Weekly Notes

Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 31 July 2017

This is our last round up of recent legal news and commentary for this Trinity law term, with updates on access to justice, Brexit, corporate manslaughter and presidential tweetering on the brink of chaos. The next Weekly Notes won’t be until the beginning of the Hilary Term in October, but we’ll continue posting case notes, reviews and occasional points of law over the vacation.

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Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 17 July 2017

Powers old, new, borrowed and blue are contained in the Lesser (or Not Quite So Great) Repeal Bill announced this week as our legislative rocket ejector seat for Brexit. This and other news in a roundup that struggles in vain to cope with all the legal stuff going on right now. Sigh.

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Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 10 July 2017

This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary includes digital justice and the online courts hackathon, gripes about the Grenfell inquiry, a new guide for families caught up in the courts, and the G20 summit of world leaders (and a fringe summit of anti-globalisation protesters) in Germany. But first, here’s a photograph to mark the Law Society’s support for #LegalPride this weekend. (Updated 11 July with extra links.)

 

Courts Back to the future

Plans for …

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Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 3 July 2017

This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary ranges from the wheels of justice to the deals of politics, with appointments and disappointments on the way. It’s Dup Dup Go! for Theresa May, and less is more for Moore-Bick’s show. The new Lord Chancellor was sworn in under heavy robes on a sweltering day and still heavier obligations (for as long as he shall stay). Plus good news and bad from other jurisdictions.UPDATED 5 July.

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Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 19 June 2017

This week’s roundup includes political fixes, fiddles and failures, the legal fallout from the Grenfell Tower fire, the legality of drones, and our old friends, the McKenzies. Plus news of an important new development at ICLR.

Politics Deal or no deal: caught between the devil and the DUP

Last week we reported that Theresa May, who remains Prime Minister despite calls to resign after her disappointing victory …

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Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 12 June 2017

This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary is dominated by the fallout from the general election, which turns out to have been either a dangerous gamble or a stupid blunder, or both. We look at its effect on Brexit, crime and media policies, and other recent legal developments both here and abroad. (UPDATED 14 June, to add further links.)

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Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 5 June 2017

This week’s survey of legal news and commentary includes global warming, the general election, terrorism, Brexit and legal services. It’s been a tumultuous fortnight and it isn’t going to calm down for a while. Welcome to the Trinity law term, which begins on Tuesday 6 June.

Terrorism London Bridge incident

Over the weekend a major terrorist incident prompted calls for a suspension of election campaigning by political parties and …

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Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 22 May 2017

This week’s roundup includes election manifestos, divorce reform, crime and punishment, and legal services.

Politics General Election manifestos launched

The three main political parties launched their manifestos last week. On Tuesday 16 May, Labour launched its previously leaked manifesto, under the title For The Many Not The Few. On Thursday, the Conservatives launched theirs, entitled Forward, together — Our …

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Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 15 May 2017

This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary includes election crimes, legal services, and the law of the gig economy. Plus: legalising cannabis in Canada (the giggle economy), and the not so funny use of Pokemon Go.

Election [f]law Tory election expenses: CPS declines to prosecute

On 10 May the Crown Prosecution Service announced that it would not be pursuing criminal charges in respect of …

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Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 8 May 2017

This week’s roundup of legal news and comment comes from Ottawa where team ICLR are attending the Canadian Association of Law Libraries annual conference. And no, we’re not doing all of it in both French and English, fun though that might be (and a suitable test of the editor’s schoolboy French).

ICLR in Ottawa Welcome to the 55th annual Canadian Association of Law Libraries Conference! / Bienvenue au 55e Congrès annuel de l’Association canadienne des …

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