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  • Files and hands
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    03 April 2018

    2018-04-03T13:43:00Z

    This week’s starred Law Reports - a case over jurisdiction, Worboys, and personal injury in the workplace.

  • Files and hands
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    26 February 2018

    2018-02-27T12:03:00Z

    This week’s starred Law Reports - including two landmark human rights decisions in the Supreme Court.

  • I stock 642007676
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    Extradition

    2018-02-20T11:21:00Z

    The appeal of an extradition order was successful on the grounds that it would be oppressive to extradite him.

  • Teenagers
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    Family

    2018-02-15T13:31:00Z

    Proceedings related to seven children for whom a final care order had been made in respect of each in favour of the same local authority. Some of the children were in foster care and others in specialist placements. All were subject to certain restrictions on their movement or liberty.

  • 50 pound notes
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    Costs

    2018-02-13T12:38:00Z

    An appeal raised the issue of whether a litigant in person could recover costs for work undertaken by a foreign lawyer.

  • stethoscope medical doctor
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    Family

    2018-02-05T15:01:00Z

    The third respondent, presently aged 11 months, suffered acute brain injury following severe hypoxia during labour and delivery. He was admitted to the paediatric intensive care ward of the applicant hospital. The hospital applied for declarations that the provision of life-sustaining treatment was no longer in his best interests. The ...

  • 10 pound plastic notes in wallet money
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    Pensions

    2018-01-30T11:08:00Z

    Misuse or misappropriation of assets of pension scheme

  • Family/Child
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    Family

    2018-01-16T11:05:00Z

    A transgender father’s appeal against a refusal for direct contact with his five children who belonged to the Charedi Jewish community allowed and remitted for reconsideration.

  • Prison interior
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    Prisons

    2018-01-04T11:09:00Z

    The appellant was a serving prisoner at a state-run prison. He was a non-smoker and suffered from a number of health problems, which were exacerbated by tobacco smoke, including hypertension and coronary heart disease.

  • Lady-Hale
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    Personal injury

    2018-01-03T10:10:00Z

    The claimant was injured and her husband killed while on an excursion in Egypt which they had booked through their hotel.

  • Royal Courts of Justice, Strand London
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    Immigration

    2017-12-06T10:28:00Z

    The Court of Appeal held that the secretary of state’s initial decision withholding consent to the release of the applicant foreign criminal (L) on bail had been made on a rational basis, having had proper regard to the judge’s decision to the contrary.

  • Mental health
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    Mental health

    2017-11-20T00:18:00Z

    Court of Appeal upheld the High Court’s ruling that it was not lawful for the defendant local social services authority to refuse to provide after-care services to the claimant, on the basis that the claimant had no need of such provision because he was able to fund it himself from ...

  • Phil ivey
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    Gambling

    2017-11-02T16:07:00Z

    Supreme Court held dishonesty was not an additional legal element of cheating at gambling.

  • Royal mail
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    Industrial relations

    2017-11-01T16:07:00Z

    Queen’s Bench Division granted an injunction to restrain the defendant Communication Workers Union (CWU) from unlawfully calling strike action.

  • Police
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    Employment

    2017-11-01T16:00:00Z

    The Supreme Court, in allowing an appeal against dismissal by the respondent Metropolitan Police Commissioner, held that a tribunal is not barred by the principle of judicial immunity.

  • Supreme Court
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    Council vicariously liable for abuse committed by foster parents

    2017-10-26T00:13:00Z

    Lawyers will need to pay close attention to local authority contracts with independent fostering agencies.

  • Newspapers
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    Press regulations

    2017-10-18T15:09:00Z

    Divisional Court dismisses application for judicial review, arguing the defendant had not erred in its decision to grant recognition to the interested party, which regulated number of small or smaller publishers.

  • Immigration removal centre road sign
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    Immigration guidance ruled unlawful

    2017-10-16T15:09:00Z

    Court rules aspects of the defendant Secretary of State’s Adults at Risk in Immigration Detention guidance on the definition of torture were unlawful.

  • IVF treatment
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    Damages for breach of contract

    2017-10-09T10:28:00Z

    Father loses damages claim after former partner faked consent for baby to receive IVF treatment.

  • Royal Courts of Justice
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    Environmental costs

    2017-09-26T10:12:00Z

    High Court ruled the government’s interpretation of rules protecting people bringing environmental law cases against the government from ruinous costs bills requires further review.