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Leverhulme Articles from 2009
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Leverhulme    December 21, 2009  
London Calling

Chapter 7: Deuteronomy … Supreme Court grapples with Jewish school admission policy … Is this discrimination against a Jewish school or discrimination by a Jewish school? ... Bibi Giles has form in the sausage stakes ... more

Leverhulme    December 8, 2009  
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Leverhulme is mightily discombobulated by Christmas and “diversity awareness” ... Law school under investigation over “accounting error” ... A nation of shopkeepers ... more

Leverhulme    November 4, 2009  
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Self-righteous BBC show gives the BNP plenty of free oxygen … Remembering the legendary lawyer David Shapiro … Judge ordered upstairs by wife ... more

Leverhulme    October 9, 2009  
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Leverhulme at Longchamp ... Baroness Pat and Lolo the maid … Hattie Harman leaves the crash scene … Sergeant Pepper’s psychedelic design comes to the new Supreme Court … Paying off the Serious Fraud Office ... more

Leverhulme    September 14, 2009  
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News of the World on the case … Leverhulme visits Northern Ireland … Lawyers feast on the nine year Saville Inquiry … A Belfast cabbie’s take on The Troubles ... more

Leverhulme    August 19, 2009  
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Britain’s Solicitors Regulation Authority struggles to get its ethnic and minority balance up to scratch … Leverhulme encounters the SRA census form, which probes the mental health and gender assignment issues facing solicitors ... more

Leverhulme    July 29, 2009  
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Britain sinks into a mire of hopeless bureaucracy and political correctness, according to Leverhulme … Crown Prosecution Service strives for efficiencies by using more in-house barristers … Large proportion of prosecutors are found to be “lacklustre” ... more

Leverhulme    June 30, 2009  
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The feedback form is wreaking havoc with continuing professional development. Leverhulme explains how whinging law firm students rort the CPD process ... more

Leverhulme    June 11, 2009  
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Nothing like a warm drink on a hot day … In praise of Tom Bingham – A Book of Friends ... Immigration judge gets away with some hot chilli stuff … The Prime Minister wants Balls ... more

Leverhulme    May 27, 2009  
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MPs’ expenses plunder brings some sparkle to politics … The role of jazz in finding the right judicial note … Huge row breaks out as judge pours scorn on solicitor advocates ... more

Leverhulme    May 6, 2009  
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Getting the whole class to pay attention … Illiterate LLB makes his mark … Family Court swings open its doors to the meeja … Lord Justice Wall quotes Philip Larkin to warring South Africans ... more

Leverhulme    April 14, 2009  
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Allen & Overy opens its vaults and discovers unpublished letters from Nuremberg prosecutor David Maxwell-Fyfe … Leverhulme is fired-up about the art of cross-examining … British barristers are second to none when it comes to knocking Nazi war crims off the perch ... more

Leverhulme    March 27, 2009  
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Leverhulme in despair about correctness … Headmistress collects damages after being accused of Islamophobia … Man demands apology after being locked in council library … Barrister’s confidence shattered by rude judge ... more

Leverhulme    March 9, 2009  
London Calling

Banks slip into state ownership as senior execs plunder the till … Tawdry sex discrimination hearing with dazzling cross-examination has the City agog … Law firms offer trainees money to stay away … Legal practice courses bump-up the fees ... more

Leverhulme    February 20, 2009  
London Calling

The green and pleasant land is littered with tiny tot parents flogging their ghastly tales to the red tops … Christian nurse in trouble for lack of commitment to “diversity” ... House of Lords exports Al Qaeda’s European ambassador – but not before the Strasbourg judges hand him some compo … Leverhulme despairs ... more

Leverhulme    February 9, 2009  
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Another word on John Mortimer … Snow everywhere, including law firm loos … Root cause of the disaster is identified … Don’t blame the masses … Mixed law firm news … Epitaph from Thomas Hardy ... more