Lawyers defend Pc killer’s term – BBC News

Posted June 25th, 2008 in appeals, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“An attempt by the murderer of a policeman to overturn his ‘whole life’ sentence has been challenged in the Court of Appeal.”

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BBC News, 25th June 2008

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Wife killer wins appeal hearing – BBC News

Posted June 24th, 2008 in appeals, murder, news by sally

“A man who persuaded his lover to kill his wife with the knife the pair used in sado-masochistic sex has won the first round of a Court of Appeal case.”

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BBC News, 23rd June 2008

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Appeal over Goth murder sentence – BBC News

Posted June 13th, 2008 in appeals, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“Two teenage boys jailed for life for the murder of a woman who was killed for dressing as a Goth have lodged an appeal against their sentences.”

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BBC News, 13th June 2008

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Regina v Arnold – Times Law Reports

Posted June 13th, 2008 in appeals, courts martial, jurisdiction, law reports by sally

Regina v Arnold

Courts-Martial Appeal Court

“The Courts-Martial Appeal Court had no jurisdiction to entertain an appeal by a prosecutor unless at, or before informing the court that it intended to appeal the prosecutor had agreed that the accused should be acquitted of the charge if leave to appeal was not obtained.”

The Times, 13th June 2008

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Actavis UK Ltd v Merck and Co Inc – Times Law Reports

Posted June 5th, 2008 in appeals, law reports, patents by sally

Actavis UK Ltd v Merck and Co Inc

Court of Appeal

“Unlike human rights law, where the Court of Appeal had to refer to the House of Lords a case involving a decision of the European Court of Human Rights which conflicted with an earlier Court of Appeal decision, since patent law was much more specialist than human rights law, the Court of Appeal was free to depart from its own previous decision where it was satisfied that the European Patent Office Boards of Appeal had formed a settled view of European patent law which was inconsistent with that earlier decision.”

The Times, 5th June 2008

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Moulai v Deputy Public Prosecutor, Creteil – Times Law Reports

Posted June 2nd, 2008 in appeals, extradition, law reports, time limits by sally

Moulai v Deputy Public Prosecutor, Creteil

Queen’s Bench Divisional Court

“Late service of a copy of a duly filed appeal notice was not a fatal bar to an appeal against an extradition order.”

The Times, 2nd June 2008

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Murder nurse in conviction appeal – BBC News

Posted May 23rd, 2008 in appeals, murder, news, nurses by sally

“A nurse jailed for murdering elderly patients in his care by injecting them with insulin has launched a bid to appeal against his conviction.”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2008

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Youths to appeal against Garry Newlove murder sentences – The Guardian

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in appeals, murder, news, young offenders by sally

“Two youths convicted of the murder of Garry Newlove have been granted leave to appeal, the Crown Prosecution Service said today.”

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The Guardian, 22nd May 2008

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Regina v B – Times Law Reports

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in appeals, criminal procedure, law reports by sally

Regina v B

Court of Appeal

“The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, would not give the Crown leave to appeal unless it was seriously arguable, not that a judge in exercising his discretion or making his judgment in the course of a criminal trial might have decided differently, but that it was unreasonable for him to have done it in the way he had.”

The Times, 22nd May 2008

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Moulai v Deputy Public Prosecutor in Creteil, France – WLR Daily

Posted May 13th, 2008 in appeals, extradition, law reports, time limits by sally

Moulai v Deputy Public Prosecutor in Creteil, France [2008] EWHC 1024 (Admin); [2008] WLR (D) 148

“Late service of a copy of a duly filed appeal notice was not a fatal bar to an appeal against an order extraditing (or not extraditing) a person.”

WLR Daily 12th May 2008

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Regina (Edwards and Another) v Environment Agency and Others – Times Law Reports

Posted May 6th, 2008 in appeals, confidentiality, disclosure, judgments, law reports by sally

Regina (Edwards and Another) v Environment Agency and Others

House of Lords

“It was an abuse of the procedure of the House of Lords for legal representatives to seek to reargue the case having been sent in confidence advance copies of draft speeches which the Law Lords proposed to deliver, for the sole purpose of correcting misprints, inadvertent errors of fact or ambiguities of expression.”

The Times, 6th May 2008

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Home Office in new attempt to bar US rapper – The Guardian

Posted May 2nd, 2008 in appeals, immigration, news by sally

“The Home Office yesterday lodged a second appeal in an attempt to prevent the US rapper Snoop Dogg entering Britain, after being twice overruled by immigration judges.”

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The Guardian, 2nd May 2008

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Toddler death babysitter released – BBC News

Posted May 1st, 2008 in appeals, child abuse, miscarriage of justice, murder, news by sally

“A babysitter found guilty of murdering her neighbour’s two-year-old son by banging his head against a banister has won an appeal against her conviction.”

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BBC News, 1st May 2008

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Bin Laden’s son in UK visa appeal – BBC News

Posted May 1st, 2008 in appeals, immigration, news by sally

“One of Osama Bin Laden’s sons is to mount a legal challenge after being refused entry to live in the UK with his 52-year-old British wife.”

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BBC News, 30th April 2008

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Regina v Greaves – Times Law Reports

Posted April 28th, 2008 in appeals, criminal procedure, law reports by sally

Regina v Greaves

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“Accompanying papers of great bulk and some complexity did not turn an unarguable, unmeritorious, application for leave to appeal against conviction into one which was arguable; nor did bulk and complexity operate as some kind of unspoken barrier to making a loss-of-time order under section 29 of the Criminal Appeal Act 1968.”

The Times, 28th April 2008

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London bomb plotters lose appeal bid – The Independent

Posted April 23rd, 2008 in appeals, conspiracy, news, terrorism by sally

“Four men serving at least 40 years behind bars for planning the failed 21 July London suicide bombings failed today in a Court of Appeal bid to challenge their convictions.”

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The Independent, 23rd April 2008

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SFO to appeal High Court BAE verdict – The Times

Posted April 23rd, 2008 in appeals, bribery, corruption, news, Saudi Arabia by sally

” The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) will appeal against a recent High Court judgment that it ‘acted unlawfully’ when it dropped an investigation into bribery and corruption allegations over a BAE Systems’ arms deal with Saudi Arabia.”

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The Times, 22nd April 2008

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R (Edwards) v Environment Agency – WLR Daily

Posted April 22nd, 2008 in appeals, confidentiality, disclosure, judgments, law reports by sally

R (Edwards) v Environment Agency; [2008] WLR (D) 119

“When copies of draft speeches which the Law Lords proposed to deliver were provided in confidence, prior to the delivery of judgment, to the legal representatives of the parties to an appeal which had been heard, the purpose was to obtain help in correcting misprints, inadvertent errors of fact or ambiguities of expression. It was not intended to enable the case to be reargued, and any attempt to do so amounted to an abuse of the procedure of the House of Lords.”

WLR Daily, 21st April 2008

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Serious Fraud Office set to fight devastating arms deal judgment – The Times

Posted April 18th, 2008 in appeals, bribery, corruption, news, Saudi Arabia by sally

“The Serious Fraud Office is to appeal against the devastating court ruling that it acted unlawfully by dropping its investigation into BAE Systems.”

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The Times, 18th April 2008

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Burglar jailed over ear-print wins appeal – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 17th, 2008 in appeals, evidence, forensic science, news by sally

“A burglar who was convicted on the evidence of an ear-print left on a window had his conviction quashed by the Court of Appeal on Wednesday.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th April 2008

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