BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted August 22nd, 2008 in law reports by sally

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

RB, R. v [2008] EWCA Crim 1850 (17 July 2008)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Stapleton, R (on the application of) v Revenue & Customs Prosecution Office [2008] EWHC 1968 (QB) (25 July 2008)

High Court (Family Division)

The Local Authority v RK & Ors [2008] EWHC 2051 (Fam) (21 August 2008)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Mohamed, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs [2008] EWHC 2048 (Admin) (21 August 2008)


Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

Posted August 22nd, 2008 in legislation by sally

The Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2008

The School Milk (Wales) Regulations 2008

The Assembly Learning Grants and Loans (Higher Education) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Welsh Language Schemes (Public Bodies) Order 2008

The Crossrail (Fees for Requests for Planning Approval) Regulations 2008

The Dartford-Thurrock Crossing (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Batteries and Accumulators (Placing on the Market) Regulations 2008

The Judicial Discipline (Prescribed Procedures) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Commencement No.1) Order 2008


Teaching assistant who had affair with pupil avoids jail – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 22nd, 2008 in abuse of position of trust, news, sentencing, teachers by sally

“A married teaching assistant who sent a teenage pupil racy texts and photographs has escaped a jail sentence because their affair stopped short of sex.”

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd August 2008


Yarl’s Wood child detainees suffering emotional damage, report says – The Guardian

Posted August 22nd, 2008 in news, young offenders by sally

“Children who spend a long time at the Yarl’s Wood detention centre are being emotionally damaged, an official report published today has concluded.”

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The Guardian, 22nd August 2008


Home Office loses confidential data on all UK prisoners – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 22nd, 2008 in data protection, government departments, news by sally

“The Home Office has lost confidential information on every prisoner in the country and more than 40,000 serious criminals sparking yet another Government data crisis. ”

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd August 2008


Law student jailed for killing doctor who saved sister’s life – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 22nd, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A law student who stabbed to death a doctor who became a mother figure to him after saving his sister’s life has been jailed for life.”

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Daily Telegraph, 21st August 2008