Tweet success awaits the savvy lawyer – The Guardian

Posted September 22nd, 2010 in internet, legal profession, news by sally

“The social networking and microblogging service has much to offer the legal practitioner. Time to jump in.”

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The Guardian, 21st September 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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Dog-owner prevented from finding microchipped pet under Data Protection Act – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 22nd, 2010 in data protection, dogs, news by sally

“A man who had his dog microchipped before it was stolen cannot be told of its location because of data protection laws.”

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd September 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

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BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted September 22nd, 2010 in law reports by sally

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Hai, R. v [2010] EWCA Crim 2020 (21 September 2010)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Coedbach Action Team Ltd v Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change [2010] EWHC 2312 (Admin) (16 September 2010)

Source: www.bailii.org

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Call for Evidence – Family Justice Review – Ministry of Justice

Posted September 22nd, 2010 in consultations, family courts, Ministry of Justice, news by sally

“The Call for Evidence for the Family Justice Review closes on 30 September – so just a few days left for people to provide feedback about the way the system can be improved.”

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Ministry of Justice, 22nd September 2010

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Sentence doubled for corrupt PC – The Independent

Posted September 22nd, 2010 in corruption, drug offences, news, police, sentencing by sally

“A corrupt police officer who conspired with a drug dealer had his three-year jail sentence doubled at the Court of Appeal today.”

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The Independent, 21st September 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

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Legal fights to keep home care for Alzheimer’s woman – BBC News

Posted September 22nd, 2010 in care homes, judicial review, news, social services by sally

“A Cornwall woman’s family is challenging a ruling by the NHS to send her to a nursing home or get agency carers because she has Alzheimer’s.”

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BBC News, 21st September 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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Knife killer jailed for life – The Independent

Posted September 22nd, 2010 in murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

“A knife killer was jailed for life today in what is thought to be the first case to be dealt with under tough new sentencing powers.”

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The Independent, 21st September 2010

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Baby P mother denied inquest representation funding – BBC News

Posted September 22nd, 2010 in inquests, legal aid, legal representation, news by sally

“Baby Peter’s mother and her boyfriend have been denied public funding to be represented at any resumed inquest into the child’s death.”

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BBC News, 21st September 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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