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Successful legal challenge by prisoner of unauthorised smoking in prison

  • Leigh Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • March 9 2015

In a judgment given last week, Paul Black, a serving prisoner at HMP Wymott, succeeded in his judicial review challenge of the Prison Service’s

Welcome for Supreme Court's ruling on the ministerial veto in Prince Charles case

  • Leigh Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 27 2015

The Chairman of the Campaign for Freedom of Information has called yesterday’s decision by the Supreme Court to allow letters written by Prince

The "exclusivity principle" in a planning context

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 27 2011

The Court of Appeal has held that the service of a breach of planning condition notice is a "purely public" act, so the correct way of challenging such a notice is by way of judicial review proceedings

Public authorities for the purposes of the Human Rights Act?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 1 2007

In the recent case of R (on the application of Johnson) v Havering London Borough CouncilYL v Birmingham City Council and Others 2007 All ER 271, the Court of Appeal has considered again the difficult question of what will qualify as a "hybrid" public authority for the purposes of section 6 of the Human Rights Act 1998 ("HRA"

AXA General Insurance Limited and others v The Lord Advocate and others

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 14 2011

The Supreme Court recently released its judgment in the case of AXA General Insurance Limited and others v The Lord Advocate and others

High Court rules on subject access request made by an individual outside the UK

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 31 2015

The Claimant, who is on death row in Kenya for kidnapping and murder of British nationals, made a subject access request (SAR) to the Metropolitan

St George v The Home Office

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2008

The Claimant, then aged 29, was serving a 4-month sentence for theft in Brixton Prison

An Informer v Chief Constable 2012 EWCA Civ 197

  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 18 2012

Earlier this year the Court of Appeal gave further guidance as to the extent of the Police's duty of care owed to informers

Parties to judicial review: who is 'interested'?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 1 2010

In R (on the application of McVey) v Secretary of State for Health 2010 EWHC 1225 (Admin) the High Court held that, in judicial review proceedings, it has no jurisdiction to hear interested third parties who cease to be directly affected by a claim

Court clarifies when handcuffs should be used on prisoners or detained persons when in hospital

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 7 2012

The case of FGP v Serco (2012) EWHC 1804 (Admin) concerned the judicial review of Serco’s decision to use restraints on an individual during visits to Hillingdon Hospital