Paediatricians as Expert Witnesses in the Family Courts in England and Wales: Standards, competencies and expectations – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted August 9th, 2018 in children, doctors, expert witnesses, family courts, Uncategorized by tracey

‘Produced by the Family Justice Council and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, this guide directs the reader to discipline-specific information with regards to paediatricians as expert witnesses. It is intended to be used by all stakeholders as a companion document to the generic expert witness standards set out in Part 25 of the Family Procedure Rules.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 7th August 2018


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted August 7th, 2018 in Uncategorized by tracey

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

The Competition And Markets Authority (CMA) v Concordia International RX (UK) [2018] EWCA Civ 1881 (07 August 2018)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Knagg & Ors, R v [2018] EWCA Crim 1863 (07 August 2018)Knagg & Ors, R v [2018] EWCA Crim 1863 (07 August 2018)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Wakenshaw, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary Of State For Justice [2018] EWHC 2089 (Admin) (07 August 2018)

Aslam, R (On the Application Of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWHC 2123 (Admin) (06 August 2018)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Saeed & Anor v Ibrahim & Ors [2018] EWHC 1804 (Ch) (03 August 2018)


Oxford grooming gang: Six members jailed – BBC News

‘Six men from Oxford who groomed and sexually abused teenage girls between 1998 and 2005 have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 12th June 2018


Easter break

Posted March 29th, 2018 in Uncategorized by tracey

There will be no posts over the Easter weekend (Friday 30th March – Monday 2nd April inclusive) during which time the Library will be closed. We will resume posting on Tuesday 3rd April.

Grenfell Tower: handling relatives’ immigration cases – Home Office

Posted March 26th, 2018 in families, immigration, inquests, Uncategorized by tracey

‘Guidance on requests for further limited leave from relatives of those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.’

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Home Office, 23rd March 2018


Judicial review or internal appeal against bias? – UK Police Law Blog

Posted March 9th, 2018 in appeals, bias, judicial review, news, police, recusal, tribunals, Uncategorized by tracey

‘Where a police officer makes an unsuccessful application for a panel to recuse itself on the grounds of perceived (or actual) bias, can he apply for judicial review of the decision before exhausting his ‘internal’ right of appeal (under rule 4(4)(c) of the Police Appeals Tribunal Rules 2012)?’

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UK Police Law Blog, 9th March 2018


Hacker admits international cyber attacks – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted January 19th, 2018 in computer crime, guilty pleas, internet, sentencing, Uncategorized by tracey

‘A hacker who was responsible for thousands of cyber-attacks on firms around the world including Skype and Google has been jailed for two years.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 18th January 2018


Christmas Break

Posted December 21st, 2017 in Uncategorized by sally

There will be no posts during the Inner Temple Library’s Christmas closure period which starts at 2pm on 21st December. We will resume posting on 4th January 2017.

Happy Christmas and thanks for reading!

Patrick O’Brien: All for Want of a Metaphor: Miller and the Nature of EU Law – UK Constitutional Law Association

Posted January 30th, 2017 in constitutional law, EC law, international law, Supreme Court, Uncategorized by sally

‘The judgments in Miller highlight the fact that the common law has never managed to arrive at a satisfactory intellectual framework for European law. I will focus first on Lord Reed’s dissent. On Lord Reed’s account, the situation is simpler than anyone who had observed UK and EU law for the past 45 years could have imagined. The UK takes a dualist approach to international law, and EU law is international law. Once this characterisation is accepted the case is over.’

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UK Constitutional Law Association, 30th January 2017


Easter Break

Posted March 24th, 2016 in news, Uncategorized by tracey

There will be no posts over the Easter weekend (Friday 25th March – Monday 28th March inclusive) during which time the Library will be closed. We will resume posting on Tuesday 29th March.

‘Monster’ who beat baby is given 17-year term – BBC News

‘A “monster” father who pretended to dote on his four-month-old daughter but broke her neck and damaged her spine has been given a 17-year term.’

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BBC News, 27th November 2014