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    Mental health


    The claimant had been released from hospital on conditional discharge. The defendant secretary of state recalled him to hospital under section 42(3) of the Mental Health Act 1983.

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    The appellant Spanish national was accused of involvement in a conspiracy to launder money which was the proceeds of crime.

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    The claimant musicians sought an interim injunction or specific performance to require the defendant Royal National Theatre to continue to engage them in the production of War Horse.

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    The claimant housemate in the 2012 series of Big Brother, a former Miss India UK, issued libel proceedings concerning two broadcasts of Big Brother.

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    The respondent judicial authority sought the appellant Lithuanian national’s extradition pursuant to a European arrest warrant so that she could stand trial in relation to an allegation of assisting an ‘armed robbery’, said to have occurred in 1996.

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    Customs and excise


    Ryanair had sought to reclaim air passenger duty, which it alleged it had overpaid in respect of connected flights.

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    The claimant companies brought proceedings, contending that two patents had been infringed by the defendant companies (together, Virgin). Virgin contended that the patents lacked novelty over a number of other matters, and were obvious. The Patents Court held that, among other things, both patents were invalid for obviousness.

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    The employment tribunal had found the claimant teacher’s claims, including of sexual and racial discrimination, against the third defendant head teacher established. The tribunal’s order was subsequently revoked on review and there was no outstanding judgment against the third defendant. The third defendant appealed, seeking a decision that the tribunal’s ...

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    Freedom of information


    A Guardian journalist appealed after the attorney general blocked the publication of letters Prince Charles wrote to government departments.

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    Breach of confidence


    The claimant musicians pitched the Real Deal, a music talent show, to Sky. Sky did not commission the claimants’ show, but later commissioned and broadcast another musical talent show programme, Must be the Music.

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    Libel and slander


    A Thai official tried to sue the former Football Association chairman Lord Triesman for libel, over allegations Triesman made about him before a parliamentary select committee.

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    The issue in the case was whether late paid fees for membership of the taxpayer’s health and fitness club were properly to be regarded as the consideration for a supply of services for VAT purposes.

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    The employee had been made redundant following the closure of a US military base in the UK. She successfully issued proceedings seeking a protective award. On the employer’s appeal to the Court of Appeal, Civil Division, a question was referred to the Court of Justice of the European Union.

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    In dismissing the applicant’s appeal against a refusal to allow his application for judicial review of the secretary of state’s refusal to revoke a deportation order made against him, the Court of Appeal, Civil Division, held that the word ‘matter’ in section 96(1) of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act ...

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    The widow of Alexander Litvinenko sought judicial review of the refusal by the secretary of state Theresa May to order an inquiry into the circumstances of the Russian’s death by poisoning in 2006.

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    The Chancery Division considered a claim by Lush, a cosmetics company. Lush contended that the defendant companies, which were part of Amazon, the online retailer, had infringed its trademark by using it to direct customers to other products similar to, but not sold by, Lush.

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    The Divisional Court dismissed the claimant trade union’s application for judicial review of the defendant lord chancellor’s decision to introduce a fees regime for bringing and pursuing claims in the employment tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

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    Criminal law


    The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, in dismissing the defendant’s appeal against conviction for various counts of fraud by dishonest representation and two counts of possession of articles for use in fraud, held that the principles applicable to inconsistent verdicts were capable of applying by analogy where it was logically ...

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    Libel and slander


    The claimant issued libel proceedings against the defendant newspaper following the publication of an article. The judge rejected the newspaper’s defence of justification and entered judgment for the claimant. The newspaper appealed.

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    The Commercial Court considered a dispute about the payment of commission by the defendant companies, which had sold insurance and other financial products to the claimant trade union. The court interpreted the agreements between the parties, holding that neither party’s interpretation was correct.