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20th April - LAW NEWS HEADLINES

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FOCUS OF THE DAY story - Draft Brighton declaration is a breath of fresh air. Despite Bratza's concerns, UK's watered-down reform proposals for Strasbourg are sensible. Full story - Guardian Law

  • Woman arrested after shop dummy entered as Aberdeen council election candidate http://t.co/jBgYQpIO Apr 20, 2012
  • IsAnyoneUp's Hunter Moore: 'The net's most hated man' http://t.co/GCXltRQ8 Apr 20, 2012
  • N-Dubz rapper Dappy arrested after petrol station fight http://t.co/5LnK5oBL Apr 20, 2012
  • Theresa May and the 14 dodged Abu Qatada questions http://t.co/t0dABK2F Apr 20, 2012
  • Judge declares Christian radio ad 'political' http://t.co/EPAbigoP Apr 20, 2012
  • We can't reform the European Court of Human Rights, so let's end this nonsense http://t.co/H2emwbyL Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW FIRM NEWS: Eversheds adds real estate partner from Berwin Leighton Paisner | The Lawyer: http://t.co/vW2muwmJ Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW FIRM NEWS: Scottish private client firm Turcan Connell launches Glasgow base | The Lawyer: http://t.co/donhE7zZ Apr 20, 2012
  • Science never partisan, but always political, recent attacks of it are a sign of a slide into authoritarianism http://t.co/sm6elJH2 Apr 20, 2012
  • UN rights office says GAZA death sentences unlawful, urges Hamas to halt planned firing squad http://t.co/4ysgYh0J Apr 20, 2012
  • KENYA: Kenya police executed terror suspect http://t.co/RLuTCnrH Apr 20, 2012
  • Solicitors Journal - Clarke celebrates Brighton Declaration http://t.co/MYAx6yOK Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW GAZETTE: Firms going direct for PII coverage, Law Society poll shows http://t.co/9FvuqiOw Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW GAZETTE: Brighton: we never sought seismic change, says Grieve http://t.co/Zm7b68sk Apr 20, 2012
  • Legal Aid: Lords consider amendments http://t.co/ByVuCNOf Apr 20, 2012
  • British Legal History CONFERENCE: "Law and Authority" University of Glasgow, 10-13 July 2013. http://t.co/Qx1ePYd3 Apr 20, 2012
  • ARGENTINA: YPF Shareholders Consider Post-Nationalization Future http://t.co/QMA0pUe0 Apr 20, 2012
  • NEW ZEALAND: More legal action looming over Crafar deal http://t.co/dMjhWVz6 Apr 20, 2012
  • BP faces legal action over Russian oil spills http://t.co/aT2Q20ZP Apr 20, 2012
  • BOA resigned to losing legal battle over Dwain Chambers Olympic ban http://t.co/ubBfhi7q Apr 20, 2012
  • Case Law: Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Fontevecchia v Argentina - balancing privacy and freedom of expression http://t.co/TdLVZqPF Apr 20, 2012
  • Human Rights Without Borders http://t.co/yHBMAYWe Apr 20, 2012
  • Euro human rights court reforms agreed in effort to cut back cases- Legalweek http://t.co/X0GmInUz Apr 20, 2012
  • US: Jewish human rights group outraged after Senate candidate compares anti-smoking laws to Jews wearing yellow stars http://t.co/p1fXpKmx Apr 20, 2012
  • Swansea Rape trial held up as barrister is called away http://t.co/QF4QzfGm Apr 20, 2012
  • ‘He was a figurehead to those troubled young men’- Peter Merrick trial http://t.co/0FA9FEiD Apr 20, 2012
  • QC dismisses abuse allegations as 'not terribly convincing' - West Yorkshire http://t.co/MrRM5teD Apr 20, 2012
  • Improving the odds: how to write a good pupillage application | http://t.co/Qk1uv0t9  Apr 20, 2012
  • US: Racial bias saves death row man http://t.co/q5MMS6Qu Apr 20, 2012
  • Youth Justice scheme hailed a success: Aberdeen http://t.co/FDhbppvw Apr 20, 2012
  • US: NC judge tosses death sentence because race played role in 1st test of racial justice law http://t.co/gxOh0pBI Apr 20, 2012
  • Footballer rape trial: Ched Evans jailed five years, Clayton McDonald cleared http://t.co/nIH0ELI4 Apr 20, 2012
  • Dozens more phone-hacking legal claims emerge http://t.co/y6dTtHsL Apr 20, 2012
  • Electronically tagged men dubbed 'dim and dimmer' after robbing petrol station - Northern Ireland http://t.co/D8JsPA6N Apr 20, 2012
  • Wayne Rooney launches phone-hacking claim http://t.co/08mJgrHJ Apr 20, 2012
  • Husband caught trying to divorce wife in secret - Bradford http://t.co/QDsAChDl Apr 20, 2012
  • CANADA: Solicitor-client privilege can be ‘pierced,’ but very rarely http://t.co/RcIDTblz Apr 20, 2012
  • US/UK extradition agreement too one-sided, says MP Keith Vaz http://t.co/LGvEL5I4 Apr 20, 2012
  • Our criminal review body has led to dozens of convictions quashed http://t.co/1In2jhRj Apr 20, 2012
  • Yes, criticise individual cases but Strasbourg court should develop law | Joshua Rozenberg http://t.co/fGWXmDHv Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW FIRM NEWS: China's Zhong Lun picks up ex-Freshfields partner | The Lawyer: http://t.co/3hkemNGT Apr 20, 2012
  • Transport for London launches review of legal panel | The Lawyer: http://t.co/z7JYv38p Apr 20, 2012
  • Supreme Court prepares to rule in Seldon age discrimination case | The Lawyer: http://t.co/cJXkDpk5 Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW FIRM NEWS: Hogan Lovells secures pardon for Belarusian opposition leader | The Lawyer: http://t.co/xVi3Sy8U Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW FIRM NEWS: Latham under fire for holding cooking event for female network | The Lawyer: http://t.co/ebS7sbG4 Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW GAZETTE: Solicitor advocates dragging standards down, says BSB research http://t.co/nGi1nVW3 Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW GAZETTE: Society offers compliance officer help http://t.co/UCHnIpqv Apr 20, 2012
  • US: High court limits suits under torture victim law http://t.co/ST4w5O8R Apr 20, 2012
  • US: As Asians Flock to Northern Virginia, Laws and Palates Collide http://t.co/rURBfii9 Apr 20, 2012
  • US Law Firm Dewey & LeBoeuf Said to Consider Prepackaged Bankruptcy: http://t.co/vojIiVHE Apr 20, 2012
  • YouTube loses court battle over music clips http://t.co/OoISN6ez Apr 20, 2012
  • Olympus eyes fresh start, ex-CEO mulls legal threat http://t.co/3vDCCxZ2 Apr 20, 2012
  • TheLawMap Wig is out! http://t.co/VTrW0MekApr 20, 2012
  • LAW GAZETTE: Reservations as Clarke wins Strasbourg court reform deal http://t.co/y5baZisj Apr 20, 2012 AUS: High Court rules iiNet not responsible for its customers' illegal downloads http://t.co/tnPpYsme Apr 20, 2012
  • ITALY: uproar after illegal immigrants are deported gagged with duct tape and bound with plastic bands http://t.co/E61QVWD7 Apr 20, 2012
  • UN says South Sudan seized Heglig oil field illegally http://t.co/lLmTnLR5 Apr 20, 2012
  • Birmingham riots murder trial: jury shown footage of car hitting victims http://t.co/LtFyCEYE Apr 20, 2012
  • UKRAINE: Yulia Tymoshenko's tax evasion trial begins despite health problems http://t.co/I7LjHSDU Apr 20, 2012
  • US: Honda appeal seeks to reverse hybrid owner's award http://t.co/Xcl8ySEK Apr 20, 2012
  • Julian Assange's lawyer 'prevented from boarding flight at Heathrow' http://t.co/kP12BZHy Apr 20, 2012
  • US: Offenders with learning disabilities in mental health courts more likely to receive behavioural rehabilitation http://t.co/zknbV6bi Apr 20, 2012
  • CANADA: For once, the courts give Conrad Black reason to be “delighted” http://t.co/mwHBP6b6 Apr 20, 2012
  • BANGLADESH: High Court delays Bangladesh tour of Pakistan http://t.co/t12nGbIM Apr 20, 2012
  • VENEZUELA: Ex-Supreme Court justice says Venezuela manipulates courts http://t.co/t688Z6js Apr 20, 2012
  • UK terror convict testifies in US about Bin Laden meeting http://t.co/z3bM2ryZ Apr 20, 2012
  • Jayden's parents demand rickets death hospital inquiry http://t.co/MZimdOam Apr 20, 2012
  • Heywood case: China 'murder cover-up began immediately' http://t.co/dq8SF2Nu Apr 20, 2012
  • Judge ruling indicates Abu Qatada could be granted bail once again - http://t.co/WDIwyvUg Apr 20, 2012
  • Woman was tricked by Nigerian doctor into believing she had given birth http://t.co/aRe0jUiK Apr 20, 2012
  • Clarke hails EU court reform despite its leader saying nothing has changed - http://t.co/nj5WxJv1 Apr 20, 2012
  • Embarrassed woman 'cried rape' after bondage sex regrets, court hears - http://t.co/OzqifUKK Apr 20, 2012
  • Empty evidence from al-Qaeda supergrass - http://t.co/OJtDHPSU Apr 20, 2012
  • Black firefighter claims police shot him with Taser in racist attack - http://t.co/qFOfCYcr Apr 20, 2012
  • BAHRAIN: Force India Formula 1 team car flee Bahrain democracy protest http://t.co/HZMzX7x1 Apr 20, 2012
  • UN tribunal sends first genocide suspect to Rwandan court http://t.co/bUbBeJSn Apr 20, 2012
  • US: Florida Gun Law Task Force Is Named: http://t.co/jZK46ZKP Apr 20, 2012
  • CANADA: Law prof: Don't jump to conclusions about activist death http://t.co/EBEOMxL0 Apr 20, 2012
  • European law experts say May has her dates wrong on Qatada http://t.co/ZEWcPrR8 Apr 20, 2012
  • Law firm in £25million Rangers war http://t.co/e8cDmZMp Apr 20, 2012
  • Breivik: I shot Ut√łya victims because EU law made it hard to make bombs http://t.co/1AiZSrVD  Apr 20, 2012
  • Abu Qatada and the law of time - Carl Gardner: http://t.co/SALqsLHx  Apr 20, 2012
  • IRELAND: Ireland Takes Up Bill on Abortion Access: http://t.co/Nhmojd8C Apr 20, 2012
  • 3 Arrested By British In Inquiry On Bribery http://t.co/l8Y2UlbA Apr 20, 2012
  • Norwegian Defends Shooting and Regrets Death Toll Wasn’t Higher http://t.co/uNqnRaGw  Apr 20, 2012
  • INDIA's missile fails to rattle CHINA http://t.co/o6gEYIuM Apr 20, 2012
  • How Theresa May came close to deporting Abu Qatada http://t.co/jBLuAD6n Apr 20, 2012
  • Lawyer for shot Russian banker to meet UK detectives http://t.co/YuFRgmRH Apr 20, 2012
  • Commissioners may put Victim Support 'at risk' - http://t.co/abkjjc8y Apr 20, 2012
  • Discord at the Royal Academy of Music after 'double fraud' - http://t.co/m5hqc6iR Apr 20, 2012
  • Exclusive extracts from 'Dial M for Murdoch' - http://t.co/8tqKGlMb Apr 20, 2012
  • Hacking scandal: the net tightens on the Murdochs - http://t.co/OPt3GTXL Apr 20, 2012
  • Charlotte Shaw death: Ten Tors teacher and school sued http://t.co/gdIoaBj7 Apr 20, 2012
  • Former teacher Phillip Nix jailed for child sex offences http://t.co/JU9jQj8A Apr 20, 2012
  • Payout after man died after gastric bypass http://t.co/quekENmI Apr 20, 2012
  • Pets ban for Somerset cruelty pair with 69 animals http://t.co/wNDq41RG Apr 20, 2012
  • GP Rejendra Kokkarne 'prescribed excess morphine dose' http://t.co/dFZ5NATw Apr 20, 2012
  • Bath sex shop fire man 'could be detained indefinitely' http://t.co/JQD1bqxr Apr 20, 2012
  • Cage-fighting loan shark Giovanni Caruso jailed http://t.co/c7ki8AL3 Apr 20, 2012
  • Parking fines to increase by 50% in Northern Ireland http://t.co/6vGdxc5J  Apr 20, 2012
  • Women charged over murder of Simon Tang in Carrickfergus http://t.co/RsX8ad7L  Apr 20, 2012
  • Prison officers injured in fight at Maghaberry Jail http://t.co/hDY3mIpG  Apr 20, 2012
  • POA head Finlay Spratt says NI prison reform is a mess http://t.co/zMTsQbae Apr 20, 2012
  • Man, 22, appears in court charged with murder of John Mongan http://t.co/f2jo0EHx  Apr 20, 2012
  • Sammy Wilson says use of public money in Peter Hain case http://t.co/HZY2nay9  Apr 20, 2012
  • Strathclyde Police car's stop on motorway was 'not legal' http://t.co/ZVKruPN1  Apr 20, 2012
  • 'DNA of Gerbil accused' found on pistol http://t.co/exyVf6t5  Apr 20, 2012
  • Man accused of trying to murder and rape pregnant women http://t.co/fvZvlpTR  Apr 20, 2012
  • Inverness man bitten stealing ferrets to pay drugs debt http://t.co/6yS258AZ Apr 20, 2012
  • O'Neill and Lauchlan appeal Allison McGarrigle murder conviction http://t.co/TzQ7L6Lh  Apr 20, 2012
  • Court move by drug case Scot James Toner to end 'legal limbo' in Goa http://t.co/hbeyzCEx  Apr 20, 2012
  • Alex Salmond responds to Donald Trump wind farm attacks http://t.co/CEYQf5gz  Apr 20, 2012
  • Julian Emms jailed for stealing £16,500 from fund for dying son Michael http://t.co/FEGkc18t  Apr 20, 2012
  • Cameraman tells of snatch President Obama charity photo at White House http://t.co/g7hu9GrP  Apr 20, 2012
  • David Cook denies neighbour Leonard Hill's murder in Rhymney http://t.co/9CcmZ4OF  Apr 20, 2012
  • Leveson Inquiry: Rupert Murdoch and son to appear http://t.co/0fdKwLvg Apr 19, 2012
  • Birmingham riots deaths: Murder trial shown car impact http://t.co/DQZTYJUc Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW FIRM NEWS: Western firms with China ambitions urged to think creatively on billing- Legalweek http://t.co/FvSsZ2VB Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW FIRM NEWS: Trio of firms line up on rescue deal for Fitness First ahead of takeover- Legalweek http://t.co/ZMWR9yTY Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW FIRM NEWS: Hill Dickinson mulls partner lock-in to fund London investment- Legalweek http://t.co/b2me0tPo Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW FIRM NEWS: Wragges brings in ex-Norton Rose partner- Legalweek http://t.co/R2PX0Hxb Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW FIRM NEWS: Freshfields gears up to lead on Formula 1 Singapore listing- Legalweek http://t.co/tZqBMq15 Apr 20, 2012
  • NHSLA brings in new legal chief ahead of panel review- Legalweek http://t.co/9vkxVBOk Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW FIRM NEWS: Six firms appointed to US insurance giant's UK debut roster- Legalweek http://t.co/H2jYnZ4V Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW FIRM NEWS: Slaughters drops twice-yearly associate pay review system- Legalweek http://t.co/I9eCRCiK Apr 20, 2012
  • LAW FIRM NEWS: TfL advisers face first review since combination with GLA- Legalweek http://t.co/Oy8PBHfU Apr 20, 2012
  • Legal Futures - Law Society to “put its money where its mouth is” with COLP advice service http://t.co/3N46m1oQ Apr 20, 2012
  • Legal Futures - Barristers and solicitor launch unique law firm dedicated to private prosecutions http://t.co/j6mryCwE Apr 20, 2012
  • Legal Futures - COLP and COFA nomination process to begin next month – but you might not be approved in time http://t.co/Ow9u2Zcj Apr 20, 2012