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Court of Protection Grants Vasectomy for Man with Learning Disabilities (August 21, 2013) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

In an historic judgment, the Court of Protection for England and Wales has ruled that it ...

Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Family planning and birth control
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Owners of Dogs That Kill Could Face Life Imprisonment (August 08, 2013) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

In the face of an increase in the number of dog bites that cause serious injuries ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Animal protection
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Social Media and Naming Rape Victims (May 16, 2012) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

It was reported on April 24, 2012, that 12 people across England and Wales have been ...

Topic: Right of privacy
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Prisoners' (January 11, 2012) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The High Court of England and Wales recently dismissed a case in which prisoners claimed that ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Child Sex Offender Detained Indefinitely to Protect the Public (June 16, 2011) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

A British teacher, Nigel Leat, was recently convicted of numerous ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

400-Year-Old Expert Witness Immunity Abolished (March 31, 2011) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The Supreme Court, sitting as a panel of seven judges, has abolished a 400-year-old law that ...

Topic: Judiciary
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Child Sex Offender Registry Information Made Available to Parents (October 06, 2010) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

An existing program, known as the Child Sex Offender Disclosure Scheme, that allows parents to check ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Role of Magistrates' Court in Decline? (September 22, 2010) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The magistrates' courts in England and Wales have witnessed a decline in the number of cases ...

Topic: Judiciary
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Leading Supermarket Chain Prosecuted for Using Too Much Packaging for Its Products (September 22, 2010) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

A leading British supermarket chain, Sainsbury's, is to be prosecuted for using too much packaging on ...

Topic: Environmental protection
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Government to Introduce Legislation to Prevent "Legal Highs" (August 24, 2010) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The British government announced on August 20, 2010, that it will introduce legislation to temporarily ban ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Drug trafficking
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Amnesty International Worker Wins Discrimination Case (October 09, 2009) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

An employment tribunal upheld a claim by a worker for Amnesty International that she was discriminated ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Indeterminate Sentences Not Unlawful (June 01, 2009) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The House of Lords, the UK's final court of appeal, has recently ruled that indeterminate sentences ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Report Criticizes Implementation of Child Protection Laws (March 25, 2009) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

In the wake of a tragic case in England in which a toddler, known only as ...

Topic: Children
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Drop in Compensation for Helmetless Cyclist (March 20, 2009) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

A High Court ruling has caused concern that cyclists in England not wearing helmets while riding ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Parents Will Not Be Prosecuted for Son's Suicide (December 17, 2008) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The Director of Public Prosecutions in England and Wales has made the decision, issued on December ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Compensation for Rape Victims Reduced Due to Drinking as Contributing Factor (September 02, 2008) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, a body responsible for administering the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme in ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

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Last updated: August 21, 2013