Category: Conference papers

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    Law and Policy: Notes

    October 15 2012 | Conference papers | By Raza Husain QC

    What is the difference between policy and law? When is policy law and when is it not law? When does it have to be published? Who decides what it means? How is it enforced? By what standards is compliance with policy measured?

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    Judicial Review: The Future

    October 13 2012 | Conference papers | By Michael Fordham QC

    What does the future hold? Will judicial review continue to expand and innovate? What dramatic new steps will future generations look back on? What cutting-edge issues should practitioners be looking out for?

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    Consultation - the impact of section 149 EA 2010

    October 2 2012 | Conference papers | By Ben McCormack

    This paper provides an analysis of Section 149 of the Equality Act 2010, which imposes extensive legal duties on public authorities by requiring them to pay due regard to the need to eliminate discrimination and promote equality with regard to the various 'protected characteristics'. It looks at the impact of Section 149 on the requirement to consult, and the way in which public authority's own financial resources can bear upon the performances of the duty.

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    A Year in Judicial Review 2012

    July 12 2012 | Conference papers | By Matt Stanbury and Ben McCormack

    Ben McCormack and Matt Stanbury of Garden Court North Chambers give a round up of the important cases and decisions of the last twelve months. You can follow their paper to fully enjoy Matt and Ben’s clear, informative, accessible and very entertaining talk. Case analysis includes Julian Assange v Swedish Prosecution Authority, costs in judicial review, and the excitingly titled section ‘Judges, politics, and public sector cuts’.