Archive for the 'self-defence' Category

Road rage killer Kenneth Noye loses appeal – The Independent

“Road rage killer Kenneth Noye lost an appeal against his murder conviction today.”

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The Independent, 22nd March 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Burglar shot by householder got ‘summary justice’ rules judge – Daily Telegraph

“A burglar shot by a man defending his home was told by a judge that he had just received summary justice.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th February 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Soldier fight death case dropped – BBC News

“A man accused of attacking a soldier who later died in hospital from serious head injuries has had the charges against him dropped.”

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BBC News, 17th August 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Nurse convicted of killing wife in Southport – BBC News

“A nurse who strangled his wife and tried to make it look as though she died in an accident has been found guilty of her murder.”

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BBC News, 10th August 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

IPCC clears G20 protest sergeant Delroy Smellie – BBC News

“A police officer accused of striking a woman with a baton at a G20 protest has been cleared by the Independent Police Complaints Commission.”

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BBC News, 17th June 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Minister plays down quick change to self-defence law – BBC News

“There will be no swift law change to give people greater rights to defend themselves against burglars, Justice Minister Nick Herbert has suggested.”

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BBC News, 6th June 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Regina v Y (A) – WLR Daily

Regina v Y (A) [2010] EWCA Crim 762;  [2010] WLR (D) 112

“Where a person possessed information likely to be useful to a terrorist within the meaning of s 58(1) of the Terrorism Act 2000, the fact that the possession was for the purpose of lawful self-defence which was solely defensive was capable of amounting to the statutory defence of reasonable excuse under s 58(3) of the 2000 Act, to an offence of possession under s 58(1).”

WLR Daily, 6th May 2010

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.


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