Saara Patel

Hillsborough Disaster

The Hillsborough Disaster occurred on 15 April 1989 at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield during a match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest football club. The incident resulted in the deaths of 96 people and injuries to 766 others. The incident has since been blamed primarily on the failure of police crowd control, by allowing too many […]

Date - 18/8/2014
Topics - Tort Law
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Tottenham Riots

On the 4th August 2011 Mark Duggan was shot dead by police in Tottenham during an attempt to carry out an arrest in the area. Locals were infuriated by the lack of communication by police officials and began a peaceful protest marching for justice for Duggan and his family. As word spread through social media […]

Date - 6/8/2014
Topics - Criminal LawPolitical Protest
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Thornton v Shoe Lane on London Law Map

The London Law Map post demonstrates exceptional photographs of the demolition site of what was then the infamous NCP car park with one of the original signs still visible at that stage. http://www.londonlawmap.com/2014_02_01_archive.html

Date - 23/7/2014
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Lord Denning

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Date - 10/7/2014
Topics - Courts
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Jackson v Attorney General

Public Law students will be familiar with the case of Jackson v Attorney General¬†[2005] UKHL 56 , in relation to the controversial comments¬†made concerning¬†limitations to parliamentary supremacy. The case was brought about by Jackson and two other members of Countryside Alliance, based in London, who were outraged by the passing of the Hunting Act 2004, […]

Date - 10/7/2014
Topics - Public Law
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Joseph Livesey

The Temperance Movement was a social movement against the consumption of alcoholic beverages. At first, temperance usually involved a promise not to drink spirits and members continued to consume wine and beer. In 1832 Joseph Livesy founded the Preston Temperance Society, where he pressed the issue of total abstinence which later became known at Teetotalism. […]

Date - 4/7/2014
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James Bulger Trial

On February 1993 2 year old Jamie Bulger was abducted from New Strand Shopping Centre, in Bootle by two 10 year old boys John and Robert, who spent some time walking across Liverpool abusing the child, pushing him and dropping him on his head, before physically and sexually assaulting him and disposing of his body […]

Date - 4/7/2014
Topics - Criminal Law
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