Judicial Review

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The Joint Committee on Human Rights has called on the government to amend proposals in the Judicial Review and Courts Bill which could deny judicial remedies and remove a safeguard against flawed asylum decisions. The bill proposes changes to the courts’ power to make ‘quashing orders&rs

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The UK government has proposed a bill that would function as a vehicle for changing the law around judicial reviews when it dislikes the findings of judges. The Interpretation Bill, devised by Attorney General Suella Braverman QC and Justice Secretary Dominic Raab, is preferred by Downing Street and

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David Davis MP has pledged to lead a rebellion against the government’s proposed changes to judicial review, branding them an assault on the legal system. Before the first test of the Judicial Review and Courts Bill in the Commons today, Mr Davis wrote in an article for The Guardian that the p

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A new UK government bill intended to give judges more power in judicial review cases has been introduced at Westminster. The legislation will allow judges to modify quashing orders by introducing two changes, to be used at the discretion of individual judges:

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The supreme authority in the United Kingdom is the rule of law and its application is administered through a balance of the three branches of government and not through attempts by one branch to curb or blunt the role of the others. This was the view of the Faculty of Advocates in its submission to

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Four out of five last-minute legal claims brought by illegal immigrants in an attempt to avoid deportation are eventually rejected, according to the Home Office. An analysis of people detained since 2017 has found more than 70 per cent made new claims or legal appeals days before they were due to be

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Judicial reviews sought by the Good Law Project have proceeded to the next stage. The High Court allowed two separate claims to proceed. One concerns the UK government's transparency obligations and the other a challenge, made with EveryDoctor, against the government's decision to award contracts to

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Possible diluting of the judicial review court process, by which a check can be kept on the legality of government decision-making, has been condemned by the Faculty of Advocates. In evidence to a review of the procedure, the Faculty described as “chilling” any suggestion that some decis

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A former Conservative minister is to lead an investigation into the scope of judicial review. Lord Faulks has been appointed to head the panel, which also includes Dundee University's Professor Alan Page, Vikram Sachdeva QC, Professor Carol Harlow, an honorary QC, of the LSE, and Celina Colquho

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The test for standing in judicial review cases brought on ECHR grounds should be that of 'sufficient interest', a new briefing by the Human Rights Consortium Scotland argues. Chris McCorkindale and Douglas Jack from Strathclyde University were commissioned by the consortium to produce a researc

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Terra Firma's new call Jon Kiddie reviews a much needed day-to-day practical book on judicial review. Published at the very end of 2019, this is an excellent book, and worthy of recommendation to a broad range of readers: law students, solicitors, solicitor advocates, and counsel — whether the

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