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Justice Secretary warning over ECHR judgments – The Independent

“The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has been ‘rather too ready to substitute its own judgment for that of national courts’, the Justice Secretary said today.”

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The Independent, 26th April 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Court results put on Twitter by West Midlands Police – BBC News

“Results from cases heard at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court are being put on Twitter by West Midlands Police.”

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BBC News, 19th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Community trade mark court rulings should apply across the EU, ECJ rules – OUT-LAW.com

“Rulings by Community trade mark courts should in most cases apply across the EU and not just in the country in which they were made, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has said.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 13th April 2011

Source: www.out-law.com

Politicians to blame for human rights rulings, says judge – Daily Telegraph

“Politicians should stop criticising human rights ruling as they are to blame for tying the hands of courts, the country’s most senior judge signalled yesterday.”

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Daily Telegraph, 29th March 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Master of the rolls to judges: keep your judgments simple – The Guardian

“Judges should avoid making judgments that are ‘readable by few, comprehendible by fewer still’, said Lord Neuberger in a speech on open justice last week. With a nod to Gilbert and Sullivan’s accessible opera he offered Lord Atkin’s decision in Donoghue v Stevenson as ‘a very model of a modern major judgment’. The case, decided by the House of Lords in 1932, features a decomposed snail in a bottle of ginger beer and is known to every lawyer in the land: it sets out, in clear terms, the scope of the law of negligence.”

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The Guardian, 23rd March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Open Justice Unbound? – Speech by Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury

Open Justice Unbound? (PDF)

Speech by Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, Master of the Rolls

Judicial Studies Board Annual Lecture, 16th March 2011

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Full judgment: Attorney general v Associated Newspapers and News Group Newspapers – The Guardian

“Read the judgment from the high court finding the Mail Online and Sun Online guilty of contempt after publishing online image of accused man with pistol during murder trial.”

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The Guardian, 3rd March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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