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December 11 2017
PLP’s client, RF, contends that the way people experiencing psychological distress are treated by new Personal Independence Payment (PIP) rules is unfair and discriminatory.
The two-day hearing in RF v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions commences tomorrow, Tuesday 12 December, in the High Court.
December 10 2017
Today is Human Rights Day.
Public Law Project has joined The British Institute of Human Rights, and 140+ other organisations to call on the Prime Minister to safeguard our human rights today, during and after Brexit.
Access to justice for survivors of domestic abuse: MOJ to lift time limits and evidential restrictions on legal aidDecember 6 2017
PLP is delighted to learn that the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) is to lift restrictions on legal aid to survivors of domestic abuse. Large numbers of those involved in Family Court proceedings, where they were often forced face their abusers, will now receive advice and representation.