Lords to hear ‘lotto rapist’ compensation case – The Times

Posted November 1st, 2007 in compensation, news, rape by sally

“A woman will go to the House of Lords today to seek compensation from the man who tried to rape her out of his winnings from the National Lottery.”

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The Times, 1st November 2007

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Daily Telegraph Law Reports, 31st October 2007

Posted November 1st, 2007 in law reports by sally

Evans v Kosmar Villa Holidays Plc

Kostic v Chaplin & Others

Negus v Baghouse

Somerville v Scottish Ministers

Grundy v British Airways Plc

Poole & Others v HM Treasury

Daily Telegraph, 31st October 2007

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Children working illegally as businesses flout the law – The Times

Posted November 1st, 2007 in children, employment, news by sally

“Most schoolchildren who have Saturday jobs or deliver newspapers in the morning are working illegally, according to a study.”

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The Times, 1st November 2007

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The Serious Crime Bill receives Royal Assent – Home Office

Posted November 1st, 2007 in bills, crime, police, press releases by sally

“The Serious Crime Bill has received Royal Assent today (30 October), providing police with strong powers to crack down on serious crime.”

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Home Office press release, 30th October 2007

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Paedophile ‘being a danger isn’t an offence’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 1st, 2007 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences prevention orders by sally

“A judge has been accused of putting children at risk for refusing to jail a predatory paedophile because ‘being a danger isn’t an offence’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 1st November 2007

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Gay couple adoption appeal lost – BBC News

Posted November 1st, 2007 in adoption, appeals, homosexuality, magistrates, news by sally

“An ex-magistrate who says he was forced to resign because he would not place children for adoption with gay couples has lost his appeal.”

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BBC News, 31st October 2007

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Judge hits out at ‘perverse’ gun society – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 1st, 2007 in firearms, homicide, news, young offenders by sally

“A judge attacked as ‘perverse’ the way sections of modern society view guns as he jailed a mother and her teenage son over the fatal shooting of the woman’s 12-year-old daughter.”

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Daily Telegraph, 1st November 2007

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Lords consider Lotto rapist case – BBC News

Posted November 1st, 2007 in compensation, news, rape, time limits by sally

“The Law Lords are to decide whether a victim of a rapist who won millions on the lottery can sue him.”

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BBC News, 1st November 2007

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Lord Falconer ‘plans to sue Gordon Brown for bigger pension’ – The Times

Posted November 1st, 2007 in lord chancellor, news, pensions by sally

“Lord Falconer’s pension row deepened last night with reports that he is planning to sue the Prime Minister over his refusal to allow him to claim a six-figure sum.”

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The Times, 1st November 2007

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Jurors consider De Menezes verdict – The Guardian

Posted November 1st, 2007 in firearms, health & safety, juries, news, police by sally

“A jury today (31 October) retired to consider its verdict in the trial of the Metropolitan police over the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes.”

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The Guardian, 31st October 2007

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Curfews for terror suspects should not exceed 12 hours, law lords rule – The Times

Posted November 1st, 2007 in control orders, news, terrorism by sally

“The controversial regime of control orders, which restricts the day-to-day activities of terrorist suspects, was watered down by the law lords yesterday, but they ruled that overall the system was legally sound.”

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The Times, 1st November 2007

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Lords back terror law orders on suspects, but give them new rights – The Guardian

Posted November 1st, 2007 in control orders, news, terrorism by sally

“Britain’s highest court gave broad legal backing yesterday to the government’s controversial control order regime for terror suspects. But the House of Lords also created important new rights for the accused to know the thrust of the case against them.”

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The Guardian, 1st November 2007

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Judge rejects deportation plea over head’s killer – The Guardian

Posted November 1st, 2007 in deportation, murder, news by sally

“Learco Chindamo, the killer of headteacher Philip Lawrence, cannot be deported to Italy when he is released from jail, a senior high court judge confirmed yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 1st November 2007

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Police ordered to destroy decades-old petty crime records – The Independent

Posted November 1st, 2007 in criminal records, news, police, young offenders by sally

“Four police forces in England and Wales have been ordered to destroy criminal records of minor offences committed by teenagers who have gone on to lead unblemished adult lives but claim they are still being punished for their past misdemeanours.”

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The Independent, 1st November 2007

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Lords rule that credit card protection applies abroad – The Times

Posted November 1st, 2007 in consumer credit, consumer protection, news by sally

“Consumers who buy faulty goods or services abroad will be entitled to a refund from their credit card company, after a landmark legal judgment yesterday.”

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The Times, 1st November 2007

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