Command Papers –

Posted August 26th, 2011 in parliamentary papers by sally

Council Tax (New Valuation Lists for England) Act 2006: Post-legislative assessment, Cm. 8165 (PDF)

Memorandum to the Home Affairs Committee: Post-Legislative Scrutiny of the Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006, Cm. 8164 (PDF)


Recent Statutory Instruments –

Posted August 26th, 2011 in legislation by sally

The Criminal Defence Service (Funding) (Amendment) Order 2011

The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2011


Naming young offenders should remain a rarity – The Guardian

Posted August 26th, 2011 in anonymity, news, violent disorder, young offenders by sally

“A court has decided to name a young person for his involvement in the recent riots. This is unusual in all but the most serious cases, such as the notorious Bulger murder.”

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The Guardian, 26th August 2011


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted August 26th, 2011 in law reports by sally

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

A (A Child), Re [2011] EWCA Civ 1037 (25 August 2011)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Deutsche Bank Ag v Tongkah Harbour Public Company Ltd [2011] EWHC 2251 (QB) (24 August 2011)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Yameen, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWHC 2250 (Admin) (25 August 2011)

Sino, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWHC 2249 (Admin) (25 August 2011)


Ramzan v Brookwide Ltd – WLR Daily

Posted August 26th, 2011 in breach of trust, damages, law reports, mesne profits, trespass by sally

Ramzan v Brookwide Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 985; [2011] WLR (D) 278

“Where an owner of property was unable to use part of his property due to its misappropriation by another, it was not appropriate to award in addition to damages for loss of profits arising from the inability to use the property, damages for breach of trust and mesne profits, since those heads of damages overlapped.”

WLR Daily, 19th August 2011


Annual Youth Justice Convention 2011 – Youth Justice Board

Posted August 26th, 2011 in criminal justice, news, young offenders by sally

“The Annual Youth Justice Convention is the leading policy and networking event for all those committed to tackling youth crime.”

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Youth Justice Board, 25th August 2011


Locked-up asylum seeker in line for damages despite series of crimes – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 26th, 2011 in asylum, damages, deportation, detention, judicial review, news by sally

“A failed asylum seeker who committed more than 25 crimes within six years of arriving in the UK is in line for ‘substantial’ damages after a judge ruled he had been unlawfully detained by immigration authorities.”

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Daily Telegraph, 26th August 2011