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High Court Orders Injunction Against Greg 'Cure Ukay' De Hoedt.

There is little else that needs to be said about this.  It is self-explanatory and is a total vindication of my action against De Hoedt to stop his lies and abuse. 284 more words

Politics

SUICIDE GONE WRONG: CHILD DIES INSTEAD OF FATHER

A SUICIDE attempt by a 25-year-old Uzumba man turned awry after his 18-month-old child died instantly after he accidentally gulped the poisonous substance his father wanted to kill himself with. 348 more words

NEWS

Squatter's rights - does crime pay?

In 2012, squatting in residential buildings in England and Wales became a criminal offence.  

Before the law changed, a displaced occupier could call the police who had the power to arrest the trespasser, but the owners of empty properties were not protected as (unless damage was caused when entering) no crime was committed. 468 more words

LEGAL AID: Residence test found discriminatory and unlawful by High Court

By Rachel Harger DtRtP and Paralegal at Bindmans LLP

Yesterday on Tuesday 15th July 2014 the government’s draft legislation to introduce a residence test for legal aid was struck down by the High Court on the basis it is discriminatory and unlawful. 315 more words

Activism

Ian McEwan’s THE CHILDREN ACT

I was really looking forward to this book. The premise sounded amazing; a High Court judge who must decide if a teenage boy is competent enough to refuse medical treatment on religious grounds. 321 more words

Books

High court rules legal aid residence test 'unlawful'

‘Unauthorised, discriminatory and impossible to justify’ – the Divisional Court gives judgment on the Lord Chancellor’s civil legal aid residence test

Today (July 15th) a specially convened three-judge Divisional Court handed down judgement on the Lord Chancellor’s decision to radically alter civil legal aid eligibility rules  by introducing a ‘residence test’. 1,383 more words

News

No more hiding in the shadows

When the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill was published last month it contained many expected provisions implementing the Government’s proposals on simplifying filing requirements… 458 more words

Business