Archive for the 'perjury' Category

Maid loses compensation claim over ‘malicious lies’ – The Independent

“A maid who accused her wealthy employers of treating her like a slave lost her compensation claim after being found to have told ‘malicious lies.’ ”

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The Independent, 5th November 2010

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Couple jailed over sham marriage in Lancashire – BBC News

“The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has said it is committed to tackling sham marriages after a couple were jailed for staging a ceremony in Lancashire.”

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BBC News, 15th September 2010

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Bloody Sunday: Prosecutors say soldiers may face perjury charges – The Guardian

“State prosecutors in Northern Ireland and England confirmed tonight that they were considering prosecuting British soldiers for perjury in the light of the Saville inquiry’s conclusion that they lied about their role on Bloody Sunday.”

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The Guardian, 16th June 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Regina v Cooper (John) – WLR Daily

“Where a defendant was charged with perjury, he could not be convicted solely on the evidence of a witness who relied on business records which he had prepared himself and which did not therefore represent independent evidence.”
WLR Daily, 7th May 2010

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

Man who tried to ‘sell’ sister to Chinese man jailed – BBC News

“A man who admitted trying to ‘sell’ his vulnerable sister into a sham marriage as part of a Chinese immigration scam has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 9th February 2010

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GCHQ man, Neil McLellan, faces jail sentence after lying under oath – The Times

“A former employee of the GCHQ spy centre is facing jail for perjury and possession of a .44 Magnum revolver after being caught lying under oath.”

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The Times, 16th June 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Police officers to be charged over Cardiff Three case – The Times

“Fifteen people, including nine retired and three serving police officers, are to be charged with perverting the course of justice and perjury in connection with the murder of a young woman more than 20 years ago.”

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The Times, 4th March 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Menezes family lawyer calls for perjury probe – The Independent

“The police officers who claimed to have shouted warnings to Jean Charles de Menezes before he was shot dead should be investigated for possible perjury, a lawyer for the family said today.”

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The Independent, 12th December 2008

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Prison suicide inquiry could cast doubt on Lin Russell murder verdict – The Independent

“Detectives have launched an investigation into the death of a police and prison informant who was found hanged in his jail cell. The probe into Paul Day’s suicide, shortly after he told a solicitor he wished to retract false evidence he gave in a series of high-profile cases, including the 1996 murders of Lin and Megan Russell, raises the prospect of manslaughter charges and the possible unravelling of some major criminal cases.”

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The Independent, 1st June 2008

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Burrell not to face perjury probe – BBC News

“Princess Diana’s former butler, Paul Burrell, will not be investigated over allegations of perjury at the inquest into her death, Scotland Yard has said.”

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BBC News, 9th May 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

No Burrell probe during inquest – BBC News

“The Metropolitan police has said it will not launch a perjury investigation into ex-royal butler Paul Burrell until after the Princess Diana inquest concludes.”

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BBC News, 7th March 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Cinpres Gas Injection Ltd v Melea Ltd – Times Law Reports

Cinpres Gas Injection Ltd v Melea Ltd

Court of Appeal

“Perjury by a witness who had common cause with one of the parties in proceedings could be sufficient to have the judgment set aside as having been obtained by fraud.”

The Times, 29th February 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Cinpres Gas Injection Ltd v Melea Ltd – WLR Daily

Cinpres Gas Injection Ltd v Melea Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 9; [2008] WLR (D) 19

“Where an inventor who gave perjured evidence at the trial of his employer’s application for a patent had been more than a mere witness in those proceedings, his fraud should be treated as his employer’s fraud for the purposes of the fraud exception to the doctrine of res judicata.”

WLR Daily, 31st January 2008

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.

R v Miell – WLR Daily

R v Miell [2007] EWCA Crim 3130; [2007] WLR(D) 346

“In deciding whether to quash an acquittal, the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) had to form its own view as to whether the acquitted person’s subsequent guilty plea to perjury at his trial constituted compelling evidence that he had committed the offence charged.”

WLR Daily, 8th January 2008

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.

Regina v Miell – Times Law Reports

Regina v Miell

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“In deciding whether to quash an acquittal, the court had to form its own view as to whether the acquitted person’s subsequent plea of guilty to perjury at his trial was in fact compelling evidence that he had committed the offence charged.”

The Times, 4th January 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

US lawyers move to cut £55m in perks – The Times

“Lawyers acting for some of Britain’s largest pension funds yesterday sought to freeze the £55 million of bonuses and pension payments due to the former chief executive of BP.”

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The Times, 3rd May 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

‘Perjury’ threat for ex-BP boss – BBC News

“Former BP chief Lord John Browne [sic] may now face charges of perjury amid allegations that he lied to a court about a gay partner, reports say.”

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BBC News, 2nd May 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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