Archive for October, 2008

James Bond fantasist jailed – The Guardian

“A fantasist was beginning a two-year stint behind bars today for conning police into thinking he was a James Bond-style secret agent.”

Full story

The Guardian, 31st October 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

‘Leprechaun’ insult case dropped – BBC News

“A teenager from Liverpool who was being prosecuted for swearing at her pregnant Irish neighbour and calling her a leprechaun has had her case dropped.”

Full story

BBC News, 31st October 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Barley, R. v [2008] EWCA Crim 2466 (17 October 2008)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Freeman v Higher Park Farm [2008] EWCA Civ 1185 (30 October 2008)

High Court (Queen’s Bench)

Arab Satellite Communications Organisation v Al Faqih & Anor [2008] EWHC 2568 (QB) (14 October 2008)

Brightlingsea Haven Ltd & Anor v Morris & Ors [2008] EWHC 1928 (QB) (30 October 2008)

High Court (Chancery Division)

British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc & Ors v Sky Home Services Ltd & Ors [2008] EWHC B17 (Ch) (17 October 2008)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Langley v Preston Crown Court & Ors [2008] EWHC 2623 (Admin) (30 October 2008)

Source: www.bailii.org

More flexible approach to resolving disputes in contact cases – Ministry of Justice

“The Children and Adoption Act 2006 provides new ways to help the courts find solutions in contact cases where there is conflict between the parents about whom a child should see and how often.”

Full story

Ministry of Justice, 30th October 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

How healthy is the Bar? – The Times

“Lawyers including The Times Law Panel give their views on the state of the profession ahead of this year’s Bar conference.”

Full story

The Times,31st October 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Cat and Dog Fur (Control of Import, Export and Placing on the Market) Regulations 2008

The Immigration and Nationality (Cost Recovery Fees) (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2008

The Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities) (England) (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2008

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Daily Cause List, 31st October 2008

Friday 31st October 2008

Source: www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk

Please note only the current day’s cause list will be accessible


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