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Lancashire Telegraph
DISGRACED: Well-known former Blackburn lawyer who dealt with drug dealers loses appealA WELL-KNOWN former lawyer in Blackburn has failed with eight legal challenges
DISGRACED: Well-known former Blackburn lawyer who dealt with drug dealers loses appeal
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
A WELL-KNOWN former lawyer in Blackburn has failed with eight legal challenges to his conviction for perverting the course of justice over his dealings with drug dealers. Basharat Ditta has been told, though, that another appeal ground, based on... Read more
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birminghammail
Luke Busy hammer attack: Teenage victim 'haunted by memories' of horrific beatingWriting on the Mail’s Facebook page, Luke, from Alum Rock, said he had been lef
Luke Busy hammer attack: Teenage victim 'haunted by memories' of horrific beating
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
Writing on the Mail’s Facebook page, Luke, from Alum Rock, said he had been left with “life-changing problems”. He branded the attacker “scum” and said: “I am still recovering to this day. “I’ve only just come out of hospital after another... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
Solicitor jailed for helping drug-dealer clients appeals convictionA former solicitor convicted of colluding with his drug-dealer clients has atte
Solicitor jailed for helping drug-dealer clients appeals conviction
Law Society Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
A former solicitor convicted of colluding with his drug-dealer clients has attempted to appeal the verdict on the basis of legal professional privilege. Basharat Ali Ditta (pictured), then a salaried partner at Blackburn firm Forbes Solicitors, was... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
Kingston Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
Streatham Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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Bury Times
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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Gazette
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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Harrow Times
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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Gazette News
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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guardian-series
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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Northern Echo
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callCondemning the outcome, Mr Walker's mother, college lecturer Gee Walker, said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
Northern Echo / Posted 3 days ago
Condemning the outcome, Mr Walker's mother, college lecturer Gee Walker, said her family felt "deeply betrayed," and "disappointed". She said: "We put our trust in the judges, in the law, and then they go and do this. It's just wrong. I will have to... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call « Shropshire StarThe judge recommended one year off Michael Barton's 18-year tariff after hearin
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 3 days ago
The judge recommended one year off Michael Barton's 18-year tariff after hearing of his transformation from "racist thug" to a "sensible realistic young man" who had raised money for charity. The tariff is the minimum term before Barton can be... Read more
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This is West Country
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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Bolton News
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call Anthony Walker died after an attack by Paul Taylor and Michael Barton The mo
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Anthony Walker died after an attack by Paul Taylor and Michael Barton The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut callThe mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said h
Racist axe murder victim Anthony Walker's mother 'betrayed' by sentence cut call
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a teenager murdered in a racially motivated axe attack has said her family feel "deeply betrayed" by a High Court judge's recommendation that the sentence of one of his killers be reduced. The judge recommended one year off Michael... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Tilehurst teenager has sentence increased to life in prisonThe 18-year-old, of Dee Road, has now been sentenced to life in prison with a m
Tilehurst teenager has sentence increased to life in prison
Reading Evening Post / Posted 3 days ago
The 18-year-old, of Dee Road, has now been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 13 years for the vicious attempted murder of two teenage girls while he was on bail for the rape and sexual assault of two other teenage girls. The Solicitor... Read more
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Daily Record
Joey Barton's brother has sentence cut after becoming a charity worker in jailAnthony, 18, was minding his own business in McGoldrick Park, Huyton, when he w
Joey Barton's brother has sentence cut after becoming a charity worker in jail
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
Anthony, 18, was minding his own business in McGoldrick Park, Huyton, when he was ambushed and Barton’s cousin, Paul Taylor, 20, drove an ice axe through his skull. Barton was ordered to serve at least 18 years by Mr Justice Leveson who described... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Joey Barton's brother has sentence cut after becoming a charity worker in jailAnthony, 18, was minding his own business in McGoldrick Park, Huyton, when he w
Joey Barton's brother has sentence cut after becoming a charity worker in jail
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
Anthony, 18, was minding his own business in McGoldrick Park, Huyton, when he was ambushed and Barton’s cousin, Paul Taylor, 20, drove an ice axe through his skull. Barton was ordered to serve at least 18 years by Mr Justice Leveson who described... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Anthony Walker killer Michael Barton has sentence reduced after turning into charity worker in jailA racist thug whose innocent teenage victim died after being hit in the head wi
Anthony Walker killer Michael Barton has sentence reduced after turning into charity worker in jail
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
A racist thug whose innocent teenage victim died after being hit in the head with an axe has won a cut in his sentence after turning into a charity fund raiser behind bars. Taylor and Barton, brother of then Manchester City star Joey Barton, who now... Read more
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Scotsman
Aidan Smith: Spotlight shows journalism as it really is Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo are among the stars in the movie Spotlight, an
Aidan Smith: Spotlight shows journalism as it really is
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo are among the stars in the movie Spotlight, and so is good old-fashioned newspaper reporting. Picture: contributed FOR some, this new film is a hard-hitting... Read more
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birminghammail
Hammer teen attacker who left victim in coma tries to have sentence cutA teenager who carried out a horrific hammer attack on a youth at a bus stop ha
Hammer teen attacker who left victim in coma tries to have sentence cut
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
A teenager who carried out a horrific hammer attack on a youth at a bus stop has been told by a top judge he is lucky not to be serving a life sentence for murder. 16-year-old Luke Busby was left with critical head injuries when he was struck with a... Read more
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Express and Star
Hammer attack teenager 'lucky not to be serving life' « Express & StarThe 17-year-old from Birmingham, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, at
Hammer attack teenager 'lucky not to be serving life' « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 4 days ago
The 17-year-old from Birmingham, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, attacked his victim outside a Tesco store in Bromford, Birmingham, in February last year. The victim, who was trying to protect his girlfriend from the teenager and his... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Woman jailed for 'significant' role in £2m heroin supply plot has sentence appeal thrown outA woman who was jailed for her role at the centre of a £2m heroin dealing plot
Woman jailed for 'significant' role in £2m heroin supply plot has sentence appeal thrown out
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
A woman who was jailed for her role at the centre of a £2m heroin dealing plot deserved every day of her sentence, top judges ruled today. Singh had been convicted of being supplying heroin and having ecstasy and cannabis with intent to... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich robber who was given ‘unduly lenient’ sentence has jail term increased Jonathon Patient. PIC: Norfolk Constabulary. A man who was part of a gang wh
Norwich robber who was given ‘unduly lenient’ sentence has jail term increased
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
Jonathon Patient. PIC: Norfolk Constabulary. A man who was part of a gang which attacked and robbed two men at knife point in Norwich has had his sentence increased by... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norwich robber who was given ‘unduly lenient’ sentence has jail term increased Jonathon Patient. PIC: Norfolk Constabulary. A man who was part of a gang wh
Norwich robber who was given ‘unduly lenient’ sentence has jail term increased
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Jonathon Patient. PIC: Norfolk Constabulary. A man who was part of a gang which attacked and robbed two men at knife point in Norwich has had his sentence increased by... Read more
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The New Statesman
My brother, president Bernard2015 was painful for Labour. A winnable election in which we failed through dec
My brother, president Bernard
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
2015 was painful for Labour. A winnable election in which we failed through decisions, not destiny, to win. Like 2010, had Labour made the right choices, both of those elections could have been very different. Every year of the 21st century so far... Read more
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The New Statesman
Move Parliament? It should stay exactly where it is2015 was painful for Labour. A winnable election in which we failed through dec
Move Parliament? It should stay exactly where it is
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
2015 was painful for Labour. A winnable election in which we failed through decisions, not destiny, to win. Like 2010, had Labour made the right choices, both of those elections could have been very different. Every year of the 21st century so far... Read more
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The New Statesman
10 unanswered questions from the Beckett Report2015 was painful for Labour. A winnable election in which we failed through dec
10 unanswered questions from the Beckett Report
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
2015 was painful for Labour. A winnable election in which we failed through decisions, not destiny, to win. Like 2010, had Labour made the right choices, both of those elections could have been very different. Every year of the 21st century so far... Read more
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International Business Times
Labour general election review claims British media wanted to 'destroy' Ed Miliband Labour's internal probe into the party's general election loss has laid some bl
Labour general election review claims British media wanted to 'destroy' Ed Miliband
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
Labour's internal probe into the party's general election loss has laid some blame on sections of the media, who apparently sought to "destroy" Ed Miliband. The investigation, led by former minister Margaret Beckett, claimed the ex-Labour leader... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
High Court: you can beat up a burglar without breaching their human rightsThe Crown Prosecution Service’s householder defence allows residents to use “di
High Court: you can beat up a burglar without breaching their human rights
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
The Crown Prosecution Service’s householder defence allows residents to use “disproportionate force” when tackling a burglar, which could include lethal force and the use of a weapon depending on the circumstances. Only “grossly disproportionate”... Read more
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Evening Standard
High Court: 'disproportionate force' can be used against intrudersHouseholders can use "disproportionate force" against intruders in their homes
High Court: 'disproportionate force' can be used against intruders
Evening Standard / Posted 21 days ago
Householders can use "disproportionate force" against intruders in their homes as long as they reasonably believe it is necessary, the High Court has ruled. Senior judges ruled the so-called "householder defence", which was strengthened by the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Householders can now use 'disproportionate force' against intrudersHouseholders have the right to take tough action and use "disproportionate forc
Householders can now use 'disproportionate force' against intruders
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
Householders have the right to take tough action and use "disproportionate force" against intruders in their homes as long as they reasonably believe such a high level of force is necessary, the High Court has ruled. Senior judges declared the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency'Police investigations into jury-nobbling allegations must be conducted with the
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency'
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
Police investigations into jury-nobbling allegations must be conducted with the "highest priority and urgency", leading judges have stressed. Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas and two other Court of Appeal judges in London sent out the message to all... Read more
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Northern Echo
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency'Lord Thomas said on Friday that "as jury-nobbling/tampering undermines trial by
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency'
Northern Echo / Posted 21 days ago
Lord Thomas said on Friday that "as jury-nobbling/tampering undermines trial by jury", Parliament had given trial judges the express power to order the continuation of a case without a jury. He added: "It is, in our view, implicit in those powers... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency' « Shropshire StarLord Chief Justice Lord Thomas and two other Court of Appeal judges in London s
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency' « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 21 days ago
Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas and two other Court of Appeal judges in London sent out the message to all forces in England and Wales as they criticised the "unacceptably low standard" of an investigation carried out by Merseyside police into a... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency'Police investigations into jury-nobbling allegations must be conducted with the
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency'
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Police investigations into jury-nobbling allegations must be conducted with the "highest priority and urgency", leading judges have stressed. Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas and two other Court of Appeal judges in London sent out the message to all... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency'Police investigations into jury-nobbling allegations must be conducted with the
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency'
Kingston Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
Police investigations into jury-nobbling allegations must be conducted with the "highest priority and urgency", leading judges have stressed. Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas and two other Court of Appeal judges in London sent out the message to all... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency'Police investigations into jury-nobbling allegations must be conducted with the
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency'
Oxford Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Police investigations into jury-nobbling allegations must be conducted with the "highest priority and urgency", leading judges have stressed. Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas and two other Court of Appeal judges in London sent out the message to all... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency'Police investigations into jury-nobbling allegations must be conducted with the
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency'
Streatham Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
Police investigations into jury-nobbling allegations must be conducted with the "highest priority and urgency", leading judges have stressed. Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas and two other Court of Appeal judges in London sent out the message to all... Read more
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Bury Times
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency'Police investigations into jury-nobbling allegations must be conducted with the
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency'
Bury Times / Posted 21 days ago
Police investigations into jury-nobbling allegations must be conducted with the "highest priority and urgency", leading judges have stressed. Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas and two other Court of Appeal judges in London sent out the message to all... Read more
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Gazette
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency'Police investigations into jury-nobbling allegations must be conducted with the
Judges: Police probes into jury-nobbling claims need 'urgency'
Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Police investigations into jury-nobbling allegations must be conducted with the "highest priority and urgency", leading judges have stressed. Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas and two other Court of Appeal judges in London sent out the message to all... Read more
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