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Sir Cliff Richard Wins Case Against BBC
Offbeat  (tags: Police Raid, Privacy Law, BBC, Courts, UK )

- 279 days ago -
Sir Cliff Richard has won his privacy case against the BBC over its coverage of a police raid on his home.
Record Number of Prosecutions for Violence Against Women
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, prosecutions, violence, CPS, police, Courts, Data, UK )

- 1399 days ago -
A record number of people have been prosecuted for offences involving violence against women and girls, figures for England and Wales show.
European Court of Justice Is Sued Itself Over Delays
Offbeat  (tags: Courts, Delays, European Court of Justice, business, Europe )

- 1444 days ago -
Delays at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) have become so bad that the court is now being sued by some of those who have been kept waiting.
BBC Consumer: 5 Counterfeit Cons You Need to Know About
Offbeat  (tags: Sale of Goods Act, Trading Standards, Consumer Protection Rights, Contract Law, Courts, Legal Ombudsman, Law Society, CAB )

- 1450 days ago -
Every year over three million people fall victim to scams, losing hundreds and sometimes thousands of pounds, according to Citizens Advice. But how do you spot fake goods or services?
Norwegian Court to Rule on Six Men Accused of Illegal Wolf Hunt
Offbeat  (tags: Norway, Norwegian, courts, wolf, wolves, hunting, endangered )

- 1466 days ago -
Landmark case pits survival of one of EuropeâEUR(TM)s smallest wolf populations against NorwegiansâEUR(TM) cherished hunting rights.
Alabama Death Row Inmate Freed After 30 Years
Offbeat  (tags: Courts, Law, Death Row, Freed, USA )

- 1481 days ago -
An Alabama man has been freed after spending nearly 30 years on death row.
Louis Theroux: The People Who Are Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity
Offbeat  (tags: Law, Courts, Mental Health, USA )

- 1493 days ago -
The American Civil Liberties Union filed an amicus brief arguing that hundreds of disabled Americans are killed in police encounters every year. It was filed in support of a mentally ill woman suing police for shooting her five times.
Above the Law? UK Govt Attempts to Block Torture, Rendition Lawsuit
Offbeat  (tags: Courts, Human Rights, Government, UK )

- 1528 days ago -
Government lawyers are arguing in BritainâEUR(TM)s Court of Appeal that the case of a Pakistani man who claims he suffered brutal torture at the hands of British and American troops should not be heard in a court of law.
Judges for Sale?
Offbeat  (tags: Courts, Court cases, Citizen's United, Judges, USA )

- 1632 days ago -
Citizen's United is back in America's courtrooms. But, this time, the famous US Supreme Court case isn't facing scrutiny, it's deciding who's sitting on the bench in the first place.
Tiger, Leopard Poaching Cases Pending for 40 Years in MP Courts
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, poaching, courts )

- 1928 days ago -
Fifty-three cases of tiger poaching and 160 cases of killing of leopard are being tried in various courts in Madhya Pradesh, some for over four decades.
Austria: Political Persecution for Defending Animals - The Facts
Offbeat  (tags: austria, political persecution, animal defenders, animal protection movement, arrested, courts )

- 3302 days ago -
Political persecution in Austria On 21 May 2008, special units of the Austrian police arrested 10 leading campaigners from the country's successful animal protection movement. The activists, among them a former research assistant at the University of
Freedom of Speech - How Far Should It Go?
Offbeat  (tags: freedom of speech, goverment, courts, supreme court, dog fighting, animals )

- 3484 days ago -
As I'm sure most of you have already heard, the Supreme Court is deciding whether the First Amendment covers such things as dog fighting videos and other acts of animal cruelty. Will they strike down the 1999 that makes it illegal to sell film depicting
Court Rules Against Judge Alex
Offbeat  (tags: 2008, interesting, government, humor, courts, media )

- 4079 days ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled against the star of the syndicated TV show ''Judge Alex,'' saying that an arbitrator must decide a fee dispute with an attorney who is claiming 12 percent of ''Judge Alex's'' earnings.

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