.”

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Crown Prosecution Service, 14th August 2008

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Uninsured drivers get lower fines but are killing more people – The Times

“The number of deaths caused by uninsured drivers has risen by nearly a third in six years while offenders have been facing softer penalties.”

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The Times, 15th August 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Lawyer in £19 million bullying case wins latest round – Daily Telegraph

“A lawyer who is claiming a record £19 million for being bullied at a top City firm has claimed victory in the latest round of her legal battle.”

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Daily Telegraph, 14th August 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

ID card scheme faces new hurdle – The Guardian

“The national identity card scheme faces fresh problems following a warning from the government’s top scientific advisers that the quality of fingerprints from 4 million people aged over 75 may be too poor to be used to prove their identity.”

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The Guardian, 15th August 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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