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New Restrictions Halt School-Time Vacations (September 23, 2013) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, ...

Topic: Education
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Government Considering Role of Monarchy in Consent to Legislation (September 17, 2013) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's ...

Topic: Legislative power
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Queen's Speech for 2013 (May 20, 2013) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual ...

Topic: Legislative power
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Bill to Modernize Electoral System Considered (August 03, 2012) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Use of Pirate Bay File-Sharing Website Illegal, ISPs Required to Block Access (May 16, 2012) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Ruling Highlights (March 27, 2012) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Serious Organised Crime Agency Entitled to Civil Recovery of Money Laundering Proceeds (January 11, 2012) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The

High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Ministry of Defence Investigations in Iraq Not Independent Enough to Meet Human Rights Requirements (January 11, 2012) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Use of Conditional Fee Agreements Seen as Violation of European Convention on Human Rights (January 24, 2011) by Tariq Ahmad

On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: European Court of Human Rights; United Kingdom

Ban on Tehrik-e-Taliban Under Terror Law Considered (January 20, 2011) by Krishan Nehra

The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Reform of Facilitated Returns Scheme Increases Cash-Incentive for Foreign National Prisoners to Return Home (November 23, 2010) by Kersi Shroff

In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill (November 09, 2010) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Controversial Terrorism Pre-Charge Detention Powers Rarely Utilized (November 01, 2010) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Commission Warns Government over Legality of Its Torture Policy (October 06, 2010) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing ...

Topic: War crimes
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Civil Servants Prohibited from Cooperating with U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Investigation (September 16, 2010) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release ...

Topic: Officials and employees
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Illegal Immigrant Jailed for 500,000 Tax Fraud (August 16, 2010) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

New Coalition Government Publishes Policy Plans (May 25, 2010) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Stock Broker Fined 2.8 Million for Market Abuse (May 25, 2010) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the ...

Topic: Securities
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

General Election Soon to Occur, with New Constituency Boundaries (May 06, 2010) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Anti-Terrorism Detention Provisions Called Into Question (January 26, 2010) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

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Last updated: September 23, 2013