Police consider bringing criminal charges against Stafford hospital staff – The Guardian

Posted February 18th, 2013 in doctors, duty of care, hospitals, negligence, news, police, reports, unlawful killing by sally

“Police and prosecutors are studying a damning report into ‘appalling’ failures of care at an NHS hospital where hundreds of patients needlessly died, to examine whether any criminal charges need to be brought against those involved.”

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The Guardian, 15th February 2013

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Can Google be sued for the content of blogs on its platform? – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted February 18th, 2013 in defamation, internet, news, publishing, vicarious liability by sally

“The Court of Appeal has ruled that in principle, an internet service provider that allowed defamatory material to remain on a blog hosted on its platform after it had been notified of a complaint might be a ‘publisher’ of this material, although in this case the probable damage to the complainant’s reputation over a short period was so trivial that libel proceedings could not be justified.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 17th February 2013

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Theresa May attacks judges over deportation rules – The Guardian

Posted February 18th, 2013 in deportation, extradition, families, human rights, immigration, judiciary, news by sally

“The home secretary, Theresa May, has accused judges of ‘subverting’ British democracy and making the streets of Britain more dangerous by ignoring rules aimed at deporting more foreign criminals.”

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Part-time judges to get up to £2 billion in public pensions – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 18th, 2013 in judiciary, news, part-time work, pensions by sally

“Thousands of part-time judges will be entitled to a public-sector pension for the first time at a cost of up to £2 billion following a ruling by fellow judges in the highest court in the land.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th February 2013

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Hillsborough families to sue Kelvin MacKenzie over ‘reckless’ coverage – The Guardian

Posted February 18th, 2013 in compensation, defamation, media, news, police, victims by sally

“Kelvin MacKenzie, the former editor of the Sun, faces being sued for malfeasance over his newspaper’s coverage of the Hillsborough football disaster.”

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The Guardian, 16th February 2013

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Denham ‘crash for cash’ men jailed for Baljinder Gill death – BBC News

“Three men who deliberately caused a car crash that led to another collision in which a woman died have been jailed.”

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BBC News, 15th February 2013

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New patent law will help UK business – The Independent

Posted February 18th, 2013 in costs, EC law, news, patents, small businesses by sally

“British inventors and entrepreneurs will be able to save thousands of pounds in the cost of patenting their new ideas under rules to be agreed by Vince Cable this week.”

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The Independent, 17th February 2013

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Rape suspects ‘should not be named’ – The Guardian

Posted February 18th, 2013 in anonymity, criminal justice, news, rape, recidivists by sally

“Anti-rape campaigners have dismissed proposals for alleged rapists to be granted anonymity to avoid lasting stigma if they are cleared.”

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The Guardian, 17th February 2013

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