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26 Nov 2013, 5:08 am by Meredith James
Trillium Power Wind Corporation’s planned off-shore  wind farm in Lake Ontario was effectively cancelled by the provincial moratorium on off-shore wind development, openly adopted for political reasons. Trillium sued the Province for $2.25 billion in costs thrown away and loss of profit, under numerous causes of action. As we wrote earlier, the law suit was thrown out when the Province obtained a Rule 21 judgment, striking out the claim as disclosing no reasonable cause of… [read post]
5 Jun 2013, 8:02 am by sally
“A former Metropolitan police officer who had access to private information about wealthy Chelsea residents including the Duchess of Cambridge and Tetra Pak heir Hans Rausing has been jailed for two years for selling stories about them to the Sun.” Full story The Guardian, 5th June 2013 Source: [read post]
13 Nov 2013, 7:36 am by Hovsep Afarian
A Commentary on Recent Legal Developments by the Opinions Group of McCarthy Tétrault LLPBy Hovsep Afarian Are policy decisions made by the government beyond the reach of the tort of abuse of public office?  A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal provides a nuanced answer to this question. The pertinent facts of the decision in Trillium Power Wind Corporation v. Ontario (Natural Resources), 2013 ONCA 683 are as follows.  Trillium Power Wind Corporation… [read post]
29 May 2012, 3:50 am by tracey
“Statement from Alison Levitt QC, Principal Legal Advisor to the Director of Public Prosecutions: On the 2 April 2012 the Crown Prosecution Service received a file of evidence from the Metropolitan Police Service requesting charging advice in relation to two suspects. The first is a serving Metropolitan Police Officer in the Operation Weeting team whose name is not in the public domain. He is currently suspended. The second suspect is Amelia Hill, a journalist who writes for The Guardian… [read post]
15 Mar 2011, 8:09 am by sally
“A married policeman who had sex with a woman while he was on duty was jailed for 12 months today.” Full story The Independent, 15th March 2011 Source: [read post]
17 Aug 2011, 1:35 am by sally
“The Independent Police Complaints Commission is to investigate the conduct of a chief of police and his deputy arrested over corruption claims.” Full story The Independent, 16th August 2011 Source: [read post]
31 May 2011, 2:00 am by sally
“Police today pledged to crack down on corrupt prison officers after a male officer was jailed for smuggling drugs to inmates.” Full story The Independent, 28th May 2011 Source: [read post]
26 Nov 2013, 5:19 am by tracey
‘A police officer is to be charged with misconduct in a public office over the Andrew Mitchell “Plebgate” row.’ Full story BBC News, 26th November 2013 Source: [read post]
16 Jun 2011, 1:53 am by sally
“A senior prison officer ordered a frightened woman inmate to perform a sex act with him, a court has heard.” Full story BBC News, 15th June 2011 Source: [read post]
5 Aug 2013, 2:05 am by sally
“A policewoman with the Hampshire force who disclosed intelligence to criminals has been jailed for three years.” Full story BBC News, 2nd August 2013 Source: [read post]
8 Jun 2011, 4:41 am by tracey
“CPS opens inquiry after claims prosecutors withheld undercover police officer’s surveillance tapes from defence lawyers.” Full story The Guardian, 7th June 2011 Source: [read post]
20 Mar 2013, 3:14 am by tracey
“A police community support officer was jailed for seven years on Tuesday for repeatedly targeting vulnerable women for sex while on duty.” Full story The Guardian, 19th March 2013 Source: [read post]
9 May 2013, 4:27 am by tracey
“A former Brighton-based police sergeant who sold a story to the Sun newspaper has been jailed for 10 months.” Full story BBC News, 9th May 2013 Source: [read post]
17 Jul 2012, 2:26 am by sally
“An award-winning police community support officer was jailed for six months yesterday for issuing hundred of false fixed penalty notices.” Full story The Independent, 17th July 2012 Source: [read post]
3 May 2013, 8:51 am by tracey
“A North Yorkshire police officer has been jailed for sexually assaulting two women while on duty. Full story BBC News, 3rd May 2013 Source: [read post]
8 Aug 2011, 1:59 am by tracey
“A Lancashire detective who investigated sex crimes has been jailed for having an affair with an alleged rape victim.” Full story BBC News, 5th August 2011 Source: [read post]
9 May 2011, 1:55 am by sally
“Police forces are sacking almost 160 officers on average each year after misconduct hearings held in private, according to figures released under the Freedom of Information Act.”Full storyThe Guardian, 9th May 2011Source: [read post]
19 Jul 2011, 1:39 am by tracey
“An acting prison governor who had a sexual relationship with a woman inmate has been jailed for five years.” Full story BBC News, 18th July 2011 Source: [read post]
9 Feb 2011, 1:33 am by sally
“A former Greater Manchester Police constable who had sex with a vulnerable woman while on duty has been jailed.” Full story BBC News, 8th February 2011 Source: [read post]
12 Aug 2011, 1:26 am by sally
“A detective constable with responsibility for sexual offenders will be sentenced today after being found guilty of abusing his position to set up affairs with vulnerable women.” Full story The Independent, 12th August 2011 Source: [read post]