0 Comments Group blocking A5 upgrade owe apology if case fails, says MLA BelfastTelegraph.co.uk A lobby group set up to block the proposed A5 dual carriageway must apologise to the public if its legal case - set to be heard on June 4 - fails, an MLA has said. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/group-blocking-a5-upgrade-owe-apology-if-case-fails-says-mla-36749980.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article36207774.ece/5f364/AUTOCROP/h342/2017-10-09_new_35262626_I2.JPG Email A lobby group set up to block the proposed A5 dual carriageway must apologise to the public if its legal case - set to be heard on June 4 - fails, an MLA has said. SDLP West Tyrone MLA, Daniel McCrossan has been heavily critical of the A5 Alternative Alliance (A5AA), which he said held no regard for the wider population of the wider North West. Mr McCrossan said: "I am glad to have clarity on the date of the legal case so that this long, protracted and … [Read more...] about Group blocking A5 upgrade owe apology if case fails, says MLA
Register for our free newsletterDELAYED discharge has cost more than £360 million since the Health Secretary vowed to abolish it three years ago, Labour has claimed. Shona Robison said in February 2015 she wanted to “eradicate delayed discharge out of the system” in the course of the year, in an interview with the BBC. Delayed discharge, also known as bed blocking, happens when a patient is medically fit to leave hospital but arrangements have not been put in place to enable them to go home, often due to lack of a social care package. Labour said the cost to the NHS of Ms Robison not meeting her promise has been more than £360 million, as there have been 1,557,781 bed days occupied by delayed discharge since March 2015. The estimated cost of £362,962,973 is based on the most recent official estimate of the average daily cost of delayed discharge, at £233. Labour health spokesman Anas Sarwar said: “Despite the SNP Health Secretary’s promises, … [Read more...] about ‘Bed blocking’ has cost over £360m since Health Secretary vowed to abolish it, Labour claim
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Apoorva Mandhani April 12, 2018 10:07 am Change Font Size The Lawyers Forum for Democracy and Justice has issued a press statement condemning the act of a few lawyers who tried to prevent the filing of the charge sheet in the matter of rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir. “We condemn the obstruction of the filing of charge sheet in the said matter, as inhuman, illegal, unethical and shameful. We hope that better sense will prevail and the legal community facilitates justice rather than obstructing functioning of the criminal justice system,” the release states. Calling the obstruction a “shameful blot on the legal community”, it has requested the Bar Council of Jammu & Kashmir and Bar Council of India to take appropriate disciplinary action against the erring advocates. It has further requested the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and the Supreme … [Read more...] about Kathua Rape Case: Lawyers’ Organizations Condemn Blocking Of Charge-Sheet By Kathua Lawyers
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Astead W. Herndon Globe Staff August 31, 2017 WASHINGTON — President Trump’s frequent Twitter pronouncements have often been a source of controversy, riling Democrats and Republicans alike, but another, more covert social media habit threatens to push the White House into legal trouble.Last month, seven individuals blocked by the president’s @realDonaldTrump Twitter account filed a lawsuit in conjunction with the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. Their argument: Trump had curtailed First Amendment rights by blocking their access to speak freely in a public forum.“The First Amendment applies to this digital forum in the same way it applies to town halls and open school board meetings,” said Jameel Jaffer, the Knight Institute’s executive director. “The White House acts unlawfully when it excludes … [Read more...] about President Trump keeps blocking people on Twitter. Is that legal?
In the wake of a federal judge ruling that President Donald Trump may not legally block people on Twitter from seeing his posts, author Stephen King revealed Wednesday why he believes Trump took the action with him. "I might've said he had his head somewhere where a certain yoga position would be necessary to get it there. And that was it, man," King said Wednesday on CBS' "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert." The judge ruled Wednesday Trump may not legally block Twitter users because that violates their free speech under the First Amendment. King revealed he also blocked Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. "It was boring, so I blocked him," King said about Pence. "He's like the mean doctor on a soap opera… he has that look." … [Read more...] about Stephen King Explains Why Trump Blocked Him on Twitter