Monthly Archives: March 2002

(328)  SUPREME COURT DERAILED?

?   The Constitutional Reform Bill received its Second Reading in the House of Lords on 8 March.  The House voted by 216-183 to send the Bill for scrutiny in a special select committee, which may mean that the Bill … Continue reading

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(326)  BURNETT’S TRUSTEE v GRAINGER: SHARP v THOMSON DISTINGUISHED

  The House of Lords has unanimously upheld the judgement of the Extra Division of the Court of Session, and distinguished the case of Sharp v Thomson 1997 SC (HL) 66 in Burnett’s Tr v Grainger [2004] UKHL 8, issued … Continue reading

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(324)  CELTIC PLAYER CAN SUE DAILY RECORD IN ENGLAND

  The English High Court has held that a defamation action brought by the Celtic footballer Neil Lennon against the Glasgow-based tabloid newspaper The Daily Record can go ahead in England.  The case concerns allegations made by the newspaper about … Continue reading

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