Archive for the 'fingerprints' Category

Schools to be banned from fingerprinting without parental consent – Daily Telegraph

“Schools are to be banned from fingerprinting children without their parent’s consent as part of a raft of measures to restore civil liberties, The Daily Telegraph can disclose.”

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Daily Telegraph, 10th February 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Fingerprint identification evidence questioned by senior judge – Daily Telegraph

“A senior judge has raised concerns over fingerprint evidence used in criminal trials, warning that it rests on ‘assumptions’ that have never been scientifically proven.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th November 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Palm print led to arrest of teenage rapist 25 years later, court hears – The Guardian

“A teenager who raped a woman in her home and forced her flatmate to join in the abuse was caught by his palm print 25 years later, a court heard today.”

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The Guardian, 7th September 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Hampshire couple fined after dumping lizards in hedge – BBC News

“A couple who dumped five pet bearded dragons in bin bags have both been fined £1,113.”

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BBC News, 3rd September 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man who threatened to kill Cheryl Cole jailed – Daily Telegraph

“A man who threatened to kill singer Cheryl Cole and blow up a football stadium has been jailed for two years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 6th August 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Regina (GC) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis; Regina (C) v Same – WLR Daily

Regina (GC) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis; Regina (C) v Same [2010] WLR (D) 193

“When it was not possible to reconcile a decision of the House of Lords in relation to the proportionality and legitimacy of the indefinite retention on the United Kingdom’s Police National Computer of biometric data obtained in the course of criminal investigations with a subsequent holding by the European Court of Human Rights that the policy was unlawful, the doctrine of precedent and legal certainty demanded that the Divisional Court should follow the decision of the House of Lords, notwithstanding that both the previous government and the newly elected government of the United Kingdom had signalled their intention to amend the relevant legislation.”

WLR Daily, 19th July 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.

Crime and Security Act 2010

Crime and Security Act 2010 published

Full text of Act (PDF)

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Warning over pupil fingerprinting – BBC News

“Many schools are fingerprinting pupils without parents’ permission, teachers have warned.”

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BBC News, 29th March 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Police will use new device to take fingerprints in street – The Guardian

“Civil rights campaigners say images must not be added to databases.”

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The Guardian, 27th October 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

ID card scheme faces new hurdle – The Guardian

“The national identity card scheme faces fresh problems following a warning from the government’s top scientific advisers that the quality of fingerprints from 4 million people aged over 75 may be too poor to be used to prove their identity.”

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The Guardian, 15th August 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Woman wrongly branded a violent alcoholic must give fingerprints, says CRB – Daily Telegraph

“A woman wrongly branded a violent alcoholic and drug addict by the Criminal Records Bureau has been told she will have to allow police to take her fingerprints if she wants to clear her name.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th July 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

BAA told to scrap fingerprint plan for Terminal 5 travellers – The Times

“BAA has climbed down over plans to fingerprint passengers at Heathrow’s new fifth terminal after the privacy watchdog said the move may be illegal.”

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The Times, 27th March 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Privacy alarm over fingerprinting at Heathrow’s fifth terminal – The Times

“BAA and the Government are at odds over plans to fingerprint passengers at Heathrow’s new fifth terminal. The Home Office denies having told the Spanish-owned airport operator to use fingerprinting as an extra security measure and the privacy watchdog says that the plan may be illegal.”

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The Times, 24th March 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

10-finger exercise for ID cards – The Guardian

“The government expects to take and record all 10 fingerprints from people receiving identity cards, the head of the ID card scheme revealed yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 10th August 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Schools to fingerprint infants – Daily Telegraph

“Children as young as five can be fingerprinted at school without their parents’ consent under plans unveiled yesterday.”

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Daily Telegraph, 24th July 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Fingerprinting and eye scans for children as young as five – The Independent

“Schools are to get the go-ahead to fingerprint pupils as young as five, in new measures to be approved by the Government.”

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The Independent, 17th June 2007

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Reid admits the police cannot take prints from terror suspects – The Times

“Police are not allowed to take fingerprints or DNA samples from terrorism suspects held under control orders because of a loophole in antiterrorism laws, it emerged yesterday.”

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The Times, 8th June 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk


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