Judicial review

Judicial Review and Courts Bill: ‘better for this government, but not for its citizens’

The proposed bill introduces two major changes to the current law

22 Jul 2021 | Associates

Judicial review: the value of the public interest

Martin Edwards reflects on the government’s motives behind proposed changes to judicial review law

Lord Puttnam – defender of democracy

Philip Henson discusses democracy with Lord Puttnam, who chaired the Select Committee on Democracy and Digital Technologies, following release of its unani

01 Jun 2021 | CILEx

Consultation: Judges to be deterred from political decisions

The MoJ is consulting on proposals to strike a balance between citizens’ rights and effective governance

Cycling to court

Cycling UK has applied for judicial review against the decision to remove a cycle lane opened during covid-19. Its solicitors, Leigh Day, said the decision

11 Mar 2021 | Judicial review

Overcrowded families


A family living in a crowded one-bedroom flat, as that was all they could afford, won a landmark Court of Appeal ruling that could result in families

29 Jan 2021 | Human rights

HRA review a 'giant leap backwards'

An independent review of the Human Rights Act was announced today but Amnesty International warned of a ‘giant leap backwards’

07 Dec 2020 | Human rights

Government ‘unlawfully’ tried to overrule parliament’s intentions

A legal challenge is being brought against the government by BDB Pitmans for deciding to abandon laws passed by parliament

20 Jul 2020 | Judicial review

Senior judges ‘distorting’ the law

Parliamentarians should “act to limit judicial power and vindicate parliamentary democracy and the rule of law”, the former leader of the Conse

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