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  • Michael Barrymore
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    False imprisonment


    Queen’s Bench Division ruled Michael Barrymore was not lawfully arrested and subsequently able to recover damages from police.

  • Royal Courts of Justice
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    Criminal justice


    Court of Appeal allowed the defendant optometrist’s appeal against conviction and quashed her conviction for an offence of gross negligence manslaughter.

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    Court of Appeal give guidance on the general approach to be adopted in law and practice by the tribunals to the fair determination of claims for asylum from children, young people and other incapacitated or vulnerable persons whose ability to effectively participate in proceedings might be limited.

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    Iraq War


    High Court refuse defendant attempt to gain permission for Supreme Court to issue a summons for a private prosecution of Tony Blair, Jack Straw and Lord Goldsmith.

  • Unison court case
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    Employment tribunal fees


    Fees imposed in respect of proceedings in employment tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal were ruled unlawful by the Supreme Court, both at common law and under European Union law.

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    The Crescent Farm principle had no application in the case of the passing of property to a trustee in bankruptcy.

  • Charlie Gard protest
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    Medical treatment


    Charlie Gard judgment in full.

  • The times
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    Freedom of expression


    Supreme Court dismissed the appellant’s appeal against the decision not to grant an interim injunction to restrain publication of any information that might identify him in circumstances where he had been arrested but never charged in relation to the sexual abuse of children.

  • Walker court case
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    Equal rights


    Supreme Court declared that the male appellant’s husband was entitled to a spouse’s pension calculated on the basis of all the years of the appellant’s service with the respondent.

  • Canary Wharf banks
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    Financial services


    Four banking groups sought the courts guidance concerning ring-fencing transfer schemes (RFTSs).

  • Saudi arms protests
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    Saudi arms trading


    The High Court ruled that arms sales to Saudi Arabia by the United Kingdom government is legal.

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    The Secretary of State was granted permission to issue terrorist prevention and investigation measures

  • Rangers FC
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    Income tax


    Supreme Court dismisses the appeal of Rangers FC, holding that payments made to the principal trust should have been subject to deduction of income tax.

  • Man in handcuffs
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    Divisional Court held that it was open to a requesting judicial authority to add missing information to a deficient European arrest warrant so as to establish its validity.

  • Hillsborough memorial
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    Criminal justice


    Divisional Court quashed decisions to suspend, pursue the statutory process against and require the claimant former Chief Constable to resign, following his statement on the Hillsborough disaster.

  • Divorce
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    In Sharp v Sharp , the Court of Appeal held that held that the wife was correct to contend that the combination of potentially relevant factors was sufficient to justify a departure from the equal sharing principle.

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    Secretary of state makes deportation orders against appellants, who were foreign nationals with indefinite leave to remain in the United Kingdom, having been convicted of serious drug-related offences.

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    The Supreme Court upheld the original Court of Appeal decision that that a casualty had been caused by an ‘abnormal occurrence’ with the result that no breach of the safe port warranty had occurred.

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    Court proceedings


    Documents created during criminal investigation not legally privileged.

  • new housing
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    Real estate


    The Supreme Court, in dismissing the appellant’s appeal against a finding that the local authority’s housing duty to her had been discharged, held that the reviewing officer had been entitled to find that there was no medical evidence that a property of its type would have the consequence that the ...