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Did Jeremy Hunt act illegally by forcing a new contract on junior doctors?

A series of unprecedented five-day strikes by junior doctors is planned for the coming months if no compromise can be found over Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s plans to impose new contracts. 419 more words

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Testing The Constitutionality Of The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016

by Nikhil Issar

Under Entry 18 of the State List, states can make laws related to land, or rights in or over land; land improvement; and colonization of land. 1,269 more words

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New Home Office guidance on adults 'at risk' in immigration detention

New Home Office guidance on the detention of vulnerable adults comes into force today. [1] Read it here. 701 more words


When is it 'necessary' for a child with SEN to be given an EHC Plan?

Special Educational Needs (‘SEN’) law can be something of a bureaucratic labyrinth, navigated with equal frustration by parents, carers, young persons and Local Authorities.

It often gives rise to unnecessary litigation before the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (‘SENDIST’) and beyond. 943 more words

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Private life vs public interest: when does integration defeat deportation from the UK?

The short but significant Court of Appeal judgment in Secretary of State for the Home Department v Kamara EWCA Civ 813 concerned an appeal against deportation of a person convicted of serious drug offences who had been living in the UK from age 6. 885 more words


Home Office guidance on deportation of EEA nationals unlawful

The Home Office guidance (published on 20 October 2014) contained the wrong test.

It is unlawful, imposes a higher test than that contained in the statute [1] and should not be followed, according to Mr Justice Walker in  361 more words


How to apply UK Parliament’s new(ish) human rights framework

Even before Rhuppiah v Secretary of State for the Home Department EWCA Civ 803, lawyers and Judges have engaged in mental gymnastics worthy of the Olympic stadium when applying Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights in immigration cases. 846 more words