The Scottish Criminal Bar Association (SCBA) event, in Stirling, was voted a resounding success, receiving reviews of "great", "fantastic" and "excellent". Our association owes a great debt of gratitude to Lord Bonomy, to David Parratt, and to Wendy Hay, who organised the entire event." The Faculty of Advocates' director of training and education, David Parratt, said: "A number of proposals are on the table at present, concerning changes to the criminal court system and how it deals with vulnerable witnesses and those with communication needs.
The witnesses were testifying before Magistrate Consuelo Scerri Herrera in the case against the owners of Mr Clean Limited, who stand accused of human trafficking. The defence pointed out that the decision to deduct this deposit had been revoked, to the point that no deduction was made in April's salary. The court also heard that the witnesses had quit their job following the arraignment of the company directors.
The man had been out with friends in a pub in Abington Square. The next thing he remembers is coming round in the street with pain in his head and without his coat or mobile phones. Witnesses or anyone who may have any information about this incident can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Three Filipino witnesses who took the stand this morning spoke of deportation threats, made by their employers M.C.C.S Ltd (Mr Clean), if they failed to relinquish a refundable EU336 from their salary for the months of March and April. The defence also stressed that prior to Mr Clean making any form of deductions, the employees were invited to the office for an explanation on the matter.
New details have emerged of the assault on Monday evening when a 25-year-old man was repeatedly stabbed moments after driving his van along Houghton Road in Upton . Locals said the mob who carried out the attack were driving a white Ford-type transit van, which had tried to run the victim's smaller white van off the road.
The woman, who is in her 90s, was walking through an alleyway at the rear of Poplar Road in Prenton, after leaving the nearby Edwards newsagents, at around 1pm when an unknown offender pushed her and stole her handbag. The bag is described as black with a zip on the top and fur on the side.
Officers were called to a large scale disturbance at the Parkway Social Club in Ernesettle Lane, Ernesettle, at about 7.55pm on Sunday night. The spokesman said: "A large number of people very quickly left the club prior to the police's arrival and we are keen to trace all the witnesses who may have seen any part of the incident.
The cyclist, a male in his 50s was seriously injured when he collided with a pedestrian as he cycled on the cycle lane on the upper part of Chesterfield Avenue, which is the city bound side between Aras an Uachtarain and the Castleknock gate. The man was taken to Beaumont Hospital where he is described as being in a critical condition.
Members of a gang that the Egyptian government claimed were behind the murder of an Italian student in Cairo were unarmed and fleeing as police shot them, witnesses have claimed. The Italians dismissed the claims and demanded that the investigation be reopened. The Egyptian police said that they could not comment on the allegations because the investigation was now with the prosecutor-general.
Witnesses said an 18-wheeler driver crashed into a parked vehicle near I-40 and Louisiana Boulevard, but it allegedly didn't end there. That's where one of the witnesses said he got off his motorcycle, ran to the 18-wheeler and took the keys out of the ignition.
THE republication in a pamphlet form of Lord Brougham's speech on introducing the Law of Evidence Bill,* suggests the advantage of reviewing the arguments against and in favour of admitting the parties to causes, plaintiff or defendant, to be examined as witnesses. The evidence of the parties is plainly the best you can get in point of the explanatory promise which it affords.
During an hour-long hearing Monday at Centre County Courthouse, Cleland asked Sandusky's attorney, Al Lindsay, whether Pennsylvania rules allow the sort of questions that Lindsay wants to ask as he seeks a new trial. Cleland did grant Sandusky's lawyers 10 days to petition Attorney General Kathleen Kane about their claim that lead prosecutor, Frank Fina, leaked information to the media before Sandusky's trial in 2012.