Dave Lee Travis to face retrial that includes new count of indecent assault – The Guardian

Posted July 28th, 2014 in news, retrials, sexual offences by sally

‘Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is to face a retrial for charges of sexual assault and indecent assault as well as a new count of indecent assault, a court heard today.’

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The Guardian, 25th July 2014

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Andy Coulson and Clive Goodman face re-trial – BBC News

‘Andy Coulson and Clive Goodman are to face a re-trial on a charge that they bought royal telephone directories from police officers.’

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BBC News, 30th June 2014

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Michael Piggin trial collapses after jury fails to reach verdicts – The Guardian

Posted June 2nd, 2014 in explosives, firearms, juries, news, retrials, young offenders by sally

‘A teenager accused of plotting a Columbine-inspired massacre at his former school in Loughborough has walked free from court after the collapse of his second trial.’

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The Guardian, 30th May 2014

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Constance Briscoe guilty of lying to police in Chris Huhne case – BBC News

Posted May 1st, 2014 in barristers, news, perverting the course of justice, retrials by sally

‘Barrister Constance Briscoe has been found guilty of lying to police probing former cabinet minister Chris Huhne’s speeding points case.’

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BBC News, 1st May 2014

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Kevin Bond’s traffic lights killer jailed again for murder – BBC News

Posted April 9th, 2014 in murder, news, retrials, sentencing by sally

‘A gunman has been jailed for life for the second time over the fatal shooting of a man at traffic lights in south Manchester.’

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BBC News, 8th April 2014

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A second bite of the cherry: Can a claimant bring a fresh claim having failed to obtain relief from sanctions? – Hardwicke Chambers

‘In the brave new world created by the Court of Appeal decision in Mitchell v Newsgroup Newspapers Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 1537, claimants whose claims have been struck out for failure to comply with a rule, practice direction or order are honing in on second actions as a way of bringing their litigation back to life. The threatened slew of professional negligence suits post-Mitchell could be avoided if lawyers subject to a Mitchell strike-out are able to placate their clients by simply re-issuing proceedings against the defendant.’

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Hardwicke Chambers, 13th March 2014

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Dave Lee Travis faces retrial over sexual assault allegations – The Guardian

Posted February 25th, 2014 in bail, news, retrials, sexual offences by sally

‘The former BBC Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis said he was living a nightmare after being told he will face a retrial over allegations he sexually assaulted two women.’

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The Guardian, 24th February 2014

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Dave Lee Travis retrial decision due – The Guardian

Posted February 24th, 2014 in assault, news, retrials, sexual offences by sally

‘Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis will learn on Monday whether he faces a retrial over allegations he sexually assaulted two women.’

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The Guardian, 24th February 2014

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Constance Briscoe faces retrial over alleged lying in Chris Huhne case – The Guardian

Posted February 3rd, 2014 in news, perverting the course of justice, retrials, road traffic offences by tracey

‘Jury fails to reach verdict after three-week trial of part-time judge accused of perverting course of justice in speeding points case.’

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The Guardian, 31st January 2014

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Teenager accused of planning repeat Columbine massacre faces retrial – The Independent

Posted November 20th, 2013 in explosives, learning difficulties, news, retrials, terrorism, weapons, young persons by sally

“A teenager accused of planning a ‘Columbine-style’ attack on his former school will face a re-trial after an Old Bailey jury were unable to reach verdicts on two terrorism charges.”

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The Independent, 20th November 2013

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Of Superglue and Residence – NearlyLegal

Posted November 7th, 2013 in evidence, housing, news, retrials, squatting, trespass by tracey

“A prosecution under s.144 LASPO that came unstuck.”

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NearlyLegal, 5th November 2013

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New Zealand businessman Mark Lundy set for retrial after 12 years in jail as he wins appeal in UK court over murder conviction

Posted October 8th, 2013 in evidence, murder, news, Privy Council, retrials by sally

“A businessman sentenced to life imprisonment for the murders of his wife and daughter in New Zealand had his conviction quashed by a British court today following the emergence of new evidence.”

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The Independent, 7th October 2013

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Sheffield pub death review calls rejected – BBC News

Posted August 9th, 2013 in assault, evidence, homicide, inquests, news, prosecutions, racism, retrials by sally

“No charges will be brought over the death of a man attacked in Sheffield unless ‘new and compelling evidence’ emerges, prosecutors have said.”

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BBC News, 8th August 2013

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Danny Nightingale avoids jail over possession of pistol and ammunition – The Guardian

“Ex-SAS sniper gets two-year suspended sentence for illegally possessing Glock 9mm and 300 rounds.”

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The Guardian, 25th July 2013

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Regulator sees case against iSoft collapse over missing file – The Guardian

Posted July 23rd, 2013 in company directors, documents, financial regulation, news, retrials by tracey

“The city regulator has suffered a huge blow to its reputation after one of its biggest financial crime cases, against four former company directors of iSoft, collapsed over a missing file.”

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The Guardian, 22nd July 2013

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The Murder Trial – Channel 4

Posted July 10th, 2013 in courts, murder, news, retrials, Scotland, video recordings by sally

“For the first time ever, remotely operated cameras have been placed inside a British criminal court to capture a murder trial in its entirety for this feature-length documentary.”

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Channel 4, 9th July 2013

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Danny Nightingale guilty of illegally possessing pistol and ammunition – The Guardian

Posted July 10th, 2013 in armed forces, firearms, news, retrials by sally

“The former SAS sniper Danny Nightingale has been found guilty of illegally possessing a pistol and ammunition.”

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The Guardian, 10th July 2013

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Regina v Lawrence – WLR Daily

Posted July 2nd, 2013 in appeals, firearms, guilty pleas, jurisdiction, law reports, pleadings, retrials by sally

Regina v Lawrence [2013] EWCA Crim 1054; [2013] WLR (D) 263

“The Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) had no power, when allowing an appeal against conviction, either to substitute a plea of guilty in respect of an offence as to which the defendant could not have pleaded or been found guilty or to order retrial.”

WLR Daily, 28th June 2013

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SAS sniper Danny Nightingale retrial to hear evidence of Army failures – The Independent

Posted July 1st, 2013 in armed forces, firearms, news, retrials by tracey

“The retrial of SAS sniper Danny Nightingale for illegal possession of a weapon began today, and is expected to be used by the Army as an opportunity to reform the lax policies and attitudes prevalent in its most elite regiment.”

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The Independent, 1st July 2013

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Jamie Dack bin murder trial: Three people found guilty – BBC News

Posted June 21st, 2013 in murder, news, retrials by tracey

“Three people have been found guilty of killing a homeless man in Southampton and burning his body in a bin.”

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BBC News, 21st June 2013

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