Unclear Wi-Fi laws damage UK economy and social inclusion, says academic – OUT-LAW.com

Posted August 18th, 2009 in internet, news by sally

“Laws controlling the sharing of wireless internet access are hindering the digital economy and the digital social inclusion plans of Government, an academic has warned. The law should be clarified to help spread broadband access more widely, he said.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 18th August 2009

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Judge to rule on UK soccer fan’s extradition – The Independent

Posted August 18th, 2009 in extradition, news by sally

“A judge is expected to give his ruling today on whether an England football fan convicted of involvement in a riot during the Euro 2004 tournament should be extradited to Portugal to serve a prison term.”

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The Independent, 18th August 2009

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Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

Posted August 18th, 2009 in legislation by sally

The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2009

The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (England) (No.2) Order 2009

The Medical Profession (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (Commencement No. 2) Order of Council 2009

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Wildlife crime effort criticised – BBC News

Posted August 18th, 2009 in animal cruelty, news, prosecutions by sally

“A review of investigation and prosecution of wildlife crime has been called for by conservation charities.”

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BBC News, 18th August 2009

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Police cannot be trusted with fines, magistrates warn – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 18th, 2009 in fines, news, police by sally

“Police cannot be trusted to hand out summary justice and will act as ‘judge and jury’ if given powers to issue more on-the-spot fines, magistrates have warned.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th August 2009

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Defoe in police harassment claim – BBC News

Posted August 18th, 2009 in harassment, news, police, wrongful arrest by sally

“England footballer Jermain Defoe has accused Essex Police of harassment for pulling him over days after he said he would sue them for wrongful arrest.”

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BBC News, 17th August 2009

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Charity sues government for details of Afghanistan rendition case – The Guardian

Posted August 18th, 2009 in Afghanistan, disclosure, news, rendition by sally

“A human rights group began legal action against the government today in a case involving two alleged victims of rendition to Afghanistan who may have been tortured.”

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The Guardian, 17th August 2009

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Women jailed over murder cover-up – BBC News

Posted August 18th, 2009 in murder, news, perverting the course of justice, sentencing by sally

“Two women who admitted perverting the course of justice in a hit-and-run murder case have been jailed.”

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BBC News, 17th August 2009

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