Day: December 2, 2008

UK NEWS: MOTHER LOSES LIBEL CASE AGAINST DAUGHTER WHO WROTE A BOOK ABOUT HER ABUSIVE CHILDHOOD

Constance Briscoe and Carmen Briscoe-Mitchell The mother of a high-flying barrister has lost her libel case over a book in which her daughter accused her of child abuse. Carmen Briscoe-Mitchell, 74, claimed Constance Briscoe, one of the first black women to sit as a judge in Britain, had written a ‘piece of fiction’ in her best-selling memoir, Ugly. She sued part-time judge Ms Briscoe, 51, and publishers Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, who brought out her memoir in January 2006. Both denied libel []

ARREST OVER HUDSON KILLINGS

        The estranged brother-in-law of Jennifer Hudson, William Balfour, has been re-arrested and will be charged with the murder of Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew. Continue reading… Have they really got the right man though?