Category: Human rights

Court of Appeal gives fresh guidance for “invalid” ETS fraud cases

After getting busted on BBC Panorama for fraud on an industrial scale, the Home Office’s approved language testing contractor, Educational Testing […]

When is it reasonable to remove a settled child from the UK?

The stream of case law on Parliament’s new statutory human rights framework for Article 8 immigration cases has disgorged another important but unhelpful […]

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 […]