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How housing practitioners can use public law arguments to resolve housing benefit issues where a tenant’s home is under threat

Desmond Rutledge explains how housing practitioners can use public law arguments to resolve housing benefit issues where a tenant’s home is under threat due to possession proceedings. 302 more words

Housing Benefit

Vote for Shenna Bellows ... #Midterm2014Matters

Republican Senator Susan Collins has a dirty secret.

Collins voted to shut down the government over Obamacare. Twice. She voted against raising the minimum wage and the Paycheck Fairness Act but supports building the Keystone XL Pipeline and spying on Americans without a warrant. 328 more words

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Residence test declared unlawful

In the JR taken by the Public Law Project, the residence test has been declared unlawful in no uncertain terms by the Divisional Court. The judgment, which was unanimous and runs to 40 pages, is expressed in robust terms: 114 more words

Civil

#Mid-terms Matter ~~ Packing & Cracking

1st posted over a year ago 4/2013

Time for the DOJ to deal with this nonsense! old outdated complicit relationships that need to change

It is time to take Republicans onto the floor of Congress and wipe up the floor with their ideologies. 1,096 more words

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Court win for Drax over renewable energy subsidy

Shares in UK energy company Drax leapt more than 40p after it won a High Court victory against the Department of Energy  and Climate Change (DECC) over renewable energy subsidies (14 July 2014). 1,695 more words

Law

First day of Degree classes

Its the first day today, and im quite happy about starting new.

Its really a whole new feeling compared to last time in Pre-tertiary studies, the lecturers were great, and yes introductory to the whole course was quite boring, but i can foresee that the classes would be okay, especially for Public Law, ive got my eye on that subject. 236 more words

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Exceptional cases: High Court widens scope of LASPO and declares guidance unlawful

The High Court recently gave judgement in Gudanaviciene & Ors v Director of Legal Aid Casework & Anor EWHC 1840 (Admin).

The judgement is long and detailed, but repays reading in full, and includes a detailed discussion of the scope of s10 LASPO exceptional cases and the extent to which legal aid should be available in cases outside the scope of Schedule 1. 809 more words

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