Regina (BB) v Special Immigration Appeals Commission – WLR Daily

Posted August 10th, 2011 in bail, deportation, human rights, law reports by sally

Regina (BB) v Special Immigration Appeals Commission [2011] EWHC 2129 (Admin); [2011] WLR (D) 272

“Proceedings before the Special Immigration Appeals Commission to determine the immigration bail conditions of a person subject to a deportation order were interim proceedings in the deportation proceedings or ancillary to them. Article 6.1 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms did not apply to the bail proceedings.”

WLR Daily, 2nd August 2011

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Banned activist Sheikh Raed Salah to remain on bail – BBC News

Posted July 27th, 2011 in bail, deportation, detention, inciting racial hatred, Islam, Israel, news by tracey

“An appeal judge has said a leading Israeli Arab activist, who was detained in London on the home secretary’s orders, should remain on bail pending the outcome of legal proceedings.”

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BBC News, 27th July 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Police (Detention and Bail) Act 2011 – legislation.gov.uk

Posted July 14th, 2011 in bail, detention, legislation, police by tracey

Police (Detention and Bail) Act 2011 published

Full text of Act

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Critics attack Theresa May plan to rush through emergency bail bill – The

Posted July 7th, 2011 in bail, bills, news, police by sally

“The home secretary, Theresa May, is to ask MPs to pass an emergency bill to resolve the police bail crisis amid warnings from defence lawyers that it amounts to a ‘smash and grab raid’ to boost police powers.”

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The Guardian, 7th July 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Police bail debate raises legal eyebrows – The Guardian

Posted July 7th, 2011 in bail, bills, detention, legislation, news, stay of execution, Supreme Court by sally

“The supreme court seemed to be exercising powers it does not have when it offered to consider suspending the bail ruling”

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The Guardian, 6th July 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Society calls for safeguards in bail legislation – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted July 6th, 2011 in bail, bills, news, police by sally

“The Law Society has urged the home secretary to consider safeguards to the emergency bail legislation about to go through Parliament to prevent abuse of the bail system by police.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 6th July 2011

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Supreme court dismisses police bail ruling appeal – The Guardian

Posted July 5th, 2011 in bail, detention, legislation, news, Supreme Court by sally

“The supreme court has dismissed an application from the police to suspend a ruling that triggered a bail crisis, leaving the legal position of 85,000 suspects in doubt.”

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The Guardian, 5th July 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Parliament to hear emergency bill on police bail – BBC News

Posted July 4th, 2011 in bail, bills, detention, news, police by sally

“Emergency legislation designed to reverse a controversial judgement on police bail will go before MPs on Thursday.”

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BBC News, 4th July 2011

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Paedophiles’ bail conditions may be lifted by high court ruling – The Guardian

Posted July 4th, 2011 in bail, detention, news by sally

“Suspected paedophiles, rapists and violent offenders will have their bail conditions dropped as early as this week, unless the police are successful in suspending a high court ruling.”

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The Guardian, 2nd July 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Supreme Court to consider suspending bail ruling – BBC News

Posted July 1st, 2011 in appeals, bail, detention, news by tracey

“The Supreme Court will consider on Monday suspending a judgement that has thrown police bail into chaos.”

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BBC News, 1st July, 2001

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Emergency law to overturn court ruling on police bail – The Guardian

Posted June 30th, 2011 in bail, detention, legislation, news, police by sally

“Emergency legislation is to be introduced to overturn a court ruling that has severely restricted police powers to detain suspects for questioning and plunged police bail laws into chaos.”

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The Guardian, 30th June 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Court ruling on bail ‘a disaster’, say police – The Guardian

Posted June 29th, 2011 in bail, courts, detention, legislation, news, police by sally

“The home secretary, Theresa May, is considering whether emergency legislation to stem growing concern among senior police officers over their ability to hold suspects is needed in the wake of a court ruling.”

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The Guardian, 29th June 2011

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Jane Clough murder: Bail law read in Commons – BBC News

Posted June 29th, 2011 in bail, bills, crime prevention, murder, news by sally

“A Lancashire MP has introduced a bill in Parliament which he claims could have prevented the murder of Blackpool nurse Jane Clough.”

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BBC News, 28th June 2011

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Criminal suspects to be charged through the post – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 9th, 2011 in bail, news, police, prosecutions by sally

“Criminal suspects are to be charged through the post under radical changes to free up police time, Theresa May will reveal today.”

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Daily Telegraph, 9th May 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Magistrates criticise bail plans – BBC News

Posted March 7th, 2011 in bail, news by sally

“Magistrates have criticised plans to increase the use of bail for people awaiting trial in England and Wales.”

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BBC News, 5th March 2011

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Wikileaks: Julian Assange freed on bail but High Court says he must wear electronic tag – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 17th, 2010 in bail, extradition, news, sexual offences by sally

“Nine days after he had been arrested at the request of prosecutors in Sweden, where he is wanted for questioning over alleged sex offences, a senior judge threw out attempts to keep him in prison pending and extradition hearing.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th December 2010

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Julian Assange’s bail challenged in high court by Sweden – The Guardian

Posted December 15th, 2010 in bail, news, sexual offences by sally

“The high court will hold a hearing tomorrow on a Swedish appeal against bail for Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks.”

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The Guardian, 15th December 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Twitter allowed during bail hearing – The Guardian

Posted December 15th, 2010 in bail, internet, media, news, reporting restrictions, telecommunications by sally

“The judge hearing Julian Assange’s application broke new ground today by letting reporters use Twitter and other electronic means to update the outside world on developments in court.”

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The Guardian, 14th December 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Judge ‘was told murderer Jonathan Vass was violent’ – BBC News

Posted November 9th, 2010 in bail, murder, news, rape, violent offenders by sally

“A judge who granted bail to a man who went on to murder his ex-girlfriend was told he was violent, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has said.”

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BBC News, 9th November 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Judge who bailed rape accused ‘blamed’ for nurse murder – BBC News

Posted November 8th, 2010 in bail, murder, news, rape by sally

“The parents of a nurse killed by her ex-boyfriend while he was on bail for alleged rape have called for the judge who freed him to be investigated.”

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BBC News, 8th November 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk