Archive for November 19th, 2010

Maidstone hospital error leads to £4.5m pay-out – BBC News

“The husband of a woman left brain damaged by a delay in treating a tumour has said a £4.5m compensation pay-out cannot make up for what she has lost.”

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BBC News, 18th November 2010

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Theresa May drops plans for stop-and-search laws targeting ethnic minorities – The Guardian

“Controversial plan to bring back police ‘sus’ stop-and-search laws targeting black and Asian people axed by Theresa May.”

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The Guardian, 18th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Polluting plant nursery in Norfolk is fined – BBC News

“A plant nursery has has been fined £10,000 after polluting five miles of a stream in Norfolk.”

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BBC News, 18th November 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Girl sentenced over Wolverhampton war memorial graffiti – BBC News

“A teenage girl who vandalised a city’s cenotaph has been told her actions were ‘despicable’.”

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BBC News, 18th November 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Governments should have to justify privacy-affecting laws, says ICO – OUT-LAW.com

“Governments should be forced to report on the impact of laws which affect citizens’ privacy after they have come into force, telling Parliament whether those laws have worked and what privacy rights have been infringed, the UK’s privacy watchdog has said.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 18th November 2010

Source: www.out-law.com

Content is ‘made available’ in jurisdiction where server is located, rules High Court – OUT-LAW.com

“A company is responsible for ‘making available’ internet-hosted material in the country where its host server is based, not in the country where the material is read or used, the High Court has said.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 18th November 2010

Source: www.out-law.com

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

RT (Zimbabwe) & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2010] EWCA Civ 1285 (18 November 2010)

Whitney v Monster Worldwide Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 1312 (18 November 2010)

Emerald Supplies Ltd & Anor v British Airways Plc [2010] EWCA Civ 1284 (18 November 2010)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Ali v The Crown [2010] EWCA Crim 2665 (18 November 2010)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Flattery & Anor v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government & Anor [2010] EWHC 2868 (Admin) (18 November 2010)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Stellar Shipping Co Llc v Hudson Shipping Lines [2010] EWHC 2985 (Comm) (18 November 2010)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Fallon (A Child) v Wilson [2010] EWHC 2978 (QB) (18 November 2010)

Silver Queen Maritime Ltd v Persia Petroleum Services Plc [2010] EWHC 2867 (QB) (18 November 2010)

Source: www.bailii.org


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