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Birth certificate cannot be retrospectively changed to reflect father's gender reassignment

JK, R(on the application of) v Secretary of State for Home Department and another EWHC 990 (Admin) 20 April 2015 – read judgment

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Letting in a chink of light to closed material cases : Bank Mellat again

Bank Mellat v HM Treasury EWHC 3631 (Admin), Collins J, 5 November 2014 –  read judgment UPDATED POST

Fireworks here from Collins J in making sure that Bank Mellat got some disclosure of information in its fight to discharge a financial restriction order against it. 1,181 more words

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Beyond Sark: The implications of the Barclay case

Although at one level astonishingly complex, the issues at stake in R (Barclay) v Secretary of State for Justice (No 2)  UKSC 54 (press summary… 2,182 more words

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Decision to deny certain self-employed women maternity benefits violated CEDAW (Elisabeth de Blok et al. v. the Netherlands)

In 1998, the Netherlands established mandatory insurance for self-employed workers (and certain other categories of workers). The scheme insured against the risk of loss of income due to inability to work and, … 860 more words


Supreme Court rejects right to die appeals

R (on the application of Nicklinson and another) (Appellants) v Ministry of Justice (Respondent); R (on the application of AM) (AP) (Respondent) v The Director of Public Prosecutions (Appellant) UKSC 38 –  2,568 more words

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Labour's plans for the Human Rights Act

In a recent article in The Telegraph, the Shadow Justice Secretary Sadiq Khan sketches the human-rights policy with which it seems Labour will go into the 2015 election campaign. 1,517 more words

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