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  • J K Rowling case
    Feature

    JK Rowling ruling challenged by Associated Newspapers

    2015-01-23T11:49:00Z

    Associated Newspapers challenge a High Court ruling that bestselling author JK Rowling should be allowed to read a unilateral statement in open court as part of the settlement of a libel claim against them. They claim her statement undermines the basis on which they settled the action. Watch the broadcast, ...

  • Rihanna legal battle
    Feature

    Rihanna wins legal battle with Topshop over image rights

    2015-01-23T11:29:00Z

    The Court of Appeal delivers judgment in an appeal by Topshop against a High Court ruling that it had ‘passed off’ T-shirts featuring a picture of Rihanna.

  • Court of Appeal
    Feature

    Court of Appeal: R v Gemma Louise Hollings

    2015-01-18T11:17:00Z

    A woman who carried out a series of assaults on her partner - attacking him with a hammer, a curtain pole and a bottle - has had her jail sentence increased from eight to 12 years. Watch the broadcast, in association with Sky News.

  • Court of Appeal
    Feature

    Exceptional case legal aid

    2014-12-18T10:56:00Z

    The Court of Appeal ruled that the government’s guidance on exceptional case funding for legal aid in immigration cases is unlawful.

  • Court of Appeal
    Feature

    Savile compensation scheme

    2014-12-18T10:50:00Z

    The Court of Appeal sanctioned a compensation scheme set up for victims of the late Jimmy Savile.

  • Foetal alcohol syndrome case
    Feature

    Foetal alcohol syndrome case dismissed

    2014-12-15T10:31:00Z

    The Court of Appeal has ruled that a child born with foetal alcohol syndrome is not legally entitled to compensation after her mother drank excessively while pregnant.

  • Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas
    Feature

    Lee Rigby killers lose legal challenges

    2014-12-10T09:48:00Z

    Two men found guilty of the murder of soldier Lee Rigby in May last year have been refused leave to appeal.

  • Embassy appeal
    News

    Embassies appeal employment rulings

    2014-12-03T13:56:00Z

    Embassies appealed Employment Appeal Tribunal rulings that they did not enjoy diplomatic immunity from claims brought by former employees. Watch the broadcast, in association with Sky News.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    Imagining the future of legal services

    2014-12-01T09:00:00Z

    The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Commission on the Future of Legal Services has issued its opening salvo.

  • Joshua Rozenberg
    Opinion

    Parting shots

    1 December 2014

    The outgoing chair of the SRA board remains committed to full independence for the regulator.