Barrister disbarred over indecent child photographs – Legal Futures

‘A barrister jailed for making indecent photographs of children has been disbarred.’

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Legal Futures, 15th November 2019


Child abuse victims should have right to sue paedophiles caught with images of them, children charities say – Daily Telegraph

‘Child abuse victims should be given new rights to sue paedophiles caught viewing or sharing indecent images of them, children charities have said.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th November 2019


Man who sent death threat to Anna Soubry is jailed – The Guardian

‘A man who sent a threatening letter to the MP Anna Soubry telling her that she would be murdered like Jo Cox has been jailed.’

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The Guardian, 15th November 2019


Ripon school matron jailed for sexually assaulting boy – BBC News

‘A former school matron has been jailed for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy.’

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BBC News, 15th November 2019


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted November 18th, 2019 in law reports by tracey

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

I-L (Children) (1996 Hague Child Protection Convention : Inherent Jurisdiction) [2019] EWCA Civ 1956 (15 November 2019)

High Court (Administrative Court)

DS, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] EWHC 3046 (Admin) (15 November 2019)

High Court (Family Division)

A Local Authority v F & Ors [2019] EWHC 3075 (Fam) (15 November 2019)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (Championships) Ltd v McKay (No. 2) [2019] EWHC 3065 (QB) (15 November 2019)

Naqvi v Harris Cartier Ltd & Ors [2019] EWHC 3042 (QB) (15 November 2019)


Cat owner ‘disgusted’ at dog owner’s sentence – BBC Newsp

Posted November 18th, 2019 in animal cruelty, animals, closed circuit television, news, sentencing by sally

‘A cat owner said he screamed in horror while watching a man encourage his dog to maul the pet to death.’

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BBC News, 18th November 2019


Outdated ombudsman rules frustrate consumers – The Guardian

Posted November 18th, 2019 in codes of practice, complaints, consumer protection, delay, news, ombudsmen, time limits by sally

‘Customers are being left out of pocket because of arcane rules that force them to wait eight weeks before they can take unresolved complaints to an ombudsman.’

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The Guardian, 17th November 2019