Monthly Archives: August 2013

Stealth Case Management Orders

Stealth Case Management Orders A common style of order is a Notice of Hearing that, on the second page, has a series of standard case management directions (often to prepare a schedule of loss, disclose documents, agree a bundle and … Continue reading

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Alex Stevenson

Let me tell you now – I had plans for Thursday evening. In fact I had plans for the whole week. I was going to spend the last few days of recess knocking off work early, going to play golf … Continue reading

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David Miranda row: Seized files ‘endanger agents’

David Miranda row: Seized files ‘endanger agents’ Court limits Miranda data inspection Terror laws: What is schedule 7? Q&A: David Miranda detention Details in files seized from Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald’s partner could risk intelligence officers’ lives, a senior cabinet … Continue reading

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Leveson inquiry: a year that called press, police and politicians to account

As Lord Justice Leveson prepares to deliver his report, Dan Sabbagh looks back at some of the key moments of the inquiry. Link to video: Leveson inquiry: the evidence On 24 June 2011, the day before what would have been … Continue reading

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U.S. military officers have deep doubts about impact, wisdom of a U.S. strike on Syria

The Obama administration’s plan to launch a military strike against Syria is being received with serious reservations by many in the U.S. military, which is coping with the scars of two lengthy wars and a rapidly contracting budget, according to … Continue reading

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My God, what have I done?

It’s been a whirlwind forty-eight hours. First Cameron came up with a motion supporting military intervention in Syria. Then Miliband went in with a softening amendment and said he would not support the government unless the amendment was passed. Cameron … Continue reading

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Comparing David Miranda to phone hackers wilfully misses the point

Comparing David Miranda to phone hackers wilfully misses the point Publications such as the Daily Mail and Spectator are willing to abuse the power of the press to protect the status quo David Miranda with his partner, Guardian journalist Glenn … Continue reading

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Hacked Off names blue-chip companies that used crooked private eyes

The internet, the airwaves and the newspapers are full of speculation about the identities of ‘blue-chip companies’ and ‘high-profile individuals’ who allegedly employed private investigators guilty of using illegal methods. Hacked Off is in possession of a list of 32 … Continue reading

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The press should hug the Leveson report in a grim embrace of welcome

The press should hug the Leveson report in a grim embrace of welcome The irreducible core of the Leveson report will be the informal guiding principle: ‘The press cannot be allowed to mark its own homework’ By Charles Moore8:27PM GMT … Continue reading

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JK Rowling: I feel duped and angry at David Cameron’s reaction to Leveson

JK Rowling: I feel duped and angry at David Cameron’s reaction to Leveson If the prime minister didn’t want to implement the report, why were people like me asked to relive our painful experiences in public? JK Rowling gives evidence … Continue reading

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