Woman awaits ruling on use of frozen embryos – The Guardian

Posted April 10th, 2007 in embryology, human rights, news by sally

“A woman left infertile after cancer treatment will find out today if her ‘last chance’ to use her frozen embryos has been successful.”

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The Guardian, 10th April 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Monitoring of employee breached human rights, says European Court – OUT-LAW.com

Posted April 4th, 2007 in employment, human rights, news by sally

“The monitoring by a Welsh college of an employee’s email, phone and internet use was a breach of her human rights, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled. The UK Government must pay £3,000 damages and legal costs in the case.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 4th April 2007

Source: www.out-law.com

Secretary of State for the Home Department v. AF – WLR Daily

Posted April 3rd, 2007 in human rights, law reports by sally

Secretary of State for the Home Department v. AF

“A control order made by the Secretary of State imposing restrictions which amounted cumulatively to a deprivation of liberty was a nullity.”

WLR Daily, 2nd April 2007

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Prisoner goes to court over cost of phone calls – The Guardian

Posted April 2nd, 2007 in human rights, news, prisons by sally

“A long-term prisoner has launched an attempt in the high court to stop BT charging inmates more than five times the national call box rate for phone calls, claiming it breaches human rights. The action, which began last Thursday, has the backing of the prisons ombudsman, the chief inspector of prisons and reformers.”

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The Guardian, 2nd April 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk