‘Atmosphere of mistrust’ created by CRB regime: case studies – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 23rd, 2012 in child abuse, criminal records, inquests, news, school children by sally

“Campaigners believe that mass vetting through Criminal Records Bureau checks has created an ‘atmosphere of mistrust’ that leaves children at greater risk. Here are two cases that back up their claims.”

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd April 2012

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Ken Clarke: ECHR reforms ‘will cut UK’s frustration’ – BBC News

Posted April 23rd, 2012 in admissibility, appeals, courts, deportation, human rights, judiciary, jurisdiction, news by sally

“Ken Clarke has said changes to the European Court of Human Rights will reduce ‘frustration’ over cases such as the proposed deportation of Abu Qatada.”

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BBC News, 22nd April 2012

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Yes, criticise individual cases but Strasbourg court should develop law – The Guardian

Posted April 23rd, 2012 in admissibility, human rights, judiciary, jurisdiction, news by sally

“Report shows most criticism of judgments from European court of human rights is fact-specific.”

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The Guardian, 20th April 2012

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Court chaos as hard-up couples try DIY divorce – The Guardian

“The biggest shake-up of divorce in a generation is in danger of creating a two-tier system, with wealthier couples benefitting far more than less well-off couples. The warning comes as a survey of more than 6,500 divorce lawyers found that new guidelines, requiring couples to look at mediation as an alternative to using courts, were largely being ignored.”

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The Guardian, 22nd April 2012

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Postal workers’ union backs new dangerous dogs law – The Independent

Posted April 23rd, 2012 in consultations, dogs, electronic monitoring, news by sally

“The Government has been accused of ‘dragging its feet’ over cracking down on dangerous dogs ahead of an expected announcement of action to tackle the problem of attacks by violent animals.”

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The Independent, 23rd April 2012

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Will writing: call for industry-wide regulation – The Guardian

Posted April 23rd, 2012 in administrators, consumer protection, Legal Services Board, news, wills by sally

“All firms offering will writing and estate administration should be regulated to protect consumers from falling victim to fraudsters and cowboy companies offering badly drafted documents, according to latest research.”

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The Guardian, 23rd April 2012

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