Judge backs Michael Barrymore in damages claim against police – The Guardian

Posted August 18th, 2017 in damages, news, police, wrongful arrest by sally

‘Entertainer Michael Barrymore is entitled to more than nominal damages from Essex police over a wrongful arrest which he says destroyed his career, a high court judge has ruled.’

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The Guardian, 18th August 2017

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Michael Barrymore demands ‘substantial damages’ from Essex Police over wrongful arrest – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 24th, 2017 in damages, news, police, wrongful arrest by sally

‘Entertainer Michael Barrymore should get substantial damages from Essex Police over the wrongful arrest which destroyed his career, the High Court has heard.’

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd May 2017

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Former Army captain Rachel Webster to sue the Government over Ihat raid – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 15th, 2016 in armed forces, damages, Iraq, news, war, wrongful arrest by tracey

‘A decorated war veteran has made an emotional demand for the government to shut down its “witch hunt” into historic allegations of abuse in Iraq. Rachel Webster, a former captain, announced she was suing the Ministry of Defence over her wrongful arrest by investigators in January 2014.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th December 2016

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Michael Barrymore ‘wins legal battle over wrongful pool death arrest’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 27th, 2016 in damages, murder, news, wrongful arrest by sally

‘Michael Barrymore has won his claim that police wrongfully arrested him over the murder of a man found dead in his swimming pool, it has been reported.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th October 2016

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Police must confront ‘poison of decades-old misdeeds’, Home Secretary tells officers at annual conference – The Independent

‘The police must confront the “poison of decades-old misdeeds”, the Home Secretary Theresa May has told officers, raising hopes that she is close to ordering an inquiry into police misconduct during the 1980s miners’ strike.’

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The Independent, 17th May 2016

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Wiltshire Police ‘sorry’ for wrongful arrest – BBC News

Posted July 3rd, 2014 in compensation, complaints, news, police, public order, wrongful arrest by sally

‘A woman has received £9,000 and an apology from Wiltshire Police after being unlawfully arrested and held in a cell for hours.’

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BBC News, 3rd July 2014

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Kristy Robinson wins £2,350 damages over wrongful arrest – BBC News

Posted February 25th, 2014 in alcohol abuse, assault, damages, domestic violence, news, wrongful arrest by sally

‘A victim of domestic violence has been awarded £2,350 from Gwent Police after she was arrested when she phoned for help.’

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BBC News, 24th February 2014

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Man wrongly convicted of sexual assault is freed after 17 years in jail – The Guardian

‘A man who spent 17 years behind bars after being wrongly convicted of a sexual assault has been freed by the court of appeal after DNA evidence pointed to another man as the perpetrator.’

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The Guardian, 13th December 2013

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Lawyers of refugees who were wrongly jailed criticised by Appeal Court – The Independent

“The Appeal Court has criticised the lawyers of five refugees who were wrongly jailed for carrying false documents after fleeing their countries under the threat of persecution.”

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The Independent, 30th July 2013

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West Midlands Police pay out to bereaved mum Abby Podmore – BBC News

Posted June 6th, 2013 in compensation, homicide, news, police, wrongful arrest by sally

“A mother arrested on suspicion of murder after her son died of natural causes has accepted an undisclosed settlement from the police.”

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BBC News, 6th June 2013

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Snooping errors twice led to wrongful detention, watchdog reveals – The Guardian

“The police have wrongly accused and detained two people in separate cases as a result of mistakes made in the disclosure of their personal communications data, a watchdog has revealed.”

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The Guardian, 13th July 2012

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Man in al-Qa’ida arrest wins £20,000 payout – The Independent

Posted September 15th, 2011 in compensation, detention, news, terrorism, wrongful arrest by tracey

“A student who was wrongfully arrested on suspicion of being a terrorist after downloading an edited copy of The al-Qa’ida Training Manual for his PhD course, has been paid £20,000 in compensation by police.”

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The Independent, 15th September 2011

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Hayes v Chief Constable of Merseyside Police – WLR Daily

Posted August 2nd, 2011 in appeals, detention, law reports, wrongful arrest by sally

Hayes v Chief Constable of Merseyside Police [2011] EWCA Civ 911; [2011] WLR (D) 269

“Where a police constable had exercised the ower of summary arrest provided by section 24 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, it had to be shown, inter alia, that the constable had actually believed that the arrest was necessary, and for a permissible reason, and that objectively that belief was reasonable.”

WLR Daily, 29th July 2011

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Anger at £70,000 payout to cleared Damilola Taylor suspects – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 8th, 2011 in compensation, families, news, wrongful arrest by tracey

“The family of the murdered schoolboy Damilola Taylor have criticised as ‘insulting’ a £70,000 payout to two youths who were tried but cleared of the killing.”

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Daily Telegraph, 6th June 2011

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Defoe in police harassment claim – BBC News

Posted August 18th, 2009 in harassment, news, police, wrongful arrest by sally

“England footballer Jermain Defoe has accused Essex Police of harassment for pulling him over days after he said he would sue them for wrongful arrest.”

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BBC News, 17th August 2009

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Police pay £3,000 to sex offender – BBC News

Posted July 20th, 2009 in damages, miscarriage of justice, news, sexual offences, wrongful arrest by sally

“A convicted paedophile has won more than £3,000 in damages from North Yorkshire Police for wrongful arrest.”

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BBC News, 20th July 2009

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Wrongly arrested brother of 9/11 suspect wins damages for wrong arrest – The Independent

Posted December 3rd, 2007 in damages, miscarriage of justice, news, wrongful arrest by sally

“The brother of a pilot wrongly accused of training the 11 September 2001 hijackers has succeeded in a High Court bid to win damages for wrongful arrest.”

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The Independent, 1st December 2007

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Levy looks to sue police over wrongful arrest – Daily Telegraph

“The three main suspects officially cleared yesterday of any wrongdoing in the cash for honours investigation are considering retaliatory action against the police as the backlash began against Scotland Yard’s conduct of the marathon inquiry.”

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd July 2007

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