Solicitor awarded £70,000 damages for “very serious libel” – Legal Futures

Posted November 2nd, 2017 in damages, defamation, incitement, news, perjury, solicitors by tracey

‘A solicitor has been awarded £70,000 in libel damages after he was accused by a newspaper of incitement to commit perjury.’

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Legal Futures, 2nd November 2017

Source: www.legalfutures.co.uk

Woman jailed for 10 years for making series of false rape claims – The Guardian

‘A woman who made a series of false rape claims and sexual assault allegations has been jailed for 10 years.’

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The Guardian, 24th August 2017

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Woman convicted of making false rape claims against innocent men – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A woman who invented a series of false rape and sexual assault allegations against innocent men has been convicted of perjury and perverting the course of justice.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 6th July 2017

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Expert witnesses jailed in London after perjury on ‘industrial scale’ – The Guardian

‘Seven expert witnesses who fabricated evidence about the cost of replacement hire cars for motorists in road crashes have been jailed.’

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The Guardian, 16th June 2017

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Beautician jailed for paying stranger £300 to take her speeding points after she revealed ploy on Facebook – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 6th, 2017 in guilty pleas, news, perjury, road traffic offences, sentencing by tracey

‘A beautician was jailed after she paid a stranger to take her speeding points and revealed the ploy on Facebook.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th January 2017

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Sean Rigg death: police custody sergeant cleared of lying at inquest – The Guardian

Posted November 9th, 2016 in death in custody, inquests, news, perjury, police by sally

‘A Metropolitan police custody sergeant has been cleared of lying at the inquest into the death of Sean Rigg.’

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The Guardian, 8th November 2016

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Orgreave inquiry calls grow after damning Hillsborough verdict for police – The Guardian

‘South Yorkshire police’s alleged ‘frame-up’ of striking miners in 1984 is consistent with force’s conduct five years later.’

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The Guardian, 16th May 2016

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Finance and Divorce Update January 2016 – Family Law Week

‘Edward Heaton, Principal Associate and Jane Booth, Associate, both of Mills & Reeve LLP analyse the news and case law relating to financial remedies and divorce during December 2015.’

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Family Law Week, 8th January 2016

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Police officer accused of lying in death in custody inquest appears in court – The Guardian

Posted September 9th, 2015 in death in custody, inquests, news, perjury, police by sally

‘A police officer accused of lying at the inquest of a man who died in police custody seven years ago has appeared in court.’

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The Guardian, 8th September 2015

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Six appeal against convictions linked to Mazher Mahmood’s stories – The Guardian

Posted August 17th, 2015 in appeals, Crown Prosecution Service, evidence, news, perjury by sally

‘Six people caught in sting operations by the former News of the World investigations editor, Mazher Mahmood, are seeking leave to appeal against convictions resulting from stories about them in the newspaper.’

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The Guardian, 17th August 2015

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

It’s 30 years since the miners’ strike. But justice for Orgreave shouldn’t have a time limit – The Guardian

‘Police behaviour at Orgreave paved the way for Hillsborough five years later. The IPCC’s decision not to investigate teaches the state that it can mistreat citizens with impunity.’

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The Guardian, 12th June 2015

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IPCC will not investigate Orgreave police action during miners’ strike – The Guardian

‘The Independent Police Complaints Commission will not mount a formal investigation into allegations of criminal wrongdoing by police even though it has found evidence to suggest that police officers assaulted miners at the mass picket of the Orgreave coking plant during the 1984-85 miners’ strike, then perverted the course of justice and committed perjury in the failed prosecutions which followed.’

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The Guardian, 12th June 2015

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Mother and son missing after custody ruling in Bristol – The Guardian

‘Judge takes exceptional step of lifting reporting restrictions to help find Rebecca and Ethan Minnock and reunite three-year-old with his father.’

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The Guardian, 9th June 2015

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Andy Coulson: Prosecutors face questions after perjury charges against former News of the World editor dropped – The Independent

Posted June 5th, 2015 in conspiracy, interception, media, news, perjury, prosecutions by tracey

‘Prosecutors are facing questions about their decision to bring perjury charges against Andy Coulson after the judge dismissed the case against the ex-tabloid editor halfway through his trial.’

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The Independent, 4th June 2015

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Millionaire businessman wins gagging order over alleged sex parties – Daily Telegraph

‘A multi-millionaire businessman has won a permanent ban on a former friend and business colleague from exposing details of alleged sex and drugs parties.’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th May 2015

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Alexander Horne: Evidence under oath, perjury and parliamentary privilege – UK Constitutional Law Association

‘The issue of select committee powers has received renewed interest during the 2010-15 Parliament, culminating in a report from Liaison Committee on Select committee effectiveness, resources and powers (in October 2012); and, subsequently, a report by the Joint Committee on Parliamentary Privilege in July 2013 (and a Government response later that year).’

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UK Constitutional Law Association, 29th January 2015

Source: www.ukconstitutionallaw.org

Fake sheikh Mazher Mahmood cases to be reviewed by CPS – The Guardian

Posted December 5th, 2014 in evidence, miscarriage of justice, news, perjury, prosecutions by sally

‘Criminal convictions in 25 cases are to be re-examined over concerns about evidence provided by the undercover Sun on Sunday reporter Mazher Mahmood.’

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The Guardian, 4th December 2014

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Fake sheikh’ fails to prevent Panorama exposure of his appearance – The Guardian

Posted November 7th, 2014 in injunctions, media, news, perjury by tracey

‘Lawyers for the “fake sheikh” journalist, Mazher Mahmood, have failed to win a high court injunction preventing a documentary from revealing his appearance.’

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The Guardian, 7th November 2014

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‘Fake sheikh’ Mazher Mahmood seeks injunction against Panorama expose – The Guardian

Posted November 7th, 2014 in BBC, injunctions, media, news, perjury by tracey

‘Lawyers for Mazher Mahmood, the so-called “fake sheikh”, are expected to apply for a high court injunction on Friday to prevent a planned BBC documentary revealing his identity or current whereabouts.’

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The Guardian, 7th November 2014

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Panorama’s planned Mazher Mahmood exposé may face legal gag – The Guardian

Posted October 31st, 2014 in BBC, injunctions, media, news, perjury by sally

‘Will the BBC be able to screen Panorama next Monday? The programme that is scheduled to be broadcast, “The fake sheikh exposed”, is about Mazher Mahmood, the Sun on Sunday journalist who is currently under suspension by his newspaper.’

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The Guardian, 30th October 2014

Source: www.guardian.co.uk