Ex police officer Matthew Cherry jailed for unborn baby attack – BBC News

Posted September 7th, 2012 in assault, domestic violence, grievous bodily harm, news, sentencing by tracey

“A former Dorset police officer has been jailed for 10 years for repeatedly punching his pregnant ex girlfriend in the abdomen to bring on a miscarriage.”

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BBC News, 7th September 2012

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Bogus blogger who posed as Met police officer jailed – The Independent

Posted September 7th, 2012 in fraud, news, possession of false identity documents, sentencing by tracey

“A fantasist who blogged about his experiences as a police officer during last summer’s London riots was today jailed for five years.”

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The Independent, 7th September 2012

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BSB chastised over ‘bad’ misconduct findings – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted September 7th, 2012 in barristers, disciplinary procedures, news, professional conduct, tribunals by tracey

“The first barrister to set up a legal disciplinary practice has overturned her convictions for breaching Bar Standards Board codes on conducting litigation in a public access case.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 6th September 2012

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted September 7th, 2012 in legislation by tracey

The Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2012

The Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2012

The Local Authorities (Capital Finance and Accounting) (England) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2012

The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (No. 2) (England) Order 2012

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Keyu and others v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and Secretary of State for Defence – WLR Daily

Posted September 7th, 2012 in human rights, inquiries, law reports, ministers' powers and duties by tracey

Keyu and others v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and Secretary of State for Defence: [2012] EWHC 2445(Admin) ;   [2012] WLR (D)  261

“There was no duty under article 2 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms on the Secretary of State to conduct an inquiry into deaths occurring before the Convention was adopted and the United Kingdom acceded to the Convention. Likewise because there was no common law right to an inquiry no duty arose under customary international humanitarian law.”

WLR Daily, 4th September 2012

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Wilkinson v Fitzgerald and Churchill Insurance Company Ltd; Evans v Cockayne and Equity Claims Ltd, Secretary of State for Transport intervening – WLR Daily

Posted September 7th, 2012 in EC law, insurance, law reports, negligence, road traffic by tracey

Wilkinson v Fitzgerald and Churchill Insurance Company Ltd: Evans v Cockayne and Equity Claims Ltd, Secretary of State for Transport intervening: [2012] EWCA Civ 1166: [2012] WLR (D)  260

“Where an insured driver permitted an uninsured driver to use his motor vehicle in which he then was injured as a passenger, the insured as passenger was entitled to receive sums from a judgment against the negligent driver and would not automatically be excluded from the benefit of his compulsory insurance, but any recovery by the insurer in respect of that judgment must be proportionate and determined on the basis of the circumstances of the case.”

WLR daily, 24th August 2012

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Rahman and Others v Secretary of State for the Home Department – WLR Daily

Posted September 7th, 2012 in EC law, families, freedom of movement, immigration, law reports by tracey

Rahman and Others v Secretary of State for the Home Department: Case C-83/11;   [2012] WLR (D)  259

“Member states of the EU were not required to grant every application for entry or residence submitted by family members of a Union citizen who did not fall under the definition in article 2(2) of Parliament and Council Directive 2004/38/EC of 29 April 2004 , even if they showed, in accordance with article 10(2), that they were dependants of that citizen. It was, however, incumbent upon the member states to ensure that their legislation contained criteria which enabled those persons to obtain a decision on their application for entry and residence that was founded on an extensive examination of their personal circumstances and, in the event of refusal, was justified by reasons.”

WLR Daily, 5th September 2012

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In re Euromaster Ltd – WLR Daily

Posted September 7th, 2012 in administrators, insolvency, law reports, time limits by tracey

In re Euromaster Ltd: [2012] EWHC 2356 (Ch);   [2012] WLR (D)  258

“If the appointment of an administrator was made in breach of the restriction in paragraph 28(2) of Schedule B1 to the Insolvency Act 1986, the appointment was irregular, but valid. In the case of an irregular (as opposed to a void) appointment of administrators the position was governed by rule 7.55 of the Insolvency Rules 1986.”

WLR Daily, 10th August 2012

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Command Papers – official-documents.gov.uk

Posted September 7th, 2012 in parliamentary papers by tracey

Government response to the House of Commons Health Select Committee first report of session 2012-13: education, training and workforce planning, Cm 8435 (PDF)

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Widow jailed for harassing hospital managers over death of husband – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 7th, 2012 in harassment, hospital orders, news, restraining orders, sentencing by tracey

“A widow who subjected a hospital manger to a stalking ordeal during a campaign of revenge following the death of her husband has been jailed.”

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Daily Telegraph, 6th September 2012

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Fewer youths jailed for knife crimes – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 7th, 2012 in news, offensive weapons, sentencing, statistics, young offenders by tracey

“Youths caught carrying knives are less likely to be jailed than a year ago, official figures have shown, putting immediate pressure on the new Justice Secretary to make sentences tougher.”

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Daily Telegraph, 7th September 2012

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Briton launches prosecution against terror suspects to prevent extradition – The Guardian

Posted September 7th, 2012 in extradition, news, private prosecutions, terrorism by tracey

“A Newcastle businessman who opposes Britain’s extradition agreement with the US has begun a private prosecution against two British terror suspects to prevent them being tried in America.”

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The Guardian, 6th September 2012

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Judge who said burglary needed ‘courage’ to be investigated – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 7th, 2012 in burglary, complaints, disciplinary procedures, judges, news by tracey

“A judge who said burglary needed ‘a huge amount of courage” will be investigated after members of the public contacted the Office for Judicial Complaints to vent their anger at his remarks.”

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Daily Telegraph, 6th September 2012

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Watchdog rejects Prince Harry photo inquiry – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 7th, 2012 in media, news, privacy, royal family by tracey

“The press watchdog announced that it would not be ‘appropriate’ to investigate The Sun’s publication of photographs of a naked Prince Harry because it could breach his privacy.”

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Daily Telegraph, 6th September 2012

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