Law Lords block police bid to stop critical mass cyclists – The Independent

Posted November 26th, 2008 in news, police, public order by sally

“Police attempts to outlaw the monthly Critical Mass cycle ride through the streets of London unless its route was notified in advance were blocked by the Law Lords today.”

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The Independent, 26th November 2008

Source: www.independent.co.uk

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BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted November 26th, 2008 in law reports by sally

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Stannard & Ors, R v [2008] EWCA Crim 2789 (26 November 2008)

Cockayne & Ors, R v [2008] EWCA Crim 2790 (26 November 2008)

Source: www.bailii.org

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Reforming adult social care legislation – Law Commission

Posted November 26th, 2008 in news, social services by sally

“A project to review the law relating to the provision of adult social care in England and Wales.”

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Law Commission, 26th November 2008

Source: www.lawcom.gov.uk

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House of Lords Judgments: What’s New?

Posted November 26th, 2008 in law reports by sally

Kay (Fc) V Commissioner of The Police of The Metropolis Appellate Committee [2008] UKHL 69 (26 November 2008)

R (On The Application of Jl) V Secretary of State For Justice Appellate Committee [2008] UKHL 68 (26 November 2008)

Source: www.parliament.uk

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New offence of possession of extreme pornographic images – Ministry of Justice

Posted November 26th, 2008 in news, pornography by sally

“The Criminal Justice and immigration Act 2008 introduces a new offence, in England, Wales and Northern Ireland of the possession of extreme pornographic images.”

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Ministry of Justice, 26th November 2008

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Regina v Doody – Times Law Reports

Posted November 26th, 2008 in delay, juries, law reports, rape by sally

Regina v Doody

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“Where a defendant raised delay to undermine the credibility of a complainant in a rape case, an appropriate warning to the jury was necessary to ensure fairness to the complainant. ”

The Times, 26th November 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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Regina v Moulden – Times Law Reports

Posted November 26th, 2008 in confiscation, indictments, law reports, proceeds of crime by sally

Regina v Moulden

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“The words ‘proceedings before the crown court’ in section 6(2)(a) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 meant proceedings under a single indictment. The expression did not cover everything, in whatever form, before the court on the date when sentence was to be imposed.”

The Times, 26th November 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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In re M (a Child) (Family proceedings: Immigration) and In re N (a Child) (Family proceedings: Immigration) – Times Law Report

Posted November 26th, 2008 in children, family courts, immigration, law reports, legal profession by sally

In re M (a Child) (Family proceedings: Immigration) and In re N (a Child) (Family proceedings: Immigration)

Family Division

“Practitioners in family proceedings representing a parent who was also involved in some other relevant matter such as an immigration or housing dispute or criminal case had an ongoing duty to remain au courant with those other issues.”

The Times, 26th November 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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Lord Mandelson will force banks to open their coffers – The Times

Posted November 26th, 2008 in banking, news by sally

“Banks face legal action if they refuse to resume lending amid dire warnings of a mortgage drought that will bring further misery to homeowners.”

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The Times, 26th November 2008

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Tarique Ghaffur, Britain’s most senior Asian policeman, settles racism case – The Times

Posted November 26th, 2008 in news, police, race discrimination by sally

“Britain’s most senior Asian policeman has agreed to a six-figure out-of-court settlement after accusing Sir Ian Blair of being a racist.”

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The Times, 26th November 2008

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Sexual stimulation ‘not in lap dancing business plan’ – The Guardian

Posted November 26th, 2008 in news, sex establishments by sally

“Lap dancing club owners yesterday tried to fight off an expected government clampdown on their burgeoning industry by telling MPs that sexual stimulation was ‘contrary to our business plan’.”

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The Guardian, 26th November 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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WI enlisted in fight against prostitution – The Independent

Posted November 26th, 2008 in news, prostitution by sally

“Harriet Harman was accused of stepping up a ‘witch-hunt’ against sex workers yesterday after she called on members of the Women’s Institute to monitor the small ads in local newspapers – and report those they believe are advertising the services of people trafficked and forced into prostitution.”

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The Independent, 26th November 2008

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Green light for care law overhaul – The Guardian

Posted November 26th, 2008 in news, social services by sally

“Ministers are giving the go-ahead for a fundamental reform of the ‘perplexing’ law governing adult social care in England and Wales, pulling together more than 30 acts of parliament passed over 60 years.”

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The Guardian, 26th November 2008

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Review to examine daughter rapes – BBC News

Posted November 26th, 2008 in incest, news, rape by sally

“An independent review is to investigate the contact agencies had with the victims of a man who raped his two daughters over a period of years.”

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BBC News, 26th November 2008

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Call for tougher laws on alcohol – The Independent

Posted November 26th, 2008 in alcohol abuse, news by sally

“Drinks firms should be forced to post warnings on alcohol ads as part of wide-ranging measures to cut binge drinking, the Government’s official drugs advisers have warned.”

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The Independent, 26th November 2008

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Sharia law should be introduced into legal system, says leading barrister – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 26th, 2008 in islamic law, news by sally

“A leading barrister has said that Sharia law should be incorporated into the English legal system, it has been reported.”

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Daily Telegraph, 26th November 2008

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