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LSC refusal to provide legal aid to P’s brother in CoP proceedings upheld
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2013

This decision is the first decision of which we are aware in which LSC (now LAA) refusal to fund a party to Court of Protection proceedings has been


Mayor found in conflict of interest, loses council seat
  • Harris & Company
  • Canada
  • December 6 2012

In a much anticipated decision by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was found to have violated the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act, and his seat on Toronto City Council was declared vacant


Look but don’t touch: substantive legitimate expectation in the context of “political policy” decisions involving the allocation of resources
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • January 9 2014

In R (on the application of Alansi) v London Borough of Newham 2013 EWHC 3722 (Admin), the Administrative Court has restated a number of key


Phone call to Iran results in criminal charges against caller
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2012

Diocenyr Ribamar Barbosa-Santos, an airline mechanic, was recently charged with violating the Iran sanctions in connection with a wildly improbable deal in which the mechanic was accused of brokering seven Airbus commercial passenger jets to Iran for $136.5 million


Employees have limited privacy rights on employer - issued computers
  • Harris & Company
  • Canada
  • October 19 2012

In a much anticipated decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has overturned the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in R. v. Cole, and has concluded that the evidence obtained through a warrantless police search of a laptop issued by the employer to a teacher should not have been excluded


Smoking ban in Auckland prison implemented unlawfully
  • Russell McVeagh
  • New Zealand
  • February 8 2013

Late last year the High Court ruled that the implementation of the smoking ban in Auckland Prison was implemented unlawfully. The


Prisoner slips on inconspicuous spill
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 29 2012

The Plaintiff was an inmate at the Sir David Longland Correctional Centre on 21 December 2002


City of Reading's recycling fee not preempted by PA Solid Waste Management Act
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2013

A resident of the City of Reading (the "City") claimed that the City's recycling ordinance was preempted by the Pennsylvania Solid Waste Management


Development or not development?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2012

On 27 July 2012, the High Court handed down its judgment in R (Valley Action Group Ltd) v Bath and North East Somerset Council and another (2012) regarding whether a local authority was wrong when considering what constituted “development” under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and if the application did constitute development, whether it required an environmental impact assessment


High Court awards former Conservative Party Treasurer £45,000 compensation for defamatory blogs and tweets
  • White & Black Limited
  • United Kingdom
  • February 7 2013

The High Court has given judgment in a case involving defamatory material posted on the internet and Twitter, and examined how damages should be