[UPDATED 7 July 2016]: What’s ‘unduly harsh’ on the children and partners of ‘foreign criminals’ in Article 8 deportation appeals?

[UPDATE 7 July 2016: The full decision is now available here. To give you an overview: Lord Justice Laws gives the […]

the justice gap: Tripoli papers and the failure of our justice system to hold government to account

My latest article is in the Justice Gap blog today. It’s about the High Court’s recent judgment in a case concerning […]

Jeremy Hunt scraps plans to force new contract on NHS junior doctors

I’ve blogged recently about the junior doctors’ new contract and the strike actions across the NHS. It’s usually quite hard for an employer […]

What’s the right approach to Article 8 in ‘foreign criminal’ deportation cases?

Where a foreign national is convicted of an offence and sentenced to at least 4 years imprisonment, the government must make […]

Full judgment in Theresa May’s student fraud scandal

[UPDATE: the Upper Tribunal has now published this case. It is available here, as SM and Ihsan Qadir v Secretary of […]

What does the junior doctors’ strike tell us about UK employment law?

As junior doctors continue strike action against UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s plans to impose new contracts, there seems to […]

1 suicide attempt everyday at UK immigration detention centres

There were a shocking 393 reported attempts across the detention estate in 2015: the highest number on record and an average […]

How many students has Theresa May deported unlawfully?

Hundreds? Thousands? 48,000? Up to 50,000? It’s not clear.

Artist wins her appeal against seizure of whale-bone sculpture

It’s not every case that fuses international law, endangered species, border controls and fine art. But Juliet Forster-Copperi v Director […]

40 percent of UK deportations cancelled, says new report

The latest report from the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, David Bolt, confirms that 4 out of 10 […]