Teenager accused of planning repeat Columbine massacre faces retrial – The Independent

Posted November 20th, 2013 in explosives, learning difficulties, news, retrials, terrorism, weapons, young persons by sally

“A teenager accused of planning a ‘Columbine-style’ attack on his former school will face a re-trial after an Old Bailey jury were unable to reach verdicts on two terrorism charges.”

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The Independent, 20th November 2013

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Of Superglue and Residence – NearlyLegal

Posted November 7th, 2013 in evidence, housing, news, retrials, squatting, trespass by tracey

“A prosecution under s.144 LASPO that came unstuck.”

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NearlyLegal, 5th November 2013

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New Zealand businessman Mark Lundy set for retrial after 12 years in jail as he wins appeal in UK court over murder conviction

Posted October 8th, 2013 in evidence, murder, news, Privy Council, retrials by sally

“A businessman sentenced to life imprisonment for the murders of his wife and daughter in New Zealand had his conviction quashed by a British court today following the emergence of new evidence.”

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The Independent, 7th October 2013

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Sheffield pub death review calls rejected – BBC News

Posted August 9th, 2013 in assault, evidence, homicide, inquests, news, prosecutions, racism, retrials by sally

“No charges will be brought over the death of a man attacked in Sheffield unless ‘new and compelling evidence’ emerges, prosecutors have said.”

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BBC News, 8th August 2013

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Danny Nightingale avoids jail over possession of pistol and ammunition – The Guardian

“Ex-SAS sniper gets two-year suspended sentence for illegally possessing Glock 9mm and 300 rounds.”

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The Guardian, 25th July 2013

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Regulator sees case against iSoft collapse over missing file – The Guardian

Posted July 23rd, 2013 in company directors, documents, financial regulation, news, retrials by tracey

“The city regulator has suffered a huge blow to its reputation after one of its biggest financial crime cases, against four former company directors of iSoft, collapsed over a missing file.”

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The Guardian, 22nd July 2013

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The Murder Trial – Channel 4

Posted July 10th, 2013 in courts, murder, news, retrials, Scotland, video recordings by sally

“For the first time ever, remotely operated cameras have been placed inside a British criminal court to capture a murder trial in its entirety for this feature-length documentary.”

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Channel 4, 9th July 2013

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Danny Nightingale guilty of illegally possessing pistol and ammunition – The Guardian

Posted July 10th, 2013 in armed forces, firearms, news, retrials by sally

“The former SAS sniper Danny Nightingale has been found guilty of illegally possessing a pistol and ammunition.”

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The Guardian, 10th July 2013

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Regina v Lawrence – WLR Daily

Posted July 2nd, 2013 in appeals, firearms, guilty pleas, jurisdiction, law reports, pleadings, retrials by sally

Regina v Lawrence [2013] EWCA Crim 1054; [2013] WLR (D) 263

“The Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) had no power, when allowing an appeal against conviction, either to substitute a plea of guilty in respect of an offence as to which the defendant could not have pleaded or been found guilty or to order retrial.”

WLR Daily, 28th June 2013

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

SAS sniper Danny Nightingale retrial to hear evidence of Army failures – The Independent

Posted July 1st, 2013 in armed forces, firearms, news, retrials by tracey

“The retrial of SAS sniper Danny Nightingale for illegal possession of a weapon began today, and is expected to be used by the Army as an opportunity to reform the lax policies and attitudes prevalent in its most elite regiment.”

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The Independent, 1st July 2013

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Jamie Dack bin murder trial: Three people found guilty – BBC News

Posted June 21st, 2013 in murder, news, retrials by tracey

“Three people have been found guilty of killing a homeless man in Southampton and burning his body in a bin.”

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BBC News, 21st June 2013

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SAS sniper Danny Nightingale faces retrial over illegally possessing pistol – The Guardian

Posted May 2nd, 2013 in abuse of process, armed forces, firearms, news, retrials by sally

“The family of an SAS sniper say they are ‘bitterly disappointed’ after a judge ruled he would face a retrial over illegally possessing a pistol and ammunition – despite a last-minute claim that prosecutors acted improperly by consulting on the case.”

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The Guardian, 1st May 2013

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SAS sniper Danny Nightingale retrial to be challenged – BBC News

Posted April 3rd, 2013 in armed forces, firearms, news, public interest, retrials by sally

“Lawyers for an SAS sniper are to challenge whether it is in the public interest to retry him for illegally possessing a pistol and ammunition.”

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BBC News, 2nd April 2013

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Two men found responsible for Omagh bombing after landmark civil action – The Independent

Posted March 21st, 2013 in civil justice, explosives, news, retrials, terrorism by sally

“Two men connected to the republican movement in Northern Ireland have been ruled responsible for the Omagh bombing after a landmark civil action.”

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The Independent, 20th March 2013

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SAS sniper Danny Nightingale has gun possession conviction quashed – The Guardian

Posted March 14th, 2013 in appeals, firearms, guilty pleas, news, retrials by sally

“An SAS sniper has had his convictions for illegally possessing a pistol and ammunition quashed by the court of appeal.”

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The Guardian, 13th March 2013

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Rolling back the tide – Henderson v Henderson re-litigation – Hardwicke Chambers

Posted February 28th, 2013 in abuse of process, news, retrials by sally

“It always seems much easier in theory than in practice to have a claim struck out as an abuse of process under the well known principle against re-litigation known by its leading authority of Henderson v Henderson (1843) 3 Hare 100.”

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Hardwicke Chambers, 20th February 2013

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New Vicky Pryce trial jury told to begin with clean slate – The Guardian

Posted February 26th, 2013 in harassment, married persons, news, perverting the course of justice, retrials by sally

“The retrial of Vicky Pryce, the former wife of the disgraced cabinet minister Chris Huhne, has begun, with the new jury being warned to ignore anything they already knew about the case.”

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The Guardian, 25th February 2013

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Vicky Pryce retrial decision triggers defence of jury system – The Guardian

“Britain’s jury system should not be judged by the outcome of a single, complex and highly unusual case, senior lawyers have warned following the collapse of the Vicky Pryce trial.”

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The Guardian, 21st February 2013

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Vicky Pryce trial: Q: ‘Can a juror come to a verdict based on a reason that was not presented in court and has no facts or evidence to support it?’ – The Independent

Posted February 21st, 2013 in juries, news, retrials by sally

” … and nine other questions posed by the jury before the judge decided to order a retrial.”

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The Independent, 21st February 2013

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Vicky Pryce faces retrial after jury ‘fails to grasp basics’ – The Guardian

“Vicky Pryce, the ex-wife of the disgraced cabinet minister Chris Huhne, faces a retrial next week over taking speeding points for him because a jury failed to reach a verdict, after suffering what the judge described as ‘absolutely fundamental deficits in understanding’.”

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The Guardian, 20th February 2013

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