Law reports – Page 6

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    Immigration

    2016-11-29T15:56:00Z

    The Supreme Court gave guidance on appeals relating to deportation of foreign criminals which were based on article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and held that the policies adopted by the secretary of state and given effect by the Immigration Rules were a relevant and important consideration. ...

  • The Department for work and Pensions
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    Equality

    2016-08-19T10:38:00Z

    The Supreme Court refers case of transgender woman refused female state pension to EU court.

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    Insurance

    2016-08-11T09:27:00Z

    The full judgment as a claimant is ordered to repay most of his PI settlement.

  • Supreme Court
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    Legal aid – residence test

    2016-07-27T14:09:00Z

    The full judgment from the Supreme Court hearing.

  • Menezes
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    Human rights

    2016-04-14T09:22:00Z

    The European Court of Human Rights dismissed the applicant’s complaint that the decision not to prosecute any individuals in respect of the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes by police officers following terror attacks in London was in breach of the procedural aspect of article 2 of the European convention. ...

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    Competition

    2016-03-02T13:32:00Z

    The Chancery Division made preliminary rulings in a case brought by Streetmap against Google Inc, alleging that Google had abused a dominant position in its provision of the Google Maps service.

  • Leveson
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    Human rights

    2016-01-26T16:37:00Z

    The Divisional Court refused the claimant’s application for a declaration that the effect of the ‘householder’s defence’ in section 76(5A) of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 was incompatible with article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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    Damages

    2016-01-08T10:51:00Z

    The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed the defendant newspaper proprietor’s appeals against orders awarding substantial sums to eight claimants for misuse of private information derived from intercepting voicemail messages left on the claimants’ telephones.

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    Family

    2015-10-21T09:29:00Z

    The Family Division ruled in proceedings concerning the reporting of the financial details of Liam Gallagher’s divorce from Nicole Appleton.

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    Landlord and tenant

    2015-10-19T15:45:00Z

    The Chancery Division held that the claimant was entitled to summary judgment on its claim against Dreamland for delivery up of a mural, attributed to Banksy, which had been removed by Dreamland from the building of which it was the tenant.

  • Mr Justice Green
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    Data protection

    2015-09-02T14:26:00Z

    The Queen’s Bench Division dismissed an application by two Burmese men accused of murdering British citizens in Thailand to view a report compiled by a British police team relating to the Thai investigation.

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    Libel

    2015-07-28T11:21:00Z

    The claimant, Freddie Starr, issued proceedings against the defendant for slander and libel for words spoken and subsequently broadcast on the BBC and ITV, and contained in an ebook she published.

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    Mental health

    2015-07-23T12:20:00Z

    In a case where the relevant health care trust wished to discontinue life-sustaining treatment with the inevitable consequence that as a result the patient would quickly die, the Court of Protection held that having regard to the diagnosis of the patient by experts, the balance lay strongly in favour of ...

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    Family

    2015-07-02T11:10:00Z

    A child had been made the subject of non-molestation injunctions, which extended to her mother, while she was a ward of court. As the child approached her 18th birthday, the mother applied to court for an extension of the injunction to extend indefinitely beyond the conclusion of the wardship proceedings. ...

  • Port of Dover
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    Family and children

    2015-05-29T10:59:00Z

    Ex parte wardship proceedings were brought in respect of four children, all British citizens, as there were reasonable grounds for believing that the entire family had left the UK to join Islamic State in Syria.

  • Simply Pleasure
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    Licensing

    2015-05-07T16:03:00Z

    The full judgment in Simply Pleasure’s challenge to local authorities charging fees that could be used to pay for enforcing a regulatory regime.

  • Scrabble
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    Trademark

    2015-05-01T10:50:00Z

    The Court of Appeal considered appeals by both parties in proceedings brought by the Mattel, which controlled the rights in the well-known game Scrabble in the European Union, to prevent the respondent company (Zynga) from selling an electronic game called Scramble or Scramble with Friends.

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    Family

    2015-04-08T15:19:00Z

    The Supreme Court held that none of the exceptions to the general approach applicable to awards of costs in children’s cases as set out in Re T (Children) [2012] applied in the present case.

  • Kent CC
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    Costs

    2015-03-10T17:17:00Z

    The court had booked two interpreters, but they were not provided and a hearing was adjourned. The local authority sought recovery of its costs of that hearing against Capita, which is contracted to provide interpreters.

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    Practice

    2015-03-06T10:02:00Z

    Following concerns about the safety of the claimant’s factory in Bangladesh, Primark withdrew its outstanding contracts with the claimant. The claimant brought a claim for damages for alleged defamatory statements published by Primark. Primark applied for the claim to be struck out as an abuse of process.