No Burrell probe during inquest – BBC News

Posted March 7th, 2008 in inquests, news, perjury by sally

“The Metropolitan police has said it will not launch a perjury investigation into ex-royal butler Paul Burrell until after the Princess Diana inquest concludes.”

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BBC News, 7th March 2008

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Cinpres Gas Injection Ltd v Melea Ltd – Times Law Reports

Posted February 29th, 2008 in law reports, patents, perjury, res judicata by sally

Cinpres Gas Injection Ltd v Melea Ltd

Court of Appeal

“Perjury by a witness who had common cause with one of the parties in proceedings could be sufficient to have the judgment set aside as having been obtained by fraud.”

The Times, 29th February 2008

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Cinpres Gas Injection Ltd v Melea Ltd – WLR Daily

Posted February 1st, 2008 in law reports, patents, perjury, res judicata by sally

Cinpres Gas Injection Ltd v Melea Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 9; [2008] WLR (D) 19

“Where an inventor who gave perjured evidence at the trial of his employer’s application for a patent had been more than a mere witness in those proceedings, his fraud should be treated as his employer’s fraud for the purposes of the fraud exception to the doctrine of res judicata.”

WLR Daily, 31st January 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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R v Miell – WLR Daily

Posted January 10th, 2008 in evidence, law reports, perjury, retrials by sally

R v Miell [2007] EWCA Crim 3130; [2007] WLR(D) 346

“In deciding whether to quash an acquittal, the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) had to form its own view as to whether the acquitted person’s subsequent guilty plea to perjury at his trial constituted compelling evidence that he had committed the offence charged.”

WLR Daily, 8th January 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Regina v Miell – Times Law Reports

Posted January 4th, 2008 in evidence, law reports, perjury, retrials by sally

Regina v Miell

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“In deciding whether to quash an acquittal, the court had to form its own view as to whether the acquitted person’s subsequent plea of guilty to perjury at his trial was in fact compelling evidence that he had committed the offence charged.”

The Times, 4th January 2008

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US lawyers move to cut £55m in perks – The Times

Posted May 3rd, 2007 in news, pensions, perjury, remuneration by sally

“Lawyers acting for some of Britain’s largest pension funds yesterday sought to freeze the £55 million of bonuses and pension payments due to the former chief executive of BP.”

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The Times, 3rd May 2007

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‘Perjury’ threat for ex-BP boss – BBC News

Posted May 2nd, 2007 in news, perjury by sally

“Former BP chief Lord John Browne [sic] may now face charges of perjury amid allegations that he lied to a court about a gay partner, reports say.”

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BBC News, 2nd May 2007

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