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Rebekah Brooks : ‘I Didn’t Know Genocide Was Illegal’

Rebecca Brooks has explained that she didn’t know that murder, arson, genocide, phone hacking, extortion, terrorism or poisoning were illegal until advised by her lawyers recently.

‘I thought they were just jolly japes’, she told a stunned courtroom.

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Posted: Feb 26th, 2014
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Litigation reality show ‘Sue the Midwife’ returns to TV

midwife crisis‘This show has it all: human interest, tragedy, and the prospect of big money pay-outs’

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Posted: Jan 20th, 2014
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Lawyers riot at prospect of poor people in court

Send them down, or, if M'lud permits, up.Wigs flew, gowns were ripped and silk breeches muddied as senior members of the British Judiciary rioted in the Inns of Court yesterday afternoon. Many senior judges and lawyers say they are ‘at the end of their tether’ at having to preside over criminal cases involving poor people, causing barristers to run amok in London’s famous and historic legal district…

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Posted: Jan 8th, 2014
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Speeding up judicial reviews ‘could take years’

David Cameron’s plans to reduce the time limits for legal challenges against unpopular Tory policies have hit a snag, with lawyers submitting the first of a long series of legal challenges against the move by demanding a consultation followed by a White Paper, then a public enquiry and a High Court review that should take at least until 2056.

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Posted: Nov 24th, 2012
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Man who signed iTunes agreement faces lifetime in bondage

‘I just checked the box saying I agreed. I didn’t bother to read through all the fine print and now lawyers have told me I’m owned entirely by Apple.’

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Posted: May 10th, 2011
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