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the justice gap: Supreme Court strengthens protection of mentally ill trapped in detention

The Justice Gap blog have kindly published an updated version of my post about the detention of mentally ill persons at immigration removal centres like Yarl’s Wood. 37 more words

Immigration Law

Rethinking Regulation - White Paper

Roosevelt Institute White Paper (available online and PDF here)

A more inclusive economy depends on an inclusive political process. Regulatory agencies are central institutions in economic policymaking, yet regulators remain vulnerable to undue political influence from established business and industry interests. 242 more words

Public Law

When should persons with severe mental illnesses be released from immigration detention?

Indefinite immigration detention can have a disastrous effect on mental health. In 2015 alone, there was an average of one suicide attempt per day in the UK’s detention estate. 832 more words

Immigration Law

Initial certificate limits increaed

The LAA has announced that it is increasing the default costs limit on certificates in family cases to £5000. This doesn’t apply to emergency certificates – that limit remains at £1350 (though you have a delegated function to increase that to up to £10,000 to do further urgent work). 81 more words


Writing and research on public law

My current work on public law issues (including Constitutional law and human rights issues) is collated here (generally Indigenous issues are all listed in a separate post, but some constitutional law and Indigenous recognition pieces are listed here too). 417 more words

Public Law

How I went from a 45 to a 68 in Public Law

I think it’s needless to say that a law degree can be very hard and tiresome. Sometimes you might hand in a piece of work or do an exam which you felt went really well and then you get it back with a 2:2 or 3rd and you really don’t know what went wrong. 705 more words


British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)

Short Course: Public International Law in Practice

A dynamic course focused on current developments in public international law and their application in national and international litigation, in governmental and international policy-making and in international legal and diplomatic practice. 26 more words
Public Law