Regina v Fortean – Times Law Reports

Posted March 4th, 2009 in appeals, law reports, loss of time directions by sally

Regina v Fortean

Court of Appeal

“Where an application for leave to appeal against conviction or sentence was wholly without merit, the Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, would exercise its power to order that part of the time spent in custody pending appeal should not count towards sentence so that applications by those who had some proper basis for making them were dealt with fully and promptly.”

The Times, 4th March 2009

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Zipher Ltd v Markem Systems Ltd and Another – Times Law Reports

Posted February 27th, 2009 in appeals, law reports, undertakings by sally

Zipher Ltd v Markem Systems Ltd and Another

Court of Appeal

“An offer of an undertaking by one party lapsed automatically when the court found in favour of the other side and the offer was not resurrected after a successful appeal.”

The Times, 27th February 2009

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Child Support Agency: tough new line leaves parents few appeal rights – The Times

Posted February 26th, 2009 in appeals, child support, news by sally

“I have spent most of the past ten years representing parents, mostly women, trying to recover ever-increasing arrears of maintenance from the Child Support Agency.”

Full story

The Times, 26th February 2009

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Killer Wright fails in appeal bid – BBC News

Posted February 24th, 2009 in appeals, murder, news by sally

“Serial killer Steve Wright has lost his bid at the Court of Appeal to challenge his convictions for the murders of five women in Suffolk.”

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BBC News, 24th February 2009

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Floe Telecom Ltd v Office of Communications and Another – Times Law Reports

Posted February 23rd, 2009 in appeals, law reports, public interest, tribunals by sally

Floe Telecom Ltd v Office of Communications and Another

Court of Appeal

“Where a tribunal had made unnecessary findings which were damaging to the public interest, it was appropriate for the Court of Appeal to entertain the regulator’s appeal against those findings although he had won.”

The Times,23rd February 2009

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RB (Algeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; U (Algeria) v Same; Othman v Same – WLR Daily

Posted February 19th, 2009 in appeals, closed material, deportation, immigration, law reports, torture by sally

RB (Algeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; U (Algeria) v Same; Othman v Same [2009] UKHL 10; [2009] WLR (D) 60

“Appeals from the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (‘SIAC’) were restricted to matters of law or irrationality. SIAC was entitled to have regard to closed material and to assurances given by their governments in concluding that appellants would not, if deported, face a real risk of inhuman treatment contrary to art 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms or violation of the right to a fair trial under art 6.”

WLR Daily, 18th February 2009

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RB (Algeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; U (Algeria) v Same – Times Law Reports

Posted February 19th, 2009 in appeals, deportation, immigration, law reports, torture by sally

RB (Algeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; U (Algeria) v Same

House of Lords

“Appeals from decisions of the Special Immigration Appeals Commission were restricted to questions of law or irrationality.”

The Times, 19th February 2009

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Zipher Ltd v Markem Systems Ltd and another – WLR Daily

Posted February 12th, 2009 in appeals, law reports, undertakings by sally

Zipher Ltd v Markem Systems Ltd and another [2009] EWCA Civ 44; [2009] WLR (D) 48

“An offer of an undertaking by one party lapsed automatically once the court found in favour of the other side and the offer was not resurrected when the losing side successfully appealed to the Court of Appeal.”

WLR Daily, 11th February 2009

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Serial killer drops appeal case – BBC News

Posted February 3rd, 2009 in appeals, murder, news by sally

“Serial killer Steve Wright has dropped his bid to appeal against his convictions for the murders of five women in Suffolk.”

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BBC News, 2nd February 2009

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Mucelli v Government of Albania; Moulai v Deputy Public Prosecutor, Creteil – Times Law Reports

Posted January 27th, 2009 in appeals, extradition, law reports, time limits by sally

Mucelli v Government of Albania; Moulai v Deputy Public Prosecutor, Creteil

House of Lords

“The requirement that notice of an appeal to the High Court had to be given within a specified period meant that the notice had to be served on the respondent as well as filed in the court within that period; the court had no power to grant an extension of time.”

The Times, 27th January 2009

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Court of Appeal contributes to public confidence in the Criminal Justice System – Judiciary of England and Wales

Posted January 23rd, 2009 in appeals, criminal justice, press releases, statistics by sally

“Fewer than 1% of all convictions in the Crown Court and just 1.3% of sentences are successfully appealed in the Court of Appeal, which should increase public confidence in the criminal justice system.”

Full press release

Judiciary of England and Wales, 19th January 2009

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Mucelli v Government of Albania; Moulai v Deputy Public Prosecutor in Creteil, France – WLR Daily

Posted January 22nd, 2009 in appeals, extradition, law reports, time limits by sally

Mucelli v Government of Albania; Moulai v Deputy Public Prosecutor in Creteil, France [2009] UKHL 2; [2009] WLR (D) 12

In order to comply with the requirement in ss 26(4) and 103(9) of the Extradition Act 2003 that notice of an appeal to the High Court must be ‘given’ within the specified period the notice had to be both served on all respondents to the appeal and filed in the court within that period, and the court had no power to grant an extension of time.”

WLR Daily, 21st January 2009

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Rhys killer appeals over murder – BBC News

Posted January 15th, 2009 in appeals, murder, news, young offenders by sally

“The teenage killer of schoolboy Rhys Jones has lodged an appeal against his conviction and sentence.”

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BBC News, 14th January 2009

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Brothers lose appeal over murder – BBC News

Posted December 17th, 2008 in appeals, murder, news by sally

“Two Somerset men jailed for life for killing a Cornish couple have lost their appeal against their convictions.”

Full story

BBC News, 17th December 2008

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Killer nurse to appeal conviction – BBC News

Posted December 17th, 2008 in appeals, murder, news, nurses by sally

“A hospital nurse who was found guilty of murdering two of his patients is to appeal against his conviction.”

Full story 

BBC News, 17th December 2008

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Extra judges drafted in to hear immigration appeals – The Times

Posted December 15th, 2008 in appeals, asylum, courts, immigration, news by sally

“Extra judges are being drafted in to deal with more than 8,000 asylum and immigration appeals a year that threaten to overload the courts.”

Full story 

The Times, 15th December 2008

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Brothers’ appeal ruling reserved – BBC News

Posted December 12th, 2008 in appeals, murder, news by sally

“Judgement has been reserved in the appeal of two Somerset men jailed for life for killing a Cornish couple in their own home.”

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BBC News, 12th December 2008

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Nightclub drugs pair lose appeal – BBC News

Posted December 12th, 2008 in appeals, drug offences, news by sally

“Two men jailed for permitting the ‘rampant’ sale of ecstasy at a Devon nightclub have lost their appeal.”

Full story

BBC News, 12th December 2008

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Suffolk killer makes appeal bid – BBC News

Posted December 12th, 2008 in appeals, murder, news by sally

“Serial killer Steve Wright is seeking leave to appeal against his conviction.”

Full story

BBC News, 12th December 2008

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Riot murder convictions quashed – BBC News

Posted December 12th, 2008 in appeals, evidence, murder, news by sally

“Three Asian men who were jailed for life for murdering a 23-year-old black man during riots in Birmingham in 2005 have had their convictions overturned.”

Full story

BBC News, 11th December 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk