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The lese majeste ploy I

When the military regime declares that it is going after lese majeste suspects overseas it is a political ploy.

The latest use of this ruse is seen in a report from the… 278 more words

Uncertainty about timing of MoJ reforms

There is nothing official from the Ministry of Justice that might indicate what sort of timetable it is now contemplating in respect of proposals first outlined eleven months ago, in the Autumn Statement of 2015, to increase the small claims limit for personal injury claims and to restrict general damages for whiplash claims. 301 more words

Ministry Of Justice

B.C. woman fights for 'constitutional right' for legal representation in Mental Health Act detention

By Sam Smith for Metro News

A B.C. woman who was involuntarily detained in hospital under the Mental Health Act for more than a month has challenged the B.C. 385 more words


'Urgent action needed' to recruit younger magistrates

MPs urged the Ministry of Justice to undertake a “workforce planning exercise” at the earliest possible opportunity.

Press Association 2014

Only one in 25 magistrates in England and Wales is aged under 40 – and urgent action is needed to address “serious” recruitment problems, a Commons report has warned. 491 more words


Unblurred Lines II

The Daily Telegraph publishes Page 2 clarification based on my corrections request re: Crown Prosecution Service’s skewed statistics on rape

Last month, I blogged about… 781 more words

Law And Politics

[Extract] Report on Auditor General Findings: Outstanding Travel and Subsistence Advances Totalling $507 829

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY HANSARD 04 OCTOBER 2016 VOL 42 NO 88 Extract from Report Presented by Hon. Mpariwa: Fourth Report of The Public Accounts Committee on the findings by the Auditor General on the 2014 appropriation and funds accounts for the Ministry of Justice, Legal & Parliamentary Affairs.  331 more words

Apologise for What? - When the state commits human rights abuses

In 2000, the Jamaican government agreed to pay compensation to the so-called MoBay street people – homeless Jamaicans, many of whom were living with mental illnesses – who had been rounded up in Montego Bay on the night of July 14, 1999. 780 more words