Archive for August 5th, 2010

Teenager jailed for 20-minute attack on dog – The Independent

“A teenager was starting a 16-week sentence today after being caught on CCTV kicking and punching a dog in a 20-minute attack.”

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The Independent, 5th August 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Prisoners paid £1m in late-release compensation – The Independent

“Prisoners were given more than £1 million in compensation after being released late from jail over the last three years, figures showed today.”

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The Independent, 5th August 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Can we address miscarriages of justice that occurred before our time? – The Guardian

“The recent death of Martin Beales, author who exonerated a notorious lawyer who was hanged in 1922, raises questions over righting long-gone alleged wrongs.”

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The Guardian, 5th August 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Education and Inspections Act 2006 and Education and Skills Act 2008 (Consequential Amendments to Subordinate Legislation) (England) Regulations 2010

The Charities Act 2006 (Commencement No. 5, Transitional and Transitory Provisions and Savings) (Amendment) Order 2010

The Sale of Electricity by Local Authorities (England and Wales) Regulations 2010

The Cosmetic Products (Safety) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2010

The Toys (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Civil Procedure (Amendment No.2) Rules 2010

The Academy Conversions (Transfer of School Surpluses) Regulations 2010

The Education (Individual Pupil Information) (Prescribed Persons) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Electricity and Gas (Carbon Emissions Reduction) (Amendment) Order 2010

The Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (Disclosure of Information by SOCA) Order 2010

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Call for ‘urgent action’ on children’s services – Law Society’s Gazette

“A group of 18 legal, medical and child care organisations has called for urgent action to reform the delivery of court services to children in family proceedings.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 5th August 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

High Court considers hyperlinked pages as context in defamation case – OUT-LAW.com

“The High Court has examined material on pages linked to from an allegedly defamatory online article to help it decide the meaning of the piece.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 4th August 2010

Source: www.out-law.com

Singing pensioner faces jail after breaching Asbo – Daily Telegraph

“A pensioner who has terrorised his neighbours for 15 years faces prison after breaching an Asbo by singing ‘Oh What a Beautiful Morning’ outside their homes.”

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Daily Telegraph, 4th August 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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