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Court dismisses Theresa May's appeal in student fraud scandal

A few days before the Court of Appeal hearing, the Home Office abandoned it’s appeal against the Upper Tribunal’s decision in SM and Ihsan Qadir v Secretary of State for the Home Department… 926 more words


Losing the vote: the referendum, Miller & dos Santos and Brexit

I need to make one point very clear at the outset. I was, and remain, fundamentally opposed to leaving the EU and think it will be a long- and short- term disaster for the UK – for our economy, our well-being, our environment, our workers, our citizens and EU nationals here to name but five areas of life EU law touches upon. 2,704 more words

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Ordinary family ties won't stop deportation of "foreign criminals", finds Court of Appeal

The must respect the factual findings of the employment tribunal and should not strain to identify an error merely because it is unhappy with any factual conclusions; it should not “use a fine 

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UK Supreme Court rules on Article 8 in deportation appeals

In two appeals against the deportation of “foreign criminals”, the Supreme Court has attempted to clarify the interaction between Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and the UK’s Immigration Rules. 1,092 more words


Public Law - Lecture 9

Today’s lecture was on the Rule of Law.

Rule of Law

What is it?

  • Is a difficult concept + very vague
  • Means different things to different people…
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Brexit High Court Ruling: Royal Prerogative vs Parliamentary Supremacy and the Enemies of the People

After the EU referendum in the summer of 2016, it was explained in numerous articles that the referendum would not have legal effect and that the European Communities Act 1972 would almost certainly need repealed in order to achieve “Brexit”. 2,684 more words

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Yeah but, no but: why the High Court was right and wrong in the Brexit case

This blog post is by Dr. Justin Borg-Barthet.

The High Court decision in Miller (the ‘Brexit case’) was essentially a public law case.  The… 1,010 more words

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