Archive for November 16th, 2010

Court lifts Howard Donald superinjunction – The Guardian

“A superinjunction preventing the naming of Take That’s Howard Donald has been lifted by the court of appeal in a case involving a former girlfriend.”

Full story

Read the judgment lifting the superinjunction
(PDF)

The Guardian, 16th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

National Security and the Courts – Speech by The Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Gross

National Security and the Courts (PDF)

Speech by The Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Gross

Royal United Services Institute, 16th November 2010

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Pair sentenced to life for shopkeeper murder – The Independent

“Two men were jailed for life today for murdering a shopkeeper they battered to death with wine bottles from his shelves during a botched robbery.”

Full story

The Independent, 16th November 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

High Court (Administrative Court)

Rutherford, R (on the application of) v Independent Police Complaints Commission [2010] EWHC 2881 (Admin) (22 October 2010)

Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council v Windy Bank Dairy Farm Ltd & Anor [2010] EWHC 2929 (Admin) (12 November 2010)

Source: www.bailii.org

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

The Tax Avoidance Schemes (Penalty) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Post Office Network Subsidy Scheme (Amendment) Order 2010

The Children and Young Persons Act 2008 (Commencement No.3) (England) Order 2010

The Foodstuffs Suitable for People Intolerant to Gluten (Wales) Regulations 2010

The Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2010

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Bar Council Says That the Time Is Right to Consult on Legal Aid and Civil Justice, but Warns of Need for Safeguards to Protect Vulnerable – The Bar Council

“The Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, has said that the launch of Government consultations on reform of the legal aid system and on civil litigation is necessary but the impact of the proposals on the most vulnerable must be considered very carefully.”

Full story

The Bar Council, 15th November 2010

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk

Regina v Inglis – WLR Daily

Regina v Inglis [2010] EWCA Crim 2637; [2010] WLR (D) 289

“When determining the minimum specified term to be served by an individual who genuinely believed that the murder she had committed constituted an act of mercy, the facts that there had been a significant degree of planning or premeditation, that the victim had been particularly vulnerable because of disability and that there had been abuse of a position of trust should not be taken to be aggravating factors.”

WLR Daily, 15th November 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.


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