In sport, it is not always the assailant who is open to being sued – players, clubs, governing bodies and referees can also find themselves subject to legal action, which is explored in this article via case law across a wide range of sports.
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To remove a child from the country on a permanent basis requires either the consent of the other parent, or a court order known as a "specific issue order". Cases like these are known as "relocation cases". While there can be many and varied reasons for seeking to relocate with a child or children, our experience has enabled us to compile a brief list of "do's and don'ts" based upon the questions and issues which crop up most often.
An Indian athlete has successfully challenged the regulations governing her ability to compete as a female with hyperandrogenism. On what basis did she succeed, and what happens next?
The European Court of Justice has now ruled that the effect of the intended Scottish legislation to impose a minimum price on units of alcohol would be significantly to restrict the market. The only question therefore remains is whether to rely on the exemption that legislative steps may be taken where they would be to protect human life and health, if appropriate
Despite being employed for only one night a year, being Santa Claus is a risky business – let’s face it, he is in charge of a magical flying vehicle, nine flying reindeer as well as millions of heavy goods that all have to be delivered in a tight deadline. We hate to be a buzzkill but we hope he’s done his risk assessment this year. Here’s what we’re thinking Santa Claus has to be aware of this Christmas: