Case archive



Outer House rejects hospice’s challenge of report by public health body detailing service complaint

A petition for judicial review by a hospice challenging the decision of Healthcare Improvement Scotland to publish a report containing details of a complaint made against it has been refused by a judge in the Outer House of the Court of Session. 

Court of Session Outer House 25 August 2021

Father of young child with stomach conditions fails in challenge of rejection of misconduct complaint

A petition by the father of a young girl with complex medical problems against a decision of the General Medical Council not to sanction a doctor whose report resulted in their child being temporarily removed from their care has been rejected by the Outer House of the Court of Session.

Court of Session Outer House 20 August 2021

Outer House rejects immigration appeal by Pakistani citizen with UK criminal record

A Pakistani citizen who challenged the decision to remove him from the UK on the grounds of his family life has had his petition for judicial review of the Upper Tribunal’s decision not to permit him to appeal the decision refused.

Court of Session Outer House 2 March 2021

Prisoner serving life sentence fails to obtain judicial review of decision not to move him to lower security prison

A prisoner serving a life sentence in HMP Edinburgh who sought a judicial review of the failure of the prison authorities to progress him through the route to parole by moving him to a less secure facility has had his petition refused.

Court of Session Outer House 2 February 2021