Category: Human rights

UK Parliament drafts human rights law that violates human rights

I‘ve written before about how the case law on Article 8 (the right to family and private life under the European […]

Balancing act: how it went, in words and pictures

For those who missed it, here’s a run-down of our event on Tuesday evening (Balancing act: a 36 Immigration Forum on […]

Theresa May argues that her own legislation is absurd. And fails.

Well this is embarrassing. … the Secretary of State’s own department drafted the legislation which she is now saying is anomalous […]

Home Office delay of 9 years ‘critical’ in deportation appeal

When a “foreign criminal” wins an appeal against a deportation order made by the Secretary of State, it’s routine for the […]

End of the line for Article 8 defences in private possession proceedings?

The Supreme Court has just given judgment in the long anticipated case of McDonald (by her litigation friend Duncan J McDonald) v […]

Balancing act: a 36 Immigration Forum on Article 8

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 from 17:30 to 20:00 at 36 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4JH About this event Even in the technical field […]

the justice gap: High Court rejects doctors’ challenge over right to a fair trial in disciplinary cases

The justice gap blog have kindly re-posted a re-jigged version of my article about a legal challenge to the fairness […]

Do the new GMC rules breach doctors’ rights to a fair trial?

The short answer is ‘no’, according to the High Court in R (British Medical Association) v The General Medical Council […]

New guidance on “deport first, appeal later” powers

New guidance is now available on the government’s “deport first, appeal later” policy and powers. The old guidance was deemed […]

Strategic Litigation on Modern Slavery in Global Value Chains

I’ve written before about what the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA 2015) might mean for those affected, including businesses whose […]