Archive for April 16th, 2010

Woman who ran ‘lucrative’ brothel jailed – The Independent

“A 48-year-old mother who ran a ‘busy and successful’ brothel was jailed for three years today.”

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The Independent, 16th April 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Composer wins compensation review over contaminated blood – Daily Telegraph

“An award-winning composer who contracted HIV and Hepatitis C through NHS treatment with contaminated blood products has won a legal challenge over compensation payments.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th April 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

High Court (Chancery Division)

Digicel (St Lucia) Ltd & Ors v Cable & Wireless Plc & Ors [2010] EWHC 774 (Ch) (15 April 2010)

Swallow v Revenue and Customs & Anor [2010] EWHC 771 (Ch) (15 April 2010)

Source: www.bailii.org

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2010

The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Woman barred from pubs in England and Wales – The Independent

“A woman has become the first person to be barred from all licensed premises in England and Wales under a drinking banning order.”

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The Independent, 16th April 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Legal first as girl, 5, consulted in ‘tug-of-love’ court case – Daily Telegraph

“A five-year-old girl involved in a ‘tug-of-love’ case has made legal history after being consulted by a court about which parent she wants to live with.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th April 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Ex-footballer Rosenior fights brother’s deportation – BBC News

“A man who fled civil war as a child, with the British midwife who delivered him, has been told he will be deported.”

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BBC News, 15th April 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Family of rendition victim begins legal action against Government – The Independent

“The family of a man secretly held by the Americans in an Afghanistan detention centre after his arrest by British forces six years ago has begun legal action against the UK Government to help secure his release.”

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The Independent, 16th April 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Lawyers reject calls for Christian-sensitive judges – The Guardian

“Attempts to have religious rights cases heard by hand-picked judges would set a dangerous precedent, lawyers said, amid mounting unrest about legal clashes between religious representatives and equality rights campaigners.”

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The Guardian, 15th April 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

City workers shouldn’t take offence at sexist comments, tribunal rules – Daily Telegraph

“Female bankers should not take offence when confronted with sexist remarks in the workplace, a tribunal has ruled.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th April 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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