Chambers news 30 October 2010

Supreme Court ruling on HDC for prisoners

Garden Court North Chambers' Pete Weatherby and Andy Fitzpatrick appeared for the Appellant.

Chambers news 30 November 2009

Prison JR: SSJ acted unlawfully in respect of the transfer of IPP prisoners to open conditions

Vijay Jagadesham represented the Claimant.

Chambers news 30 September 2008

Public inquiry opens into death in prison custody

A public inquiry opens today into the self-inflicted death of Bernard "Sonny" Lodge who died on 28 February at HMP Manchester in 1998.

Chambers news 17 March 2006

Appeal against conviction clarifies offence of “doing an act outraging public decency”

The High Court allowed the appeal and quashed the conviction on the basis that such offence had to be witnessed.

Chambers news 7 March 2006

JR elicits clarification of Section 25 of the Magistrates Courts Act 1980

The Claimant was represented by Garden Court North Chambers' Pete Weatherby.

Chambers news 16 February 2006

High Court ruling curbs police ASBO powers

The High Court ruled that specific reasons must be given for their use.

Chambers news 2 February 2006

Inquest finds school worker suicide “avoidable”

Mark George represented the deceased's family at the inquest.

Chambers news 25 October 2005

Launch of Amicus group in Manchester

Mark George spoke at the launch meeting.

Chambers news 11 March 2004

Major breakthrough for inquest law: Middleton House of Lords ruling

Pete Weatherby appeared in Middleton: a leading case on application of Article 2 to inquest proceedings and the ambit of neglect verdicts.

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