Archive for May 5th, 2011

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Raphael (t/a Orleans), R (on the application of) v Highbury Corner Magistrates Court & Anor [2011] EWCA Civ 462 (20 April 2011)

AS v London Borough of Camden [2011] EWCA Civ 463 (20 April 2011)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Kingfisher Builders v Sear [2011] EWHC 1122 (TCC) (04 May 2011)

Source: www.bailii.org

More Effective Responses to Anti-Social Behaviour – The Sentencing Council’s response to the Government’s consultation – Sentencing Council

“The Sentencing Council has responded to the Home Office’s consultation on anti-social behaviour. The Council’s response comprises its views on those topics within the consultation that relate to sentencing.”

Response from the Sentencing Council (PDF)

Sentencing Council, 4th May 2011

Source: http://sentencingcouncil.judiciary.gov.uk

Volunteer could not claim disability discrimination because he had no employment contract, judge rules

“A paid army volunteer could not claim he had been discriminated against due to disability when work for the army stopped because he did not have an employment contract, an employment appeal tribunal judge has ruled.”

Full story

OUT-LAW.com, 4th May 2011

Source: www.out-law.com

Ian Tomlinson officer’s hearing to take place in public – The Guardian

“PC Simon Harwood, the police officer who inadvertently killed Ian Tomlinson at the G20 protests, will be forced to explain his actions for the second time in public after a rare move to hold his disciplinary proceedings in the open.”

Full story

The Guardian, 4th May 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Gosport woman jailed for husband’s penthouse stab death – BBC News

“A woman who stabbed her husband to death in their luxury Hampshire penthouse flat after rowing over their buy-to-let empire has been jailed.”

Full story

BBC News, 4th May 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Suicide drugs could be made available over the counter if euthanasia laws are changed – Daily Telegraph

“Suicide drugs could be made available from pharmacists if assisted dying was legalised, two of Britain’s most highly-regarded legal and medical experts have claimed.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 5th May 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Police beat and kicked Muslim terror suspect during arrest, court hears – The Guardian

“A British Muslim man accused of raising funds for terrorist organisations was subjected to a ‘sustained and very violent assault’ during his arrest by four specialist officers from the Metropolitan police, a court has heard.”

Full story

The Guardian, 4th May 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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