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LSC refusal to provide legal aid to P’s brother in CoP proceedings upheld
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2013

This decision is the first decision of which we are aware in which LSC (now LAA) refusal to fund a party to Court of Protection proceedings has been


Smoking ban in Auckland prison implemented unlawfully
  • Russell McVeagh
  • New Zealand
  • February 8 2013

Late last year the High Court ruled that the implementation of the smoking ban in Auckland Prison was implemented unlawfully. The


The perils of causation
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 29 2012

The Plaintiff was employed by the Defendant as a disability support worker


Health legal update: care home fee challenges a clean sweep for providers
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2012

Following on from our e-briefing on 30 August 2012, R (On the application of the Members of the Committee of Care North East Newcastle) v Newcastle City Council 2012 EWHC 2655 (Admin) is the most recent case in which care home providers have asked the Court to consider whether a local authority has acted fairly when setting the rates that it is prepared to pay for care home placements


Paying for family vacations with NIH funds triggers FCA lawsuit and settlement
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2013

Northwestern University will pay $2.93 million to settle a federal False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit brought by a former employee who alleged


Appeal allowed- 6 February 2015
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • February 6 2015

On appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia, dated October 10, 2013, 2013 BCCA 435, setting aside decisions of Smith J


Ohio Supreme Court upholds the Controlling Board's Medicaid expansion
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 24 2013

The Ohio Supreme Court issued an important decision in the lawsuit that challenged the authority of the Ohio Controlling Board (Board) when the Court


Religious institutions update
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2012

Although the most significant changes for large employers are still to come, implementation of the Patent Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) (Public Law 111-148) is in full swing


Sýkora v Czech Republic 2012 ECHR 1960
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • European Union
  • December 3 2012

This case rightly described by the Mental Disability Advocacy Centre as ‘Kafkaesque’ concerned inter alia: (1) the removal of the applicant’s legal capacity; and (2) his detention in a psychiatric hospital


R (on the application of Sunderland City Council) v South Tyneside Council 2012 All ER (D) 97 (Oct)
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2012

In this case, the first interested party, SF, had been aged 18 in 2007 and had been detained under section 3 of the Mental Health Act 1983