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Category: Conference papers


  • photo for The Most Important Tribunal Cases of the Year

    The Most Important Tribunal Cases of the Year

    April 6 2013 | Conference papers | By Tim Buley

    This paper reviews the most important cases of the past year, and considers their impact on case law and implications for future appellants.Review of the most important cases of the past year, consideration of their impact on case law and implications for future appellants.

  • photo for Challenging Community Care Decisions after McDonald and KM

    Challenging Community Care Decisions after McDonald and KM

    October 15 2012 | Conference papers | By Stephen Broach and Stephen Cragg QC

    Issues and central principles arising out of both cases, including the assessment duty, the positive obligations owed to disabled people under Article 8 ECHR, the use of the Resource Allocation Schemes to calculate 'indicative budgets', and the duty to meet assessed needs where 'necessary'. The barristers, who between them acted for the claimants in both cases, discuss how the central principles of the cases can and should be applied in future challenges to community care decisions.

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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?

  • photo for Consultation - the impact of section 149 EA 2010

    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.