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Four jailed after innocent man shot in Turkish gang feud
BBC

Backlog in coroners' courts: Bereaved families wait up to seven years for inquests
Independent

Jasvir Ginday jailed for life for murdering wife to hide his sexuality
BBC

Book recommendation: RTA Allegations of Fraud in a post-Jackson Era: the Handbook by Andrew Mckie
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Eve's Law: addresses of domestic violence victims must be kept secret
Halsbury's Law Exchange

This £895 tipi for dogs actually exists
Metro

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Mother jailed for child neglect after four-year-old son lived in squalor with 20 ferrets and 14 dogs
Telegraph

Rotherham child rapist jailed after fleeing to Cyprus
BBC

North Yorkshire Police refers itself to IPCC on Savile
BBC

Book recommendation: Just Law by Helena Kennedy
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Shocking justice gap for disabled prisoners
Halsbury's Law Exchange

Classroom prank is late contender for this year's best April Fool
Metro

Posted on April 11, 2014 at 15:13 by Editorial Team · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Murder of baby Callum Wilson by his mother Emma Wilson 'could have been prevented', review finds
Independent

Revealed: how 300-year-old duellist law is jailing hundreds for 'joint enterprise' killings
Independent

Controversial Harley Street specialist is found guilty of claiming he can cure cancer in landmark case brought by trading standards
Telegraph

Book recommendation: What About Law? Studying Law at University by Catherine Barnard (Author, Editor), Janet O'Sullivan (Editor), Graham Virgo
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No maternity rights for surrogate parents?
Halsbury's Law Exchange

World landmarks turn off the lights for Earth Hour 2014
C News

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First prosecutions under Female Genital Mutilation Act in case relating to 2012 procedure at Whittington hospital in London
Guardian

Islamic law to be enshrined in British law as solicitors get guidelines on 'Sharia compliant' wills
Independent

Bungling 'umbrella robber' jailed for life: judge apologises to victims after court hears armed robber had received life sentences twice before
Telegraph

Monday morning with Alex Williams' cartoons
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No duty to investigate in respect of civilian deaths in Malaya in 1948
UK Human Rights Blog

Teachers at a British school are no longer allowed to use their dreaded red pens to mark students' work.
CNews

Posted on March 27, 2014 at 15:06 by Editorial Team · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Elderly woman evicted from care home over assisted suicide fears
Telegraph

A teenager has been jailed after police found he was getting weapons including a machine gun and ammunition delivered to his family home
Telegraph

Couple jailed for YouTube videos glorifying Lee Rigby murder
Guardian

Weekend video: Why study Law at University if I don't want to become a lawyer?
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Mental Capacity Act 2005 - a damning report
Halsbury's Law Exchange

Facebook status used to catch Exeter benefits cheat
BBC

Posted on March 21, 2014 at 14:03 by Editorial Team · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Assisted suicide could be legalised as Government allows free vote
Independent

Day release from prison is to be scaled back following a series of serious crimes committed by offenders temporarily out of jail.
BBC

Law on hospital blame 'does not go far enough'
Independent

This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen's Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen's Counsel Lawyer's Omnibus.
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Legal aid: is this the cut that kills the system?
Guardian Discussion Panel

Man who lost drunk poker bet with friends gets ridiculous new name
Metro

Posted on March 14, 2014 at 13:45 by Editorial Team · Permalink · Comments Closed
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A teenager who murdered his grandmother and tried to kill his grandfather while high on drugs has been jailed for life.
BBC

Nigel Farage's party must be given the same coverage as the Tories, Labour and the Liberal Democrats in the run up to the European elections, the regulator says.
Independent

Yvonne Turley, 50, who claimed to be an employment law specialist, held meetings with her clients in McDonalds.
Independent

Monday morning with Alex Williams' cartoons
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Supreme Court brings private nuisance into the 21st century
UK Human Rights Blog

Scientists warn global warming could lead to deadly viruses being woken up after a groundbreaking discovery in thawing ice.
SKY

Posted on March 6, 2014 at 15:18 by Editorial Team · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Judge calls for tougher sentences for dangerous dog owners after attack on toddler
Telegraph

Female prisoners in England and Wales have been coerced into having sex with staff in return for favours such as alcohol and cigarettes, a report says.
BBC

A benefits cheat filmed riding an elephant in India, walking unaided and getting into a van while claiming he was too ill to work has been jailed.
BBC

Monday morning with Alex Williams' cartoons
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Fighting corporate crime - DPAs hit the UK
Halsbury's Law Exchange

Father builds amazing mission control desk for his son
Metro

Posted on February 27, 2014 at 15:48 by Editorial Team · Permalink · Comments Closed
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David Miranda has lost his legal challenge over his detention at Heathrow Airport under anti-terrorism powers.
BBC

The residents of Hardhorn, in Lancashire, won at the Supreme Court but still face a £200,000 legal bill
Telegraph

Three London youths charged with murder before alleged victim died
Guardian

Monday morning with Alex Williams' cartoons,17th February 2014
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Smoking ban in cars - right idea, wrong execution
Halsbury's Law Exchange

A woman in Mississippi who was expecting to give birth to triplets has delivered identical quadruplets.
Sky

Posted on February 21, 2014 at 15:27 by Editorial Team · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Ex-soldier sues Ministry of Defence for alleged failure to tackle bullying
Guardian

Number of sex offenders in England and Wales rises by more than third in five years
Daily Telegraph

Two brothers have been jailed for trafficking 12 Czech and Slovak men into the UK to exploit them for wages and benefits.
BBC

Coverage of Alex Williams' 'Queen's Counsel Lawyer's Omnibus'
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Tube strikes - should the law be changed?
Halsbury's Law Exchange

Scientists have created a prosthetic hand which has enabled an amputee to feel objects in his hand for the first time in ten years in what could be the first step in creating a 'bionic hand'
Daily Telegraph

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