Prison officer jailed for inappropriate relationship with prisoner – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A prison officer has been jailed for misconduct in a public office after having an inappropriate relationship with a serving prisoner.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 10th October 2019

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The recoverability of inquest costs in civil actions – UK Police Law Blog

‘The case of Fullick v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2019] EWHC 1941 (QB) concerned an appeal of a Deputy Master’s order that the MET Commissioner pay the claimants’ costs in the sum of £88,356.22, following the settlement of a contemplated civil claim for damages for breach of article 2 of the European Convention of Human Rights, negligence and misfeasance in public office. Slade J held that the Deputy Master had not erred in awarding the claimants their costs relating to the inquest because the steps taken for the purposes of it were relevant to the civil claim.’

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UK Police Law Blog, 14th September 2019

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Judge rejects court action against Boris Johnson over £350m Brexit claim – The Guardian

‘An attempt to bring a private prosecution against Boris Johnson for allegedly telling lies during the 2016 referendum campaign appears to have been dealt a fatal blow with the rejection of an application to take the case to the supreme court.’

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The Guardian, 14th August 2019

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Boris Johnson: Court quashes attempt to prosecute prime minister over Brexit bus ‘lies’ – The Independent

‘An attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson over the claim that Britain gave the EU £350m a week has been thrown out by a judge.’

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The Independent, 14th August 2019

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Three men awarded £414,000 for malicious prosecution by police – The Guardian

‘Three men who were charged with the murder of a private investigator have been awarded a total of £414,000 damages after winning a malicious prosecution action against the Metropolitan police.’

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The Guardian, 31st July 2019

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Stephen Port: ‘No police penalties’ in serial killer case – BBC News

Posted July 9th, 2019 in misfeasance in public office, murder, news, police by sally

‘None of the officers investigated for potential misconduct in the initial response to serial killer Stephen Port in east London will be disciplined, the police watchdog has said.’

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BBC News, 5th July 2019

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High Court judges explain why Boris Johnson won’t face court over alleged Brexit lies: ‘Politicians making false statements is not new’ – The Independent

Posted July 3rd, 2019 in advertising, brexit, misfeasance in public office, news, referendums by sally

‘False statements in political campaigns are “not new”, High Court judges who quashed a court summons for Boris Johnson have said.’

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The Independent, 3rd July 2019

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Brexit: Boris Johnson £350m claim case thrown out by judges – BBC News

‘The High Court has thrown out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson over claims he lied during the 2016 referendum campaign by saying the UK gave the EU £350m a week.’

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BBC News, 7th June 2019

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Brexit: Boris Johnson ordered to appear in court over £350m claim – BBC News

‘Boris Johnson has been ordered to appear in court over claims he lied by saying the UK gave the EU £350m a week. The Tory leadership candidate has been accused of misconduct in public office after making the claim during the 2016 EU referendum campaign.’

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BBC News, 29th May 2019

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HMP Berwyn prison officer jailed for sex with inmate – BBC News

Posted April 30th, 2019 in misfeasance in public office, news, prison officers, prisons, sentencing by sally

‘A prison officer who had a sexual relationship with an inmate has been jailed for 12 months.’

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BBC News, 26th April 2019

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Three ex-prison officers jailed for abusing teenage inmates – The Guardian

‘Three ex-prison officers jailed for abusing teenage inmates.’

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The Guardian, 4th April 2019

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ENRC targets SFO in £70m ‘privilege breach’ claim – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted March 28th, 2019 in misfeasance in public office, news, privacy, Serious Fraud Office by sally

‘The saga surrounding the Serious Fraud Office’s (SFO) long-running probe into Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC) took another twist this week as the multinational mining group filed a £70m High Court claim accusing the fraudbusting agency of misfeasance in public office.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 27th March 2019

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Essex child abuse detectives guilty of misconduct – BBC News

‘Two police officers who scuppered child abuse investigations through laziness have been found guilty of misconduct in a public office.’

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BBC News, 14th March 2019

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Criminal investigation launched into circumstances which led to soldier’s death at Deepcut Barracks – Daily Telegraph

‘Surrey Police have opened a criminal investigation into the circumstances which led to the death of a soldier who was kicked and punched by an instructor days before his suicide.’

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Daily Telegraph, 26th February 2019

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Former constable charged up to £400 for gun control advice which should have been free – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 5th, 2019 in firearms, misfeasance in public office, news, police by tracey

‘A former police constable who charged almost £400 for gun control advice which should have been free, demanding payment from two hotels, is facing jail. Paul Duffield, 55, billed the Black Swan Hotel for £393 and also tried to charge the Feversham Arms Hotel while he held the post of civilian firearms enforcement officer at North Yorkshire Police.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th February 2019

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Hillsborough disaster: David Duckenfield’s trial due to begin – BBC News

‘The manslaughter trial of the police officer in command during the Hillsborough disaster will begin later.’

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BBC News, 14th January 2018

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Hillsborough police chief to face 95 manslaughter charges after judge rejects bid to halt prosecution – The Independent

‘The former chief superintendent of South Yorkshire Police is to stand trial for the manslaughter of 95 fans at Hillsborough after an attempt to halt the case failed.’

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The Independent, 6th December 2018

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Speech by Rt Hon Lord Justice Bean: Misconduct in Public Office – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted November 8th, 2018 in Law Commission, misfeasance in public office, speeches by tracey

‘Speech by Rt Hon Lord Justice Bean: Misconduct in Public Office.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 7th November 2018

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Police spies infiltrated UK leftwing groups for decades – The Guardian

‘Police deployed 24 undercover officers to infiltrate a small leftwing political party over a 37-year period, the Guardian can reveal. The police spies infiltrated the Socialist Workers party (SWP) almost continuously between 1970 and 2007, often with more than one undercover officer embedded within the party.’

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The Guardian, 15th October 2018

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CPS drops all charges against former Hillsborough officer – The Guardian

‘The Crown Prosecution Service has dropped all criminal charges against Sir Norman Bettison relating to his conduct as a South Yorkshire police chief inspector in the force’s response to the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.’

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The Guardian, 21st August 2018

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