Archive for the 'documents' Category



Chilcot inquiry: Iraq papers show Lord Goldsmith’s warning to Tony Blair – The Guardian

“Tony Blair was warned by his government’s chief law officer that an invasion of Iraq would be illegal the day before he privately assured President George Bush he would support US-led military action, documents released today by the Chilcot inquiry reveal.”

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The Guardian, 30th June 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Lincolnshire shooting ‘down to police error’ – BBC News

“Police made a ‘blatant error’ by not seizing firearms certificates from a man who went on to shoot his step-daughter, the police watchdog has said.”

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BBC News, 26th May 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Sharon Shoesmith papers released by court – BBC News

“Key court documents have been released relating to the sacking of social services chief Sharon Shoesmith after the death of Baby Peter in London.”

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BBC News, 1st April 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

30-year rule on release of secret government papers cut to 20 years – The Guardian

“Secret government papers are to be released after a delay of 20 years in a change from the current 30-year rule, the Ministry of Justice announced yesterday (25 February).”

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The Guardian, 26th February 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Midgulf International Ltd v Groupe Chimique Tunisien – WLR Daily

Midgulf International Ltd v Groupe Chimique Tunisien [2010] EWCA Civ 66; [2010] WLR (D) 34

“Where the court had found that there was a valid contract governed by English law to conduct arbitration of disputes in England, it would be inappropriate for one party to the contract to seek a foreign court to declare that there was no such agreement and the English Court could restrain that party who had submitted to the jurisdiction of English court from instituting or continuing the action in the foreign court contrary to the arbitration agreement.”

WLR Daily, 11th February 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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

Panel to study Hillsborough tragedy files revealed – BBC News

“Seven members of a panel which will scrutinize files relating to the Hillsborough tragedy have been named.”

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BBC News, 26th January 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Secret document which implicated Blair Peach coroner withheld by Home Office – The Guardian

“Government officials withheld a document relating to the death of Blair Peach, the anti-fascist campaigner widely believed to have been killed by police in 1979, because they feared it would portray the coroner as biased and lend weight to calls for a public inquiry.”

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The Guardian, 22nd January 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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