Archive for January 26th, 2011

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Wilson, R v [2011] EWCA Crim 16 (25 January 2011)

Earle v R. [2011] EWCA Crim 17 (25 January 2011)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

TW v A City Council & Ors [2011] EWCA Civ 17 (20 January 2011)

Sibthorpe & Anor v London Borough of Southwark [2011] EWCA Civ 25 (25 January 2011)

Barratt & Anor v Ashford Borough Council [2011] EWCA Civ 27 (25 January 2011)

High Court (Chancery Division)

McCullough v Armstrong [2011] EWHC 67 (Ch) (21 January 2011)

Clark & Anor, R. v [2011] EWCA Crim 15 (25 January 2011)

Source: www.bailii.org

Tesler v Government of the United States of America – WLR Daily

Tesler v Government of the United States of America [2011] EWHC 52 (Admin); [2011] WLR (D) 14

“The requirement in s 137(2)(a) of the Extradition Act 2003 for conduct to have occurred in a category 2 territory in order to constitute an extradition offence in relation to that territory was capable of being satisfied by acts performed entirely outside the territory where the perpetrator was participating in a joint enterprise with another person in the territory an object of which was to benefit that other person.”

WLR Daily, 25th January 2011

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.

Counter terrorism review set to be published – BBC News

“The government is set to publish its long-awaited proposed reforms to counter terrorism powers.”

Full story

BBC News, 26th January 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

MI5 and MI6 secrecy move ‘threatens press freedoms’ – The Guardian

“Proposals by MI5 and MI6 to extend courtroom secrecy to civil trials would unfairly restrict the right of the media to act as the ‘eyes and ears’ of the public, the supreme court heard today (25 January).”

Full story

The Guardian, 25th January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

IPCC probes Luton park siege shooting case – BBC News

“An independent watchdog is looking into the fatal shooting of a man during a police stand-off at a park in Luton.”

Full story

BBC News, 25th January 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

New laws may be ‘only way forward’ to combat hacking of MPs’ phones – The Guardian

“MPs today (25 January) heard calls for new legislation that would give parliament powers to impose sanctions against individuals involved in phone hacking, even if the police decided not to proceed with a case.”

Full story

The Guardian, 25th January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

London bus driver jailed for passenger rape – BBC News

“A bus driver has been jailed for eight years for raping a female passenger who had taken his night bus in west London.”

Full story

BBC News, 25th January 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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