BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted August 31st, 2010 in law reports by sally

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Ahmed, R v [2010] EWCA Crim 1949 (29 July 2010)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Raggett v Society of Jesus Trust of 1929 for Roman Catholic Purposes & Anor [2010] EWCA Civ 1002 (27 August 2010)

High Court (Chancery Division)

HM Revenue and Customs v Marks and Spencer Plc [2010] EWHC 2215 (Ch) (27 August 2010)

High Court (Family Division)

Re P [2010] EWHC 1592 (Fam) (13 May 2010)

A Local Authority v A & Anor [2010] EWHC 1549 (Fam) (24 June 2010)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Patel, R (on the application of) v Lord Chancellor [2010] EWHC 2220 (Admin) (27 August 2010)

Ngouh, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2010] EWHC 2218 (Admin) (27 August 2010)

Source: www.bailii.org

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted August 31st, 2010 in legislation by sally

The Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 4) Regulations 2010

The Public Rights of Way (Combined Orders) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Addition of Vitamins, Minerals and Other Substances (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

MMR campaigner from Warrington wins £90,000 payout – BBC News

Posted August 31st, 2010 in appeals, compensation, medicines, news by sally

“The mother of a Cheshire teenager who was left severely brain damaged by the MMR vaccine has won a compensation award from the government.”

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BBC News, 29th August 2010

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Civil servant sues for £300,000 after falling off chair – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 31st, 2010 in civil servants, negligence, news, personal injuries by sally

“A civil servant is suing his government department for £300,000 after he fell off a chair.”

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Daily Telegraph, 31st August 2010

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Spy murder case could be too sensitive for court – Daily Telegraph

“The true explanation for the murder of Gareth Williams, the MI6 codebreaker found dead in a bath, may have to be kept secret even if his killer is found and put on trial, lawyers have warned.”

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Daily Telegraph, 31st August 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Catholic church using time limit to suppress child abuse cases, says lawyer – The Guardian

Posted August 31st, 2010 in child abuse, news, time limits by sally

“The Roman Catholic church was accused today of using the legal system to suppress evidence of clerical sex abuse after a Jesuit-run school lost an appeal against a court ruling giving a former pupil the right to pursue a £5m civil action.”

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The Guardian, 27th August 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

GMC to make ruling on Tomlinson pathologist – The Independent

Posted August 31st, 2010 in disciplinary procedures, news, pathologists, professional conduct by sally

“A disciplinary panel will make a ruling today on the fitness to practise of the pathologist who first ruled that newspaper seller Ian Tomlinson died from natural causes at the G20 protest.”

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The Independent, 31st August 2010

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Mesothelioma: Hospice wins landmark victory in asbestos cancer case – The Guardian

Posted August 31st, 2010 in asbestos, cancer, care homes, charities, industrial injuries, news, personal injuries by sally

“Hospices that care for victims of a form of cancer caused by asbestos exposure hope to get help with treatment costs following a landmark court ruling.”

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The Guardian, 29th August 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk