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Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR – 27 February 2015

This week’s tasty collation of legal news from home and abroad includes a global law summit and its discontents, a local lawyer-led lay-friendly family court information service, a couple of ministers short of a portfolio, and a quick data packet on net neutrality.

 

Global Law Summit Delegates pay cash for access

If you had £1,500 to spare this week you could have attended the so-called “Davos of law”, as former Attorney General Dominic Grieve rather embarrassingly termed it; more formally known as …

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ICLR Case Law Alert – 25 February 2015

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WLR Daily Case Summaries The following new case summaries were published by ICLR this week. These are free to view.

To find WLR Daily case summaries going back to 2009, try our free Case Search.

 

CHILDREN Care proceedings – Confidential information

In re Z (Children) (DNA Profiles: Disclosure), CA [2015] WLR(D) 76 CONFLICT OF LAWS Sovereign immunity – Diplomatic immunity

Al-Malki v Reyes (Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs intervening), CA [2015] WLR(D) 75 DEVOLUTION Wales …

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Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR – 20 February 2015

Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR – 20 February 2015

This week’s roundup of legal news from home and abroad includes a plan for online courts, a Lord Chief Justice sounding a note of pessimism, a national newspaper telegraphing its own decline, and a Taylor hoping to make a Swift buck. UPDATED 24 February: now with Law (and injustice) from around the world

 

Court in the Web Is plan for internet litigation mere castle on a cloud?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Case Law On Trial: 1865 – 1914

ICLR has been creating case history and supporting the administration of justice for 150 years. In celebration of this we will publish a special Anniversary Edition containing the 15 top cases voted for by you, our readers. We are putting our cases on trial and we need you to give us your verdict.

The first instalment of the voting process, covering cases reported between 1865 and 1914, is nearly at an end. For the last three weeks, we’ve been receiving …

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ICLR Case Law Alert – 18 February 2015

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WLR Daily Case Summaries The following new case summaries were published by ICLR this week. These are free to view.

To find WLR Daily case summaries going back to 2009, try our free Case Search.

 

 

 

  COMPANY Winding up – Petition

Abbey Forwarding Ltd (in liquidation) v Revenue and Customs Comrs, Ch D [2015] WLR(D) 53

 

 

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Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR – 13 February 2015

This week’s selection of legal news and views from home and abroad includes a survey of grumpy judges, internet hate crime, prisoner voting wrongs and freedom of speech under fire.

UPDATED 17 February 2015

 

Je Suis… So Confused Supine appeasement or sensible caution?

“Offence is no offence” is a maxim often cited in response to calls for censorship or self-censhorship to avoid the kind of unlawful but sadly predictable violence perpetrated by those who routinely claim to have been offended. …

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ICLR Case Law Alert – 10 February 2015

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WLR Daily Case Summaries The following new case summaries were published by ICLR this week. These are free to view.

To find WLR Daily case summaries going back to 2009, try our free Case Search.

 

CHILDREN Care proceedings – Case management hearing

In re S-W (Children) (Care Proceedings: Case Management Hearing), CA[2015] WLR(D) 38 CHILDREN Custody rights – Abduction

In re M (Children) (Abduction: Child’s objections), CA [2015] WLR(D) 44 COURT OF PROTECTION Best interests – Declaration

In …

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Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR – 6 February 2015

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This week’s curation of legal news from the netosphere includes a relaunch of the CSA inquiry, a rethink of QASA, a battle of jurisdiction over the hangman’s noose, a parade of privatisation problems and a tussle of Tudor Thomases. But first, some other recent posts of interest: Guest post by David Burrows: Family legal aid and funding: January 2015 150 Years of Case Law on Trial: vote for the precedents you say take precedence

UPDATED 16 February 2015

Wolf Hall: modern …

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Family legal aid and funding: January 2015

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Guest post by David Burrows

 

Funding case law: ‘advantage’, applicants

A fresh batch of legal aid and funding cases has appeared since mid-December last year; and of these the news is that the much publicised (by the President of the Family Division) parents in Re D (A Child) [2015] EWFC 2; [2015] CN 64,  have a legal aid certificate. I return to this later.

Three other cases bear upon funding; and the result, for the Ministry of Justice, …

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ICLR Case Law Alert – 3 February 2015

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ANNOUNCEMENT: 150 Years of Case Law on Trial To commemorate the fact that ICLR has been creating case history for the last 150 years, we’re putting together a special Anniversary Edition of the Law Reports, which will include the 15 top cases voted for by you, our readers.

Each month we will put up a selection of case law for a dedicated period of our history. Vote for the best case, or nominate an alternative. This month the period is 1865 …

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