Law Lords consider Iraqi deaths – BBC News

Posted April 17th, 2007 in armed forces, human rights, Iraq, jurisdiction, news by sally

“The Law Lords are to consider whether the cases of six Iraqi civilians who died at the hands of the British are subject to UK human rights law.”

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BBC News, 17th April 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Tracking e-mails ‘a breach of human rights’

Posted April 16th, 2007 in human rights, news, privacy by sally

“A college worker in Wales whose e-mails and internet usage at work were monitored has successfully sued her employer for breaching the European Convention on Human Rights.”

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The Times, 14th April 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Stretford v. Football Association Ltd. and Another – Times Law Reports

Posted April 13th, 2007 in arbitration, human rights, law reports by sally

Parties to an arbitration waive Convention right to fair trial

Stretford v. Football Association Ltd. and Another

Court of Appeal

“An arbitration agreement in the rules of a national football association did not contravene the right to a fair trial guaranteed by article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights.”

The Times, 13th April 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Woman loses fight to have ex-boyfriend’s baby – The Times

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

“A woman who was left infertile after cancer therapy has lost her five year fight to be allowed to have fertility treatment using frozen embryos from her ex-boyfriend after he objected.”

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The Times, 10th April 2007

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Regina (Malik) v. Waltham Forest Primary Care Trust and Another – Times Law Reports

Posted April 10th, 2007 in human rights, law reports by sally

Right to work is not a possession 

Regina (Mailk) v. Waltham Forest Primary Care Trust and Another

Court of Appeal

“The ability to earn a living was not a right of possession such as was capable of protection under the European Convention on Human Rights.”

The Times, 10th April 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

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