Roller skater handed prison sentence for being towed down road at 70mph – Daily Telegraph

‘A man is handed a prison sentence for aiding and abetting dangerous driving after police discovered a video of him being towed along a road at 70mph on roller skates.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th April 2014

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Right to privacy: can we really trust Google Glass? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted March 25th, 2014 in data protection, EC law, news, photography, privacy, video recordings by sally

‘It is difficult to have missed the hype surrounding Google Glass (referred to simply as “Glass”), not only because of its futuristic technological capabilities and design, but also the concerns it raises for an individual’s Art 8 right to privacy.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 24th March 2014

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Man caught on video ‘performing sex act on dog’ escapes jail time – The Indepedent

Posted March 8th, 2014 in dogs, news, sentencing, sexual offences, video recordings by sally

‘A man who filmed himself having sex with his girlfriend’s dog has avoided jail time.’

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The Independent, 6th March 2014

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Bathroom spy-cam landlord escapes jail term – Daily Telegraph

‘A landlord who installed a hidden camera in his bathroom so he could spy on female students showering has avoided a jail sentence.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th February 2014

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CCTV warning notices non-compliant with data protection laws, says watchdog – OUT-LAW.com

‘The Government must take action to ensure that signs used to warn motorists that CCTV cameras are being used to monitor for parking offences are compliant with UK data protection laws, a watchdog has said.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 7th February 2014

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Blackburn siblings jailed over gay partner kidnap plot – BBC News

Posted January 27th, 2014 in assault, conspiracy, kidnapping, news, robbery, sentencing, video recordings by sally

‘Several members of a family who attempted to kidnap their sister’s gay partner have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 24th January 2014

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‘Grubby’ paedophile Michael Eller jailed for directing filmed rapes – BBC News

‘A paedophile who directed filmed rapes of young children live on the internet has been jailed for 14 years.’

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BBC News, 19th December 2013

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Marine convicted of Afghan murder appeals to preserve anonymity – The Guardian

Posted November 27th, 2013 in Afghanistan, anonymity, appeals, courts martial, evidence, murder, news, video recordings by tracey

‘Lawyers for a Royal Marine convicted of murdering an injured Afghan prisoner will tell appeal court judges that he and his family could face possible revenge attacks if he is named.’

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The Guardian, 27th November 2013

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Andrew Mitchell condemns police and CPS over plebgate – The Guardian

‘In a press conference, Mitchell condemned the police for failing to arrest Rowland or to interview him under caution, and attacked the Crown Prosecution Service for failing to get to the bottom of what had happened.’

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The Guardian, 26th November 2013

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Philpott fire deaths appeal planned to be shown on TV

Posted November 18th, 2013 in appeals, arson, homicide, media, news, video recordings by sally

“The appeal hearing for Mairead Philpott and Paul Mosley, convicted of killing six children in a Derby house fire, is expected to be filmed for television.”

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BBC News, 15th November 2013

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‘Spy watch’ GP report shows concerns were raised – BBC News

Posted November 12th, 2013 in doctors, news, reports, sexual offences, video recordings, whistleblowers by tracey

“A report into a GP who filmed intimate sexual examinations with a camera hidden in a watch has found a senior GP had concerns about his behaviour.”

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BBC News, 12th November 2013

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Judge bans film of Afghan ‘execution’ by British Marine – The Independent

Posted October 29th, 2013 in appeals, armed forces, courts martial, disclosure, execution, news, video recordings by sally

“Footage showing the alleged execution of an injured Afghan insurgent by a British serviceman will not be released for fear it could spark revenge attacks on troops, a judge has ruled.”

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The Independent, 28th October 2013

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Advances in open justice in England and Wales – Speech by the Master of the Rolls

“Master of the Rolls speech: Hong Kong lecture – 18 October 2013.”

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Judiciary of England and Wales, 22nd October 2013

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Plebgate: Keir Starmer defends police investigation – The Guardian

“Britain’s most senior prosecutor said he understands concerns surrounding the time it has taken to investigate police officers over the Plebgate saga, which cost Tory MP Andrew Mitchell his cabinet post.”

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The Guardian, 13th October 2013

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Michael Moss killing: Ex-partner Collette Booth arranged attack – BBC News

Posted October 9th, 2013 in assault, evidence, homicide, news, sentencing, telecommunications, video recordings by sally

“A woman who arranged for two men to attack her former partner has been jailed for manslaughter.”

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BBC News, 8th October 2013

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Robin Thicke advert ruled ‘too sexual’ for early showing – BBC News

Posted October 9th, 2013 in advertising, children, complaints, media, news, video recordings, women by sally

“An advert featuring singer Robin Thicke performing his number one hit Blurred Lines must not be shown before 19:30 as it is too sexual, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has said.”

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BBC News, 9th October 2013

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Newlyweds jailed after honeymoon burglaries – BBC News

Posted September 30th, 2013 in burglary, evidence, news, sentencing, video recordings by sally

“A newlywed couple who began their honeymoon by ransacking the home of a pensioner have been jailed.”

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BBC News, 27th September 2013

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‘Racist Woman on London Tube’ ranting mother cleared of racially aggravated harassment – The Independent

Posted September 30th, 2013 in harassment, internet, news, racism, video recordings by sally

“A woman who was caught in a YouTube clip telling an Asian man to ‘f*** off to your own country’ in a drunken rant on the London tube has been cleared of racially aggravated harassment.”

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The Independent, 27th September 2013

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Facebook grooming case – Attorney General’s Office

“The Court of Appeal found that the 6 ½ yr sentence given to facebook groomer Husaini Master was unduly lenient and raised it to 9 yrs.”

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Attorney General’s Office, 24th September 2013

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Police ‘containment’ of Palestinian solidarity protester was lawful, rules High Court – UK Human Rights Blog

“The High Court has found that the containment of a protester in a designated protesting pen for seventy five minutes was not unlawful at common law, nor under the Human Rights Act 1998.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 24th September 2013

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