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Clooney chooses brains and beauty

London - The past years have seen a parade of models, waitresses and even a female wrestler. All of them have looked decorative on George Clooney’s arm, and perhaps it would be churlish to observe that higher-level education did not figure prominently ... [Published IOL - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Judgment reserved in case over disqualification of councillor and free speech

The High Court has reserved judgment in a case where a councillor in Wales has sought to challenge – on the basis of his right to free expression as an elected politician – his disqualification for two-and-a-half years.Councillor Patrick Heesom represented ... [Published Local Government Lawyer - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Judicial Review finds Home Secretary acted unlawfully in treatment of asylum seekers

High Court rules that the Home Office acted unlawfully in setting payments to meet essential living needs of asylum seekersThe High Court today (9 April) ruled that Home Secretary Theresa May was ‘irrational’ in her decision making and ‘misunderstood ... [Published RefugeeAction - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

2020 vision: Who runs the internet?

(Image: Shutterstock)Index on Censorship, in association with Doughty Street Chambers, invites you to attend our high-level panel discussion asking, 25 years after its creation, who runs the internet?At a moment when the revelations on NSA and GCHQ mass ... [Published Index on Censorship - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

(Probably) the first group action for damages under the Data Protection Act

In December 2013 a group legal action was settled against a London borough following breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Human Rights Act 1998. Anna Thwaites, who acted for the claimants, explains the legal basis for the claims.Together with ... [Published Local Government Lawyer - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

George Clooney's Latest Girlfriend Is Out of His League

[embedded content]Her name is Amal Alamuddin. She's a barrister who specializes in International Law. She's currently advising Kofi Annan on the UN's Syria talks, and represented Julian Assange in fighting extradition from London to Sweden.Not only does ... [Published Jezebel - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Charities welcome landmark judgment for protection of vulnerable

Two leading national charities have today welcomed the long-awaited judgment by the Supreme Court in P v Cheshire West and Chester Council and P and Q v Surrey CountyThe National Autistic Society (NAS) and Mind, which both intervened in the case to p ... [Published Law And More - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Charities welcome landmark judgment for protection of vulnerable people

P v Cheshire West and Chester Council   and   P and Q v Surrey County CouncilTwo leading national charities have today welcomed the long-awaited judgment by the Supreme Court in P v Cheshire West and Chester Council and P and Q v Surrey County Council ... [Published Enable Magazine - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Commission welcomes Supreme Court ruling on Deprivation of Liberty

19 March 2014The Equality and Human Rights Commission welcomed a ruling by the Supreme Court today, which found that severely disabled people cannot be deprived of their liberty without proper safeguards, even if their living arrangements are benevol ... [Published Equality and Human Rights Commission - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Barrister: Give Young Killers Anonymity for Life

Children who commit murder should be entitled to lifetime anonymity, a barrister has told the High Court. Arguing the case for two juvenile defendants, Joel Bennathan QC told the court that young criminals need "the space and protection to grow, to ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

BARTON MOSS ANTI FRACKING CAMP SAFE UNTIL END OF MARCH

The Barton Moss Community Protection Camp looks set to continue to be sited on the access road to the IGas exploratory drilling site until the unconventional energy company's work in Salford is complete.Despite Monday's ruling by Judge Pelling granting ... [Published Salford Star - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Feb 07 2014 - Updated Feb 07 2014 - 1 reports

Press freedom, women in journalism, West Ham and the BBC - please discuss

Four unmissable media events are coming up over the next couple of weeks. Here they are in chronological order. Note that tickets must be bought for three of them, while the fourth requires advance registration... Life after Leveson: the future of media ... [Published Media: Greenslade | guardian.co.uk - Feb 07 2014]

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...Globes hostess Tina Fey poked fun at the actor’s preference for younger partners at the recent awards ceremony, describing his film Gravity as "the story of how George Clooney would rather float away into space and die than spend one more minute with a woman his own age"
..." Plus, he released pictures to People of them on safari to make it official to the public. As if to say - "Look at how cultured and globalized I am; I have the girlfriend and the Tanzanian wildlife to prove it."
"Today's judgment marks an important step to address this. We now have an acid test from the highest court in the land clarifying what counts as a deprivation of liberty. We call on the government to urgently issue clear guidance to care providers and local authorities so that they can implement this judgment."
Mr Bennathan said: "The simple wording of the statute provides that a court has the power to make section 39 order in respect of a child or young person."

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Judgment reserved in case over disqualification... [Published Local Government Lawyer - Apr 15 2014]
Judicial Review finds Home Secretary acted unla... [Published RefugeeAction - Apr 09 2014]
2020 vision: Who runs the internet? [Published Index on Censorship - Mar 25 2014]
(Probably) the first group action for damages u... [Published Local Government Lawyer - Mar 20 2014]
George Clooney's Latest Girlfriend Is Out of Hi... [Published Jezebel - Mar 20 2014]
Charities welcome landmark judgment for protect... [Published Law And More - Mar 20 2014]
Commission welcomes Supreme Court ruling on Dep... [Published Equality and Human Rights Commission - Mar 19 2014]
Charities welcome landmark judgment for protect... [Published Enable Magazine - Mar 19 2014]
Barrister: Give Young Killers Anonymity for Life [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 14 2014]
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