Archive for September 9th, 2009

Teenage girl locked up for killing cat with crossbow – The Independent

“A teenager was locked up for three months today after shooting dead her neighbour’s cat with a crossbow.”

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The Independent, 9th September 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

‘No ground’ over hacker extradition – The Independent

“Home Secretary Alan Johnson today ‘gave no ground’ in the face of calls not to extradite computer hacker Gary McKinnon, a cross-party trio of senior MPs said.”

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The Independent, 9th September 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Man, 74, given ‘no speaking’ Asbo – BBC News

“A 74-year-old man from Devon has been barred from speaking to anyone aged under 18 in England and Wales.”

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BBC News, 8th September 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Divison)

Domb & Ors, R (on the application of) v London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham & Anor [2009] EWCA Civ 941 (08 September 2009)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

MacKreth (Deceased), R v [2009] EWCA Crim 1849 (08 September 2009)

Source: www.bailii.org

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Planning Act 2008 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2009

The Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) (Amendment No. 3) (England) Order 2009

The Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2009

The Infrastructure Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2009

The Infrastructure Planning (Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedure) Regulations 2009

The Infrastructure Planning (Model Provisions) (England and Wales) Order 2009

The Electricity (Exemption from the Requirement for a Generation Licence) (Lynn and Inner Dowsing) (England and Wales) Order 2009

The Aerodromes (Designation)(Detention and Sale of Aircraft)(England and Wales) Order 2009

The Insolvency (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Rules 2009

The Local Government (Best Value Authorities) (Power to Trade) (England) Order 2009

The Enterprise Act 2002 (Merger Fees) (Amendment) Order 2009

The Building (Amendment No.2) Regulations 2009

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Former employee who emailed company info to himself breached database rights, High Court rules – OUT-LAW.com

“The founder of a conferencing business breached his former employer’s database rights and misappropriated its confidential information, the High Court has said.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 8th September 2009

Source: www.out-law.com

Predator jailed for sex attacks – BBC News

“A schizophrenic sexual predator who tried to rape a schoolgirl and three women in London has been detained indefinitely in a mental hospital.”

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BBC News, 8th September 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Married woman faces deportation – BBC News

“A married Canadian woman is due to fly out of Heathrow later under imminent threat of deportation from the UK.”

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BBC News, 9th September 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Justice Secretary pardons Shields – BBC News

“Liverpool fan Michael Shields has been pardoned by Justice Secretary Jack Straw.”

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BBC News, 9th September 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Consultant ‘victimised for exposing cost-cutting’ – The Independent

“A leading cancer consultant who repeatedly raised concerns about the health and safety of patients at a London hospital will claim today that he was victimised by managers and had his warnings ignored.”

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The Independent, 9th September 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Bankers sue for £30m in bonuses – The Guardian

“Former and current employees of a German-owned investment bank today lodged a high court claim for £30m in unpaid bonuses.”

Full story

The Guardian, 8th September 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Airline bomb plot trial triggers call to modernise rules of evidence – The Times

“The rules of evidence in the British courts need to be modernised after the airline bomb plot trial, a former Director of Public Prosecutions says.”

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The Times, 9th September 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Violent teenage bully filmed attack on two boys on his mobile phone – The Times

“A teenager kept a video recording entitled The Torture House on his mobile phone showing a horrific attack he carried out on two younger boys, a court heard yesterday.”

Full story

The Times, 9th September 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk


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