Archive for the 'intimidation' Category

Berezovsky v Abramovich – WLR Daily

Berezovsky v Abramovich [2011] EWCA Civ 153; [2011] WLR (D) 59

“A claimant who applied for permission to amend his particulars of claim by reframing the loss allegedly suffered as a result of the commission of a tort was not seeking to make a new claim involving the addition or substitution of a new cause of action within the meaning of section 35 of the Limitation Act 1980.”

WLR Daily, 25th February 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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

Regina v Twomey and others (No 2) – WLR Daily

Regina v Twomey and others (No 2) [2011] EWCA Crim 8; [2011] WLR (D) 10

“The question whether a trial should proceed as a trial by judge and jury or trial by judge alone was concerned exclusively with the mode of trial, and the process of deciding whether the guilt of the defendant was established was entirely distinct from the question of how the tribunal responsible for making that decision was constituted.”

WLR Daily, 21st January 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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

Bolton firebomb threat man bailed and on the run again – BBC News

“Prosecutors are under fire for not challenging the bail of a man who admitted witness intimidation only for him to go on the run for a second time.”

Full story

BBC News, 28th June 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man jailed for brutal drug murder – The Independent

“A drug addict was sentenced to life in prison today for murdering a ‘vulnerable’ and ‘much loved’ father-of-three in a ‘vicious and brutal’ attack.”

Full story

The Independent, 13th May 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Heathrow robbery trial breaks with 400-year tradition of trial by jury – The Guardian

“The first criminal trial without a jury to take place in England and Wales in more than 400 years begins on Tuesday after lawyers’ legal challenges were exhausted.”

Full story

The Guardian, 10th January 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Prison psychologist ‘found dismembered Barbie dolls by her car’ – Daily Telegraph

“A prison psychologist found dismembered Barbie dolls lying next to her car as part of a campaign of intimidation to drive her out of her job, a tribunal has heard.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 8th December 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Regina v Twomey (John); Regina v Blake (Peter); Regina v Cameron (Glen); Regina v Hibberd (Barry) – Times Law Reports

Regina v Twomey (John); Regina v Blake (Peter); Regina v Cameron (Glen); Regina v Hibberd (Barry)

Court of Appeal

“A defendant’s right to a fair trial was not prejudiced by holding a criminal trial without a jury, where the danger of jury tampering was very significant and was not sufficiently addressed by proposed protective measures.”

The Times, 25th June 2009

Source; www.timesonline.co.uk


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