A £10-million Giotto painting of ‘exceptional cultural and historical importance’ was not lawfully exported from Italy to London, according to the High Court in a judicial review case that arose from a lengthy dispute over the rules on exporting European cultural treasures.
The Home Office unlawfully detained an EEA national who spent over a year in immigration detention, after it emerged that there was no ‘realistic prospect of deporting the claimant within a reasonable period’.
Parties to judicial review claims should be familiar with this new Court guide or they could face adverse costs consequences. This post gives you a comparative analysis of the key changes since the 2017 guide.
The interplay between Family Court applications for Female Genital Mutilation Protection Orders and ongoing Immigration Tribunal proceedings has been considered by the High Court in this recent case.
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Can a foreign national be lawfully detained even though the decision to remove them from the UK is unlawful? Bizarrely, yes. However, a new case from the Court of Appeal suggests that the UK Supreme Court may need to review this state of affairs.
Authorities in Scotland and Finland are to trial a radical new social experiment by giving free money to everyone. But what is Universal Basic Income? Read an introduction to the concept and the key arguments on both sides of the emerging debate. Shyam Thakerar, trainee with 36 Civil writes.