Archive for November 27th, 2009

Ex-soldier jailed for 1998 rape – BBC News

“A former soldier from North Yorkshire who raped a woman outside a nightclub in Preston nearly 11 years ago has been jailed for seven years.”

Full story

BBC news, 27th November 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Father and son jailed for murder – BBC News

“A father and his 14-year-old son have been given life terms for stabbing a man to death in a pub in east London.”

Full story

BBC News, 27th November 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Boys in court after ‘abusing children in park’ – The Independent

“Three boys who forced their young victims to perform degrading sex acts in a park have been given supervision orders.”

Full story

The Independent, 27th November 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

 

Shared rights and freedoms can help us to rub along together – The Times

“Faith in the workplace has become a source of heightened anxiety in recent times. Traditionalists mourn the apparent demise of Christendom’s monopoly over the public sphere and some of my fellow bleeding hearts sound more bloody-minded than liberal whenever religion crops up. But as so often, our shared framework of fundamental rights and freedoms can help to negotiate the limits of tolerance and cohesion as we rub along together.”

Full story

The Times, 26th November 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Lawyers to pay back £25 million after damning report on legal aid scheme – The Times

“Lawyers face having to return more than £25 million paid to them by mistake because of mismanagement in the running of the legal aid scheme.”

Full story

The Times, 27th November 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

New Crime and Security Bill to make our communities safer – Home Office

“A new Crime and Security Bill aims to protect our communities by making our streets safer and giving more help to victims of crime.”

Full press release

Home Office, 20th November 2009

Source: www.homeoffice.gov.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Supreme Court

Office of Fair Trading (OFT) v Abbey National plc & Ors [2009] UKSC 6 (25 November 2009)

BA (Nigeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Ors [2009] UKSC 7 (26 November 2009)

A, R (on the application of) v London Borough of Croydon [2009] UKSC 8 (26 November 2009)

Source: www.bailii.org

 


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