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


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