Lee Rigby internet troll spared jail – BBC News

‘An internet troll who claimed the murder of Lee Rigby was a conspiracy has been spared jail.’
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BBC News, 27th August 2015

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Malicious use of intimate images : the problem and some practical and legal remedies – Family Law Week

Posted August 7th, 2015 in harassment, injunctions, malicious communications, news, pornography by tracey

‘Ariel Ricci, barrister at Coram Chambers, Julie Pinborough, Founder and Director of the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre and Frances Ridout, Deputy Director of the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre consider the growing problem of “revenge pornography”.’

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Family Law Week, 31st July 2015

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Revenge porn: ‘We need a second law to stop porn sites escaping justice’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 4th, 2015 in burden of proof, civil justice, crime, harassment, internet, news, pornography, victims by sally

‘The Government needs to introduce a second civil law to tackle revenge porn – because the current criminal law does not go far enough to help victims – according to a specialist in the field.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th August 2015

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High Court rejects attempt to unseat Nadine Dorries after legal documents sent to wrong address – The Independent

Posted July 31st, 2015 in documents, elections, harassment, news by sally

‘An attempt to unseat the Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has been thrown out by the High Court after two judges ruled that legal documents informing her of the action were sent to the wrong address.’

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The Independent, 30th July 2015

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Neighbours from hell: Damages for residual diminution in value – New Square Chambers

Posted July 28th, 2015 in appeals, damages, harassment, news, nuisance, trespass, valuation by sally

‘The recent decision of the Court of Appeal in Raymond v Young [2015] EWCA Civ 456 concerned the principles to be applied when considering what damages to award to property owners who were the victims of shocking harassment, trespass and nuisance conducted by their neighbours over a period of several years.’

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New Square Chambers, 26th May 2015

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Revenge porn victims include pensioner in 60s and girls as young as 11 – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 16th, 2015 in harassment, news, pornography, victims by tracey

‘Victims of revenge porn have ranged from a pensioner in her 60s and girls as young as 11, according to the latest police figures.’

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Daily Telegraph, 16th July 2015

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Army head condemns ‘unacceptable’ sexual harassment – BBC News

Posted July 13th, 2015 in armed forces, complaints, harassment, news, sexual offences, statistics, women by tracey

‘Army chief General Sir Nick Carter says the level of sexual harassment being faced by female soldiers is “totally unacceptable”. In a survey commissioned by the Army, almost 40% of servicewomen said they had received unwanted comments of a sexual nature in the past year.’

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BBC News, 12th July 2015

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Alison Morrison murder: Trevor Gibbon jailed for 28 years – BBC News

Posted July 1st, 2015 in complaints, harassment, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who murdered his neighbour in “a merciless act of vengeance” after a campaign of harassment has been jailed for 28 years.’

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BBC News, 30th June 2015

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Judge’s Instagram ruling a ‘practical solution’ to problems of online anonymity, says expert – OUT-LAW.com

‘A judge’s decision to allow a man experiencing alleged harassment over the internet to serve legal claims to the person accused of the activity via Instagram “appears to be a practical solution” to the issue of online anonymity, an expert has said.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 26th June 2015

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Chrissy Chambers: YouTube star launches legal bid against ex-boyfriend who posted sex video online – The Independent

Posted June 4th, 2015 in crime, damages, harassment, news, pornography, privacy by sally

‘An American YouTube star who claims her British ex-boyfriend posted a secret video of them having sex online is launching complex legal bid for damages and criminal prosecution in the UK courts.’

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The Independent, 4th June 2015

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Lindsay Lohan fan faces jail for harassing celebrity haunt booking manager – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 2nd, 2015 in criminal damage, harassment, news, stalking by sally

‘Daniel Voderwulbecke, who was cleared of stalking Lindsay Lohan, is convicted of harassing a bookings manager at the Chiltern Firehouse.’

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Daily Telegraph, 29th May 2015

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I wish I could pass a longer jail term, judge tells stalker – Daily Telegraph

‘Judge speaks of frustration at only being able to jail a stalker, who drove female GP to a mental breakdown, for five years.’

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Daily Telegraph, 26th May 2015

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Victims of disability hate crime are still being let down, report claims – The Guardian

‘Victims of disability hate crimes are being failed by police, prosecutors and the probation service, according to a report by inspectors.’

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The Guardian, 21st May 2015

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Student sues Oxford over handling of rape complaints – The Guardian

Posted May 8th, 2015 in complaints, harassment, news, rape, sexual offences, statistics, universities, women by tracey

‘A former Oxford student is launching a legal challenge against the university’s policy on investigating complaints of rape and sexual assault. Elizabeth Ramey, who has chosen to waive her right to anonymity, reported an alleged assault in 2011. There was a police investigation but no prosecution followed because of evidential problems.’

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The Guardian, 7th May 2015

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Banker who won tribunal after being dubbed ‘Crazy Miss Cokehead’ warns others against taking legal action – Daily Telegraph

‘A banker awarded £3.2 million for sexual harassment after being nicknamed “Crazy Miss Cokehead” and “Miss Bonkers” by bullying male colleagues has described her tribunal as “hell” and cautioned other victims thinking of pursuing a similar claim.’

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Daily Telegraph, 30th April 2015

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Gloucestershire police criticised by watchdog over murder of Hollie Gazzard – The Guardian

Posted May 1st, 2015 in complaints, domestic violence, harassment, murder, news, police, stalking by tracey

‘Gloucestershire’s police force has been criticised by the police watchdog over its handling of a young woman’s complaints about her violent former boyfriend days before she was brutally murdered as she worked in a hair salon.’

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The Guardian, 30th April 2015

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Stalking victim warns of legal loophole – BBC News

Posted April 30th, 2015 in civil justice, criminal justice, defamation, harassment, news, stalking, victims by sally

‘Stalkers must be stopped from using a loophole in the legal system to harass their targets, a victim has said.’

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BBC News, 29th April 2015

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TV ‘exposure’ of Scientology halted by UK libel law split – The Guardian

‘Plans to broadcast HBO’s Church of Scientology exposé, Going Clear, have been shelved by Sky Atlantic in a virtual repeat of events two years ago, when UK publishers abandoned publication of the book on which the hard-hitting new TV documentary is based.’

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The Guardian, 18th April 2015

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Penelope Mellor given restraining order after stalking campaigner Shy Keenan – BBC News

Posted April 17th, 2015 in harassment, internet, news, restraining orders by sally

‘A woman who stalked an anti-child abuse campaigner by “bombarding” her with Twitter messages has been given a restraining order for five years.’

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BBC News, 18th April 2015

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Military historian jailed for exposing himself to farmer overturns restraining order – Daily Telegraph

‘Military historian Kenneth Ward who was jailed in 2011 for exposing himself to a female neighbour is told he can move back to his former home after a restraining order is relaxed.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th April 2015

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