Lockdown Regulations made: restrictions and police powers – UK Police Law Blog

‘The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 were made at 1pm on 26 March 2020 and are now in force. They contain sweeping restrictions never before seen in peacetime in the United Kingdom. They apply to England only and expire in 6 months. They revoke and replace the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Business Closure) (England) Regulations 2020 – leaving the business closures in place.’

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UK Police Law Blog, 26th March 2020

Source: ukpolicelawblog.com

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted March 2nd, 2020 in Uncategorized by tracey

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

P (Abduction: Child’s Objections), R v [2020] EWCA Civ 260 (28 February 2020)

M (Children) (Non-Hague Convention State) [2020] EWCA Civ 277 (28 February 2020)

I (Children: Child Assessment Order) [2020] EWCA Civ 281 (28 February 2020)

G (A Child: S.38(6) Assessment) [2020] EWCA Civ 282 (28 February 2020)

Butler v Bankside Commercial Ltd [2020] EWCA Civ 203 (27 February 2020)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Umo & Anor v R. [2020] EWCA Crim 284 (28 February 2020)

DS, R. v [2020] EWCA Crim 285 (28 February 2020)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Oval Estates (St Peter’s) Ltd, R (On the Application Of) v Bath & North East Somerset Council [2020] EWHC 457 (Admin) (28 February 2020)

National Crime Agency v Hussain & Ors [2020] EWHC 432 (Admin) (28 February 2020)

Hafeez, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor [2020] EWHC 437 (Admin) (28 February 2020)

Diggins v Bar Standards Board [2020] EWHC 467 (Admin) (28 February 2020)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Irish & Anor, Re Presumption of Death Act 2013 [2020] EWHC 456 (Ch) (28 February 2020)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Fairford Water Ski Club Ltd v Cohoon & Ors [2020] EWHC 290 (Comm) (28 February 2020)

Kallakis v AIB Group Plc & Ors [2020] EWHC 460 (Comm) (28 February 2020)

Dowman Imports Ltd v 2 Toobz Ltd (Rev 1) [2020] EWHC 291 (Comm) (28 February 2020)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Yuanda (UK) Company Ltd v Multiplex Construction Europe Ltd & Anor [2020] EWHC 468 (TCC) (28 February 2020)

Ryhurst Ltd v Whittington Health NHS Trust [2020] EWHC 448 (TCC) (28 February 2020)

Source: www.bailii.org

Christmas Break

Posted December 20th, 2019 in Uncategorized by sally

There will be no posts during the Inner Temple Library’s Christmas closure period which starts at 2pm on 20th December. We will resume posting on 6th January 2020

Happy Christmas and thanks for reading!

Amara Toure: Three guilty of Walworth killing caught on doorbell camera – BBC News

‘Three men face years behind bars for their parts in the revenge killing of a teenager which was filmed by a doorbell camera.’

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BBC News, 19th December 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Connor Marsden jailed over Melissa Tate hit-and-run death – BBC News

‘An unlicensed driver who killed a 10-year-old girl in a hit-and-run has been jailed for seven years and four months.’

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BBC News, 12th December 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Lady Hale at the BACFI Denning Lecture 2019, Athenaeum, Pall Mall, London – Supreme Court

‘Women in law –the next 100 yearsBACFI DenningLecture2019Athenaeum, Pall Mall, LondonLady Hale, President of The Supreme Court.’

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Supreme Court, 4th December 2019

Why The Legal Definition Of Consent Fails Victims – Rights Info

‘A British man called Jason Lawrance is appealing his conviction for raping a woman. The woman had willingly had unprotected sex with him – he told her he’d had a vasectomy – but she pressed charges after he texted her to say he had lied.’

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Rights Info, 31st October 2019

Source: rightsinfo.org

Howard League for Penal Reform: Parmoor Lecture – Crown Prosecution Service

‘I aim to be clear this evening about my role as the nation’s chief prosecutor, on behalf of the CPS which I lead. At a time of national upheaval and some political uncertainty, the role of a properly-funded and fully independent prosecution authority is absolutely pivotal.’

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Crown Prosecution Service 14th October 2019

Source: www.cps.gov.ukwww.cps.gov.ukwww.cps.gov.uk

First 100 Years podcast – An Evening in Conversation with Dame Janet Smith DBE and Dame Caroline Swift DBE – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

‘Dame Janet Smith and Dame Caroline Swift can be heard in a First 100 Years podcast talking about their life on the Northern Circuit, their friendship and their distinguished judicial careers.’


Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 27th September 2019

Source: www.judiciary.uk

Christmas Break

Posted December 21st, 2018 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 7th January 2017.

Happy Christmas and thanks for reading!

Learn for Free: Law Courses & Lectures Online

Posted August 9th, 2018 in Uncategorized by sally

We have curated a list of over 250 free legal education resources, including MOOCs, courseware, lecture collections and podcasts, covering a range of topics and jurisdictions.

We are still adding to this list. If you have any suggestions for inclusion please contact smclaren@innertemple.org.uk