Johnson v No Named Defendant [2020] EWHC 207 (Ch) (06 February 2020)
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A sad case and a perverse judgement. Man disappears in 2011, not declared dead until 2020, with consequences for inheritance etc.

The Supreme Court's Greatest Misses #2A: The Case Nazis Cited At Nuremberg
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When the Court justified eugenics.

The case of Prick vs Prick
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'This is a dispute between a tattoo artist and a retailer of cacti about the use of the trading name "PRICK".'

The wit of Justice Quinn
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Painful but compelling reading. (Do click through for the full judgements.)

Monroe v Hopkins (PDF)

Ends with nice three-page summary of how Twitter works.

International Women’s Day
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@SuzanneFGill on how the legal profession has changed - and must keep changing.

"My girlfriend elaborately made me homeless."
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For once, do read the comments.

Have you been threatened with legal action by “Scientists for Britain”?
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Brexiters trying to chill scientific discourse.

Civil Litigation Review of 2014
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Law nerdery from the UK.

Accountant who claims he is Princess Margaret's son wins court ruling
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Even the deluded have rights.

Imogen no possessions I wonder if you can No need for greed… | Love and Garbage – some commonplace musings

Making the obvious point there there is absolutely no public interest in exposing the love life of a footballer, no matter how famous.

Prisoners' voting rights: Britain's mounting fury over sovereignty | The Economist
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The ECHR is very far from perfect. But a country lucky enough to enjoy the rule of law, like Britain, should think long and hard before flouting international treaties which offer perhaps the only hope of legal recourse to people in much less lucky climes. Above all (and with apologies for a very long posting) though prisons are full of nasty peop…

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