‘Too many’ mentally ill end up in cells not hospital – BBC News

Posted October 22nd, 2014 in news by sally

‘Too many people in the middle of a mental health crisis end up locked in police cells after being turned away from hospitals, says a report.’

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BBC News, 22nd October 2014

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Is this a good time to dilute care home rules? – The Guardian

Posted October 22nd, 2014 in news by sally

‘New laws aim to relax rules for care homes at a time when a report reveals 100 allegations of abuse to residents every day.’

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The Guardian, 21st October 2014

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High Court demonstrates more merciful relief regime – Litigation Futures

Posted October 22nd, 2014 in news by sally

The High Court has given a clear demonstration of the more forgiving post-Denton environment by granting relief from sanctions where the defaulting party admitted it had no good reason for its failure.

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Litigation Futures, 22nd October 2014

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Right to be forgotten: who may exercise power, over which kind of information? – The Guardian

Posted October 22nd, 2014 in news by sally

‘The fifth and sixth public meetings of Google’s advisory council met in Berlin and London recently, inviting experts and the public to discuss the outcome of the recent “right to be forgotten ruling” made by the European court of Justice. Adviser Luciano Floridi explains the consultations.’

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The Guardian, 21st October 2014

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Should muggers go to prison? – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 22nd, 2014 in news by sally

‘Whatever happened to locking them up and throwing away the key? But the evidence suggests prison encourages re-offending.’

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Daily Telegraph, 21st October 2014

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Nigel Farage fined £200 for failure to declare free office space – The Guardian

Posted October 22nd, 2014 in news by sally

‘Nigel Farage, the Ukip leader, has been fined £200 for breaking electoral law after he failed to declare that he was getting office space free.’

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The Guardian, 21st October 2014

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Cameron takes action on terrorism funding in charity sector through new law – The Independent

Posted October 22nd, 2014 in news by sally

‘David Cameron has awarded extra powers and £8 million to a charity watchdog in an effort to “confront the menace of extremism” posed by bogus charities that divert cash to terrorism and other criminal activity.’

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The Independent, 22nd October 2014

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Vicky Davies jailed for 12 weeks for abusing 999 service – BBC News

Posted October 22nd, 2014 in news, Uncategorized by sally

‘A woman who called the emergency services 200 times in two years with fake symptoms to get pain medication was “depleting life-saving resources” from the health service, say officials.’

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BBC News, 21st October 2014

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Man found guilty of attempted murder over London hammer attack – The Guardian

Posted October 22nd, 2014 in news by sally

‘A man who savagely beat three sisters in a “sustained and vicious” hammer attack as they slept with their young children in a luxury London hotel has been found guilty of attempted murder.’

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The Guardian, 21st October 2014

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Compensation paid after Catholic priests abuse claims – BBC News

Posted October 22nd, 2014 in news by sally

‘Compensation has been paid to 11 former trainee priests who claim they were sexually abused at St Peter Claver College in Mirfield, West Yorkshire.’

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BBC News, 21st October 2014

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A sixth of foreign criminals absconded before being deported from UK – The Guardian

Posted October 22nd, 2014 in news by sally

‘One in six foreign offenders living in the community have absconded, including 58 dangerous individuals who have been missing since 2010, the National Audit Office has revealed.’

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The Guardian, 22nd October 2014

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Man sentenced to 21 years in prison for knifepoint rape of online date – The Independent

Posted October 22nd, 2014 in news by sally

‘A man who brutally raped a woman at knifepoint, whom he had met on a dating website, has been sentenced to 21 years in jail.’

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The Independent, 21st October 2014

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Fiona Woolf urged to step down from abuse inquiry over Leon Brittan links – The Guardian

Posted October 22nd, 2014 in news by sally

‘The second head of the government’s child abuse inquiry is facing calls to stand down over her social links to Lord Brittan, who was home secretary when a dossier about alleged Westminster paedophiles went missing from his department.’

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The Guardian, 21st October 2014

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BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted October 21st, 2014 in law reports by sally

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Foran v R [2014] EWCA Crim 2047 (17 October 2014)

Clark & Anor v R [2014] EWCA Crim 1973 (17 October 2014)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Cotton & Anor v Brudenell-Bruce & Ors [2014] EWCA Civ 1312 (17 October 2014)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Davies v London Borough of Haringey [2014] EWHC 3393 (QB) (17 October 2014)

County Motor Works (Chelmsford) Ltd v PBFW Ltd [2014] EWHC 3392 (QB) (17 October 2014)

Worldspreads Ltd v Foley [2014] EWHC 3382 (QB) (17 October 2014)

Boylin v The Christie NHS Foundation [2014] EWHC 3363 (QB) (17 October 2014)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Redstone Mortgages Ltd v B Legal Ltd [2014] EWHC 3398 (Ch) (17 October 2014)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Lochailort Investments Ltd v Secretary of State [2014] EWHC 3358 (Admin) (16 October 2014)

Bluefin Insurance Services Ltd, R (On the Application Of) v Financial Ombudsman Service Ltd [2014] EWHC 3413 (Admin) (20 October 2014)

NCN, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWHC 3378 (Admin) (17 October 2014)

High Court (Family Division)

DM, Re [2014] EWHC 3119 (Fam) (29 September 2014)

Olaribiro v Shoyemi [2014] EWHC 3365 (Fam) (09 October 2014)

Newman (Number 2) [2014] EWHC 3399 (Fam) (17 October 2014)

Kirklees Council v Re [2014] EWHC 3182 (Fam) (03 October 2014)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Sugar Hut Group & Ors v A J Insurance [2014] EWHC 3352 (Comm) (20 October 2014)

Jalal Bezee Mejel Al-Gaood & Partner & Anor v Innospec Ltd & Ors [2014] EWHC 3147 (Comm) (08 October 2014)

Assuranceforeningen Gard Gjensidig v The International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund [2014] EWHC 3369 (Comm) (17 October 2014)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Horne v Magna Design Building Ltd [2014] EWHC 3380 (TCC) (17 October 2014)

Source: www.bailii.org

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Cognitive Deficit, Capacity And Quantum: A fresh look at how to approach cognitive deficit in PI claims – Zenith PI Blog

Posted October 21st, 2014 in appeals, citizenship, fraud, learning difficulties, news, personal injuries by sally

‘The Court of Appeal found a significant cognitive deficit, and consequent lack of capacity, notwithstanding recent evidence of minimal cognitive dysfunction, resulting in damages of equivalent to £2.3 million on a full liability basis.’

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Zenith PI Blog, 21st October 2014

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The End of the Licensed Football Agent? – Sports Law Bulletin from Blackstone Chambers

Posted October 21st, 2014 in agency, licensing, news, regulations, sport by sally

‘Earlier this year Football’s World governing body, FIFA, published its Regulations on Working with Intermediaries. The FIFA Regulations signal a dramatic de-regulation of one of the most controversial and lucrative business activities in football: agency.’

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Sports Law Bulletin from Blackstone Chambers, 21st October 2014

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GCSE and A-level results changed for 43,500 on appeal – BBC News

Posted October 21st, 2014 in appeals, education, examinations, news by sally

‘More than 43,000 exam grades from this summer have been changed after schools challenged the results, up by 15%.’

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BBC News, 21st October 2014

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Command Papers – GOV.UK

Posted October 21st, 2014 in news, parliamentary papers by sally

Post Legislative Assessment of the Driving Instruction (Suspension and Exemption Powers) Act 2009, Cm 8941

Country Series: USA No 1, Cm 8947

Government response to the House of Commons Health Committee Report of Session 2014-15: accoutability hearing with the Health and Care Professions Council, Cm 8916

Better workplace pensions: putting savers’ interests first, Cm 8929

Misc Series No 8, Cm 8952

Source: www.gov.uk/government/publications

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Internet service providers must help crack down on fake goods, high court rules – The Guardian

Posted October 21st, 2014 in costs, counterfeiting, injunctions, internet, news, trade marks by sally

‘A landmark British test case has opened the gates for brand owners to compel internet service providers (ISPs) to police trademark infringement at scale, in addition to their already controversial role in copyright enforcement.’

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The Guardian, 20th October 2014

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Robert Cerqua guilty of murdering twin Christopher – BBC News

Posted October 21st, 2014 in alcohol abuse, families, murder, news by sally

‘A man has been found guilty of murdering his identical twin brother in a drunken argument on New Year’s Eve.’

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BBC News, 20th October 2014

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