Archive for April, 2009

Police ‘terror searches’ treble – BBC News

“Police stopped and searched three times as many people under anti-terrorism powers in 2007/8 compared to the year before, Home Office figures reveal.”

Full story

BBC News, 30th April 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Barron, R. v [2009] EWCA Crim 837 (29 April 2009)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Heidelberg Graphic Equipment Ltd.& Anor v Revenue & Customs [2009] EWHC 870 (Ch) (08 April 2009)

High Court (Admiralty Division)

Dornoch Ltd & Ors v Westminster International BV & Ors [2009] EWHC 889 (Admlty) (29 April 2009)

Source: www.bailii.org

R v JTB (on appeal from R v T) – WLR Daily

R v JTB (on appeal from R v T) [2009] UKHL 20; [2009] WLR(D) 140

“S 34 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 abolished the defence as well as the presumption of doli incapax.”

WLR Daily, 29th April 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Gomes v Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago – WLR Daily

Gomes v Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago [2009] UKHL 21; [2009] WLR (D) 139

“Where an accused deliberately fled from a jurisdiction where his trial was pending, he was not, save in exceptional circumstances, entitled to rely, under s 82 of the Extradition Act 2003, on the passage of time due to delay on the part of the requesting state in bringing him to justice as a bar to his extradition.”

WLR Daily, 29th April 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Regina v Briggs-Price – Times Law Reports

Regina v Briggs-Price

House of Lords

“A confiscation order could be made against a convicted drug trafficker in respect of benefit received from other drug trafficking which had not been charged on the indictment but which had been established by evidence during the trial.”

The Times, 30th April 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Video: police pay £85,000 and apologise to arrested protesters – The Guardian

“Scotland Yard has paid £85,000 damages to five people who were arrested, imprisoned for 40 hours and prosecuted after a protest outside a London embassy.”

Full story

The Times, 30th April 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Muslim men cleared of 7/7 plot but jailed for attending terror camps – The Guardian

“Two British Muslims cleared of helping the 7 July bombers were yesterday accused by a judge of betraying the country that had given them a home, as he jailed them for seven years each for planning to attend a terrorist training camp in Pakistan.”

Full story

The Guardian, 30th April 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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