Archive for August 13th, 2010

BAILII: Recent Decisions

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

VL (A Child) v Oxfordshire County Council [2010] EWHC 2091 (QB) (05 August 2010)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Abbar & Anor v Saudi Economic & Development Company (Sedco) Real Estate Ltd & Ors [2010] EWHC 2132 (Ch) (05 August 2010)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education, R (on the application of) v Learning and Skills Council [2010] EWHC 2134 (Admin) (12 August 2010)

Asliturk v The City of Westminster Magistrates’ Court [2010] EWHC 2148 (Admin) (12 August 2010)

Michalak v The Circuit Court, Second Criminal Division In Olsztyn, Poland [2010] EWHC 2150 (Admin) (12 August 2010)

Regional Court In Konin, Poland v Walerianczyk [2010] EWHC 2149 (Admin) (12 August 2010)

Cook & Anor v Serious Organised Crime Agency [2010] EWHC 2119 (Admin) (27 July 2010)

Cummins, R (on the application of) v Manchester Crown Court [2010] EWHC 2111 (Admin) (27 July 2010)

Source: www.bailii.org

VHCC Scheme from July 2010 – The Bar Council

“The criminal Very High Cost Cases (VHCC) Panel Scheme expired on the 13th July and has been replaced with an individual case contract arrangement.”

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The Bar Council, 11th August 2010

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk

Driving test fraudster jailed after ‘repeatedly failing client exams’ – Daily Telegraph

“A fraudster, Gageen Preet Singh, repeatedly failed driving tests he took on behalf of candidates across Britain despite being paid hundreds of pounds for each exam he sat, a court heard.”

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Daily Telegraph, 13th August 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Parliament must clarify privacy law, legal experts demand – Daily Telegraph

“Privacy laws are being introduced by the back door due to a lack of Parliamentary guidance on the issue, legal experts warned yesterday after Colin Montgomerie became the latest celebrity to obtain an injunction over allegations about his private life.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 13th August 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Anti-terrorism law arrests fail to secure convictions – The Independent

“Just one person in eight arrested under anti-terror laws is eventually found guilty and the proportion was even lower last year, new research has disclosed.”

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The Independent, 13th August 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Terror suspects get ‘shadow justice’, says Amnesty – BBC News

“The UK is operating a ‘parallel, unfair and secretive shadow justice system’ for terror suspects, according to human rights campaigners.”

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BBC News, 12th August 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Experts call for David Kelly inquest – The Guardian

“A group of prominent legal and medical experts called today for a full inquest into the death of the government scientist David Kelly in 2003.”

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The Guardian, 13th August 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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