Archive for ‘Legal’

Latest Neoliberal Attack on the Legal System by Mel Strickland

Latest Neoliberal attack in the legal system by Mel Strickland.
Latest neoliberal reform in the legal system: the introduction of criminal court charges coming into effect on 13 April ranging from £150 – £1200 – it will incentivise people to plead guilty as the fees are much cheaper than if you plead not guilty and[…]

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Gold Plated Human Rights? By Ashman Dan

Gold Plated Human Rights? By Ashman Dan
Human Rights were created to protect the people from the power of the state in acknowledgement of the scale of harm that too much concentrated power can cause. When the state is ordering those who are meant to enforce human rights not to respect them in order for[…]

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Campaigners given go-ahead to legally challenge Mayor of London over Parliament Square fencing

Crossposted from Liberty.
Campaigners given go-ahead to legally challenge Mayor of London over Parliament Square fencing.
Liberty’s client has been granted permission to take the Mayor of London to court over his decision to fence off Parliament Square – preventing peaceful protests by Occupy Democracy from going ahead.
The High Court has given the green[…]

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The Infrastructure Bill will ensure our continued dependence on fossil fuels

The Infrastructure Bill will ensure our continued dependence on fossil fuels by Mel Strickland.
“…when people say, “The regulatory system is broken. It’s not protecting our health, safety and welfare.” And I say, “Well, maybe it’s not broken, but it’s working perfectly.” Because its goal is not necessarily to protect health, safety and welfare. The[…]

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Law vs Justice by Tina-Louise Rothery

Crossposted from Law vs Justice by Tina-Louise Rothery
 

For the past three years I have often been made to feel like I am a criminal; made to feel that my actions cause fear and that I am not entitled to justice because I made the decision to stop being taken through life according to[…]

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Fracking protester cleared of obstructing police after court rules GMP got the law wrong

Fracking protester cleared of obstructing police after court rules GMP got the law wrong
An appeal panel has ruled that Greater Manchester Police got the law wrong when they arrested an activist outside Barton Moss Community Protection Camp
He had attached himself by the neck to a door handle inside an orange single-decker parked outside[…]

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The ConDems want to rob us of our right to stop fracking firms drilling under our homes.

In 2015, the Magna Carta is 800 years old. The Magna Carta is the FOUNDATION OF LIBERTY. The government wants to change the law to facilitate fracking and our RIGHTS to stop firms from drilling under our homes will be stripped away from us. Francis Egan of Lord Brown’s Cuadrilla said that the government should[…]

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PROTECTORS ENCOUNTERING POLICE AND THEIR IDEAS ABOUT THE LAW

Interview with Dan.

Police tactic of “not my responsibility”.
0620 hours. Protectors camping in the woods encounter police. They were woken up in the early hours by police searching for weapons and materials that can supposedly be used against razor wire (illegal to use, but Cuadrilla can just pay the fine).
The police were more[…]

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OccupyLSX in court 13 February for application to appeal hearing

The Occupy London Stock Exchange (OccupyLSX) application to appeal the court decision regarding the occupation by St Paul’s will be held on 13 February.
The appeal, if granted, will be held on the same day.
The City of London Corporation have assured they will not take enforcement action before this date.
Please come and join[…]

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