judicial comment

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A National Crime Agency spokesman said: "As a result of recent adverse judicial comment during a trial where criminal proceedings were started, the NCA has decided to release from bail 13 subjects arrested in relation to a football match spot-fixing investigation so that further enquiries can be undertaken.
Last month saw a judicial comment upon the likely increase in litigation when RAB Capital started a case against PricewaterhouseCoopers, the administrator of Lehman Brothers, seeking the immediate return of 29m [pounds sterling] rather than waiting for the administration to run its course.
Judicial comment on the evidence provides judges another method to
Breyer also asked Horton if owners should somehow receive a premium price for their property as compensation for condemnation in economic development proceedings, signaling that the issue of ensuring "just compensation"--not ending the use of eminent domain for economic development--might be an area for judicial comment.
Some advocate more vigorous use of summary judgment, or limits on awards--especially punitive damages--or greater use of mediation and arbitration.(2) Some even recommend abolishing the civil jury in certain types of cases.(3) This Article will explore the history of a method of jury guidance that is both rooted in tradition and respectful of juries' power: judicial comment on the evidence.(4)
"There will be no further comment on this matter." A National Crime Agency (NCA) spokesman said: "As a result of recent adverse judicial comment during a trial where criminal proceedings were started, the NCA has decided to release from bail 13 subjects arrested in relation to a football match spot-fixing investigation so that further enquiries can be undertaken.
1968), is not solely a prohibition on judicial plea offers, promises, or threats, as it also prohibits unsolicited judicial comments regarding the propriety of the parties' competing settlement offers; (2) a judge does not participate in the plea bargaining negotiation by merely inquiring into the status of the parties' plea negotiations, sharing general sentencing practices, or disclosing nonbinding plea and sentencing information at the joint request of the parties; and (3) when a defendant proves that a Johnson violation has occurred, the plea is invalid only if it is involuntary under the totality of the circumstances.
* band 3: high-level loss/damage The chief judge approved earlier judicial comments to the effect that $20,000 compensation represented "a moderate amount of monetary compensation" and indicated that such an award might "fall around the middle of band 2".
One need look no further than Tower Hamlets and widely publicized judicial comments in recent years over increasing instances of electoral corruption, to see the dangers of complacency.
"The CPS and police meet regularly to discuss any unsuccessful case outcomes and judicial comments."
Specifically, the board received judicial comments that there was a lack of criteria on how judges were to evaluate requests for contingency fees in excess of the fee found in rule 4-1.5 (f)(4)(B)(i).
Following the judicial comments, the agent who bought last year's Derby winner Kris Kin as a yearling and is arguably Britain's most successful independent operator, agreed to settle the claim and pay pounds 40,000 in damages and costs to Foodbrokers Ltd, and pounds 10,000 to his intended client, American agent Richard Duggan.

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