Bamber challenges whole-life tariffs in European court – BBC News

Posted February 26th, 2011 in human rights, murder, news, rehabilitation, sentencing by sally

“Jeremy Bamber and two other killers are to ask the European Court of Human Rights to rule on whole-life sentences.”

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BBC News, 26th February 2011

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Government relaxes Bribery Act – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 26th, 2011 in bribery, legislation, Ministry of Justice, news, standards by sally

“The Government has bowed to pressure from business and relaxed key elements of the Bribery Act.”

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Daily Telegraph, 26th February 2011

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted February 26th, 2011 in legislation by sally

The Horserace Betting and Olympic Lottery Act 2004 (Commencement No.4) Order 2011

The Reporting of Prices of Milk Products (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

The Air Traffic Services (Exemption) Order 2011

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

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BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted February 26th, 2011 in law reports by sally

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Ahmed & Anor v R [2011] EWCA Crim 184 (25 February 2011)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Ricky Edwards-Tubb v JD Wetherspoon Plc [2011] EWCA Civ 136 (25 February 2011)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Aviva Insurance Ltd v Brown [2011] EWHC 362 (QB) (25 February 2011)

Locke v Stuart & Anor [2011] EWHC 399 (QB) (25 February 2011)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Moneim v General Medical Council [2011] EWHC 327 (Admin) (25 February 2011)

Nagiub v General Medical Council [2011] EWHC 366 (Admin) (25 February 2011)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Antonio Gramsci Shipping Corp & Ors v Stepanovs [2011] EWHC 333 (Comm) (25 February 2011)

Source: www.bailii.org

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Guardian Focus podcast: The indefinite detention of foreign prisoners – The Guardian

Posted February 26th, 2011 in deportation, detention, human rights, immigration, podcasts by sally

“Hundreds of foreign prisoners are held indefinitely after they have served their criminal sentences. Harriet Grant investigates.”

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The Guardian, 25th February 2011

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