Archive for August 17th, 2010

The barrister who acts for notorious defendants – BBC News

“Courtenay Griffiths QC is a defence barrister with a reputation. He has defended members of the IRA, a youth in the Damilola Taylor trial, and now he is acting for the former Liberian leader Charles Taylor on trial for allegedly receiving blood diamonds.”

Video

BBC News, 17th August 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Osborne & Ors, R. v [2010] EWCA Crim 1981 (13 August 2010)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Benourad v Compass Group Plc [2010] EWHC 1882 (QB) (29 July 2010)

Source: www.bailii.org

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Port of Bristol (Deep Sea Container Terminal) Harbour Revision Order 2010

The Parochial Fees Order 2010

The Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Directions 2010

The Church of England Pensions (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Ecclesiastical Judges, Legal Officers and Others (Fees) Order 2010

The Legal Officers (Annual Fees) Order 2010

The Common Agricultural Policy Single Payment and Support Schemes (Wales) Regulations 2010

The Zoonoses and Animal By-Products (Fees) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Milford Port Health Authority (Amendment) Order 2010

The Swansea Bay Port Health Authority (Amendment) Order 2010

The Gorseinion College Further Education Corporation and Swansea College Further Education Corporation (Dissolution) Order 2010

The Nutrition and Health Claims (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Ministry of Sound murderer receives life sentence – The Guardian

“A 30-year-old man was jailed for life today for the murder of a young father outside the Ministry of Sound nightclub last August.”

Full story

The Guardian, 16th August 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

New privacy law needed – justice minister – The Guardian

“The Tory-Lib Dem coalition government is considering a new privacy law rather than allowing judges to create one by stealth, the justice minister Lord McNally hinted last night.”

Full story

The Guardian, 17th August 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Legal aid cuts put access to justice at risk, say lawyers – The Guardian

“Thousands of the most vulnerable people risk being denied emergency access to free advice from lawyers following major changes to the way legal aid is delivered, family law experts warn today.”

Full story

The Guardian, 17th august 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Four-year-old apologises as part of scheme where criminals say sorry to victims – Daily Telegraph

“A boy aged four is believed to be the youngest child in Britain to be dealt with under a scheme which involves criminals apologising to victims.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 17th August 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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