Fake UK lawyer jailed for conning dying woman out of life savings – The Guardian

Posted August 23rd, 2017 in fraud, impersonating a barrister, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “fantasist” who posed as a barrister to trick a woman with terminal cancer out of her life savings has been jailed for eight years.’

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The Guardian, 22nd August 2017

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‘Smart’ and autonomous vehicle cyber guidance: A need to provide infinite technical support? – Technology Law Update

Posted August 23rd, 2017 in computer programs, encryption, news, road traffic by sally

‘On 6 August 2017, in advance of proposed legislation, the UK government published 8 ‘Key Principles’ regarding the cyber security of connected and autonomous vehicles. This is the second of a series of 4 blogs regarding those principles.’

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Technology Law Update, 23rd August 2017

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Rotherham abuse: Whistleblower investigation ‘examined’ – BBC News

‘The handling of an investigation into the woman who first revealed the child sexual abuse scandal in Rotherham is to be examined, the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme has learned.’

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BBC News, 23rd August 2017

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UK will keep ‘half an eye’ on ECJ rulings after Brexit, says justice minister – The Guardian

Posted August 23rd, 2017 in brexit, dispute resolution, EC law, judgments, jurisdiction, news by sally

‘Justice minister Dominic Raab has conceded the UK would keep “half an eye” on rulings by the European Union’s highest court after Brexit as the government appeared to soften its stance on how heavily the bloc would influence UK law.’

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The Guardian, 23rd August 2017

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