Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 20 May 2019

This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary includes fundamental dishonesty by PI claimants, the place of the dock in the criminal courtroom, the mental capacity of a person to consent to sex, and some new legislation.

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Civil litigation

False statements by personal injury claimants

Crime

Do we need docks?

Gavel not a given

Legislation

New statutes

Mental Capacity

Consent to sex

Terrorism

Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation appointed

Dates and Deadlines

Survive and thrive: The Gift of the Gab — How eloquence works

And finally…

Tweet of the Week

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The ICLR publishes The Law Reports, The Weekly Law Reports and other specialist titles. Set up by members of the judiciary and legal profession in 1865.

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