Monthly Archives: March 2014

No duty to investigate in respect of civilian deaths in Malaya in 1948

Originally posted on UK Human Rights Blog:
Keyu and Others v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Office and another [2014] EWCA Civ 312, 19 March 2014 – read judgment After an interesting analysis of the time limits for claims…

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CA says Prince Charles’ advocacy letters should be produced

Originally posted on UK Human Rights Blog:
R (o.t.a Rob Evans) v. Attorney-General,  Information Commissioner Interested Party, 12 March 2014 – read judgment The Court of Appeal (reversing a strong court including the former Lord Chief Justice – see my…

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Mormon Tax, Posthumous Procreation and Stephen Lawrence Spying – the Human Rights Roundup

Originally posted on UK Human Rights Blog:
Welcome back to the UK Human Rights Roundup, your regular spring harvest of human rights news and views.  The full list of links can be found here.  You can find previous roundups here. …

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Evidence to Parliament on Criminal Justice and Courts Bill

Originally posted on UK Human Rights Blog:
I will be giving evidence tomorrow at around 3pm to the Public Bill Committee scrutinising the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill. I will be giving evidence along with Nicola Mackintosh, Nick Armstrong and…

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Police have “Osman” duty to investigate in date rape cases

Originally posted on UK Human Rights Blog:
DSD and NVB v The Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis [2014] EWHC 436 (QB) – read judgment The police have a duty to conduct investigations into particularly severe violent acts perpetrated by private…

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Strasbourg on Mormons and their temples

Originally posted on UK Human Rights Blog:
THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS v. THE UNITED KINGDOM, ECtHR, 4 March 2014 – read judgment An apparently dry dispute about business rates on one of the Mormons’ temples in Preston…

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Home Office/Security Industry Authority: ‘Revised timetable for business licensing’

Originally posted on TheSecurityLion:
On Thursday 27 February, at a meeting of the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) Strategic Consultative Group, Home Office officials updated representatives of the private security industry on the timetable for introducing business licensing. The group was…

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