Archive for February 7th, 2011

Sports editor jailed for £370k scam – The Independent

“A former sports editor was jailed today after defrauding a national newspaper of more than £370,000.”

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The Independent, 7th February 2011


The tangled web of copyright law – The Guardian

“As the Meltwater case on news aggregation rumbles on, Alex Wade takes a look at the legally fraught, and commercially sensitive, world of spiders, bots and scrapers.”

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The Guardian, 7th February 2011


Acpo chief calls for judicial oversight of undercover police operations – The Guardian

“Sir Hugh Orde, president of Association of Chief Police Officers, says benefits of judicial oversight of future operations would ‘far outweigh additional administrative burden’.”

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The Guardian, 7th February 2011


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Shaw & Ors v R. [2011] EWCA Crim 98 (04 February 2011)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Thornton v Telegraph Media Group Ltd [2011] EWHC 159 (QB) (04 February 2011)

Everton Football Club Company Ltd v Sail Group Ltd & Anor [2011] EWHC 126 (QB) (04 February 2011)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Dias v London Borough of Havering [2011] EWHC 172 (Ch) (04 February 2011)

Office of Fair Trading v Purely Creative Ltd & Ors [2011] EWHC 106 (Ch) (02 February 2011)

Curtis & Ors v Pulbrook & Ors [2011] EWHC 167 (Ch) (04 February 2011)

Strategic Value Master Fund Ltd v Ideal Standard Interntional Acquisition SARL & Ors [2011] EWHC 171 (Ch) (04 February 2011)

High Court (Administrative Court)

AE (Libya), R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Rev 1) [2011] EWHC 154 (Admin) (2 February 2011)

Trillium (Prime) Property Gp Ltd v London Borough of Tower Hamlets (Rev 1) [2011] EWHC 146 (Admin) (04 February 2011)


Recent Statutory Instruments –

The Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 (Commencement No. 5) Order 2011

The School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions (Amendment) Order 2011

The Care Standards Act 2000 (Notification) (Wales) Regulations 2011

The Independent Health Care (Fees) (Wales) Regulations 2011

The Occupational Pension Schemes (Levy Ceiling – Earnings Percentage Increase) Order 2011


Joint Advocacy Group analysis of QAA consultation response – Bar Standards Board

“Analysis of responses to the Joint Advocacy Group consultation paper on proposals for a quality assurance scheme for criminal advocates, is now available to view and download.”

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Bar Standards Board, 4th February 2011


Glaves v Crown Prosecution Service – WLR Daily

Glaves v Crown Prosecution Service [2011] EWCA Civ 69; [2011] WLR (D) 37

“On an application by a defendant for a certificate of inadequacy in relation to a confiscation order under section 83 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 an investigation of the facts was required so that it was not appropriate to determine as a preliminary issue whether the application was bound to fail.”

WLR Daily, 4th February 2011


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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