Law reports – Page 4

  • Royal Courts of Justice, Strand London
    Law Report

    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
    Law Report

    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
    Law Report

    Gambling

    2017-11-02T16:07:00Z

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

  • Royal mail
    Law Report

    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
    Law Report

    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
    Law Report

    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
    Law Report

    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
    Law Report

    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
    Law Report

    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
    Law Report

    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.

  • Michael Barrymore
    Law Report

    False imprisonment

    2017-08-29T11:10:00Z

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

  • Royal Courts of Justice
    Law Report

    Criminal justice

    2017-08-22T11:31:00Z

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

  • Appealcourtcrisis
    Law Report

    Immigration

    2017-08-15T09:34:00Z

    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.

  • Tony blair meeting troops iraq war copy
    Law Report

    Iraq War

    2017-08-10T16:11:00Z

    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
    Law Report

    Employment tribunal fees

    2017-08-04T07:52:00Z

    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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    Law Report

    Bankruptcy

    2017-08-03T14:27:00Z

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

  • Charlie Gard protest
    Law Report

    Medical treatment

    2017-08-02T15:49:00Z

    Charlie Gard judgment in full.

  • The times
    Law Report

    Freedom of expression

    2017-07-25T10:34:00Z

    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
    Law Report

    Equal rights

    2017-07-25T09:32:00Z

    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
    Law Report

    Financial services

    2017-07-18T09:39:00Z

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