Archive for December 8th, 2008

Jail for sex act death crash driver – The Independent

“A drunk driver who killed a father and son was pleasuring himself at the wheel moments before the fatal crash, a court heard today.”

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The Independent, 8th December 2008

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Madonna claims millions from Mail on Sunday over wedding pictures – The Guardian

“Singer Madonna is claiming more than £5m in damages after the Mail on Sunday published private photographs of her wedding to film director Guy Ritchie.”

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The Guardian, 8th December 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Naturists threaten legal action to stop closure of nudist beach – Daily Telegraph

“Naturists are threatening legal action to stop the planned closure of Britain’s first official nudist beach.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th December 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Browne: costs pose threat to legal representation – The Lawyer

“The increasing cost of legal action and the curbing of public funding could threaten the quality of legal representation, in-coming Bar Council chair Desmond Browne QC has warned.”

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The Lawyer, 8th December 2008

Source: www.thelawyer.com

BAILII: Recent Decisions

High Court (Administrative Court)

Boggis & Anor, R (on the application of) v Natural England & Anor [2008] EWHC 2954 (Admin) (05 December 2008)

Hutchinson v General Dental Council [2008] EWHC 2896 (Admin) (28 November 2008)

Source: www.bailii.org

Desmond Browne QC sets Bar Council’s 2009 agenda: inaugural speech calls for a strong and united profession – The Bar Council

“The 2009 Chairman of the Bar Council, Desmond Browne QC, will set the Bar Council’s agenda for 2009 later today, in his inaugural speech to be delivered at 1730 in the Spy Room, 10 South Square, Gray’s Inn.”

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The Bar Council, 8th December 2008

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk

S and Marper v United Kingdom (Application Nos 30562/04 and 30566/04) – Times Law Reports

S and Marper v United Kingdom (Application Nos 30562/04 and 30566/04)

European Court of Human Rights

“The blanket and indiscriminate nature of the powers of retention of fingerprints, cellular samples and DNA profiles of persons suspected but not convicted of offences failed to strike a fair balance between the competing public and private interests.”

The Times, 8th December 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.


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