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Sir Clive Callman obituary

Post date: Monday, October 21, 2019 - 17:25

Sir Clive Callman, who has died aged 92, was a circuit judge, and, for 24 years, a deputy high court judge in the family division. He led a long, vibrant and determined life. Arguably ahead of his time, he insisted on putting the child’s needs at the heart of every divorce case that came before...

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Scottish judges delay ruling in Boris Johnson contempt of court case

Post date: Monday, October 21, 2019 - 13:59

Most senior judge says court needs to ensure PM does not try to block Brexit extension

Rest assured, Boris Johnson won’t be allowed to ride roughshod over our laws | Gina Miller

Post date: Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 16:49

A bullying No 10 is trying to stop the EU granting Britain an extension. What matters is the law, and my lawyers are readyDespite another defeat in Saturday’s parliamentary...

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Farewell the ‘porn block’ – a PR exercise but lousy policy | Amy Orben

Post date: Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 08:00

Without greater access to our online habits, politicians cannot frame laws for the digital ageThe UK government’s porn block was a dead man walking for months, if...

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'More BAME people likely to be targeted' under relaxed stop-and-search rules

Post date: Friday, October 18, 2019 - 16:12

Official report finds disparity in use of tactic and says this may be partly down to discrimination by officersMore people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds are likely to be targeted under relaxed stop-and-search rules, despite not having committed crimes, an official report has...

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PM's new Brexit deal with EU faces challenge in Scottish court

Post date: Friday, October 18, 2019 - 09:37

Campaigners led by Jolyon Maugham QC will argue that the agreement is unlawful

Police arrest more than 700 in UK-wide county lines drug crackdown

Post date: Friday, October 18, 2019 - 08:35

£400,000-worth of drugs also confiscated in a week as part of coordinated campaign More than 700 people have been arrested and more than £400,000-worth of drugs confiscated in a week of UK-wide crackdowns on county lines gangs, police have said.In coordinated law enforcement activity between 7...

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Lawsuits, payouts, opioids crisis: what happened to Johnson & Johnson?

Post date: Friday, October 18, 2019 - 07:00

The household name has been hit in recent years with product misfires and court judgments challenging public trust and investor faithFor decades, consumers worldwide have named the $347bn pharmaceutical behemoth Johnson & Johnson as one of its most trusted brands.

Women let down by the justice system, two years on from #MeToo | Letters

Post date: Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 18:00

Jean McLean of ActionAid UK responds to an article on the sharp rise in the number of complaints of rape and sexual assault and how police and prosecutors have handled themMovements like #MeToo have been vital in highlighting the patriarchal structures that condone violence...

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Fight against Heathrow expansion on verge of victory, says McDonnell

Post date: Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 13:48

Shadow chancellor says third runway ‘cannot stand’ as court of appeal challenges beginThe campaign against the multibillion-pound expansion of Heathrow is on the verge of victory, John McDonnell has claimed, as three court of appeal judges considered fresh legal challenges against a third runway...

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