Resources

PLP's Resources Library is an online database holding PLP's guides, conference papers, published research and reports, recorded presentations, policy responses, and many other items.  You can search the items by clicking a category or a tag on the left, or using the search function.  Please note the content from conferences, such as papers and audio, are provided for public law practitioners. Public law is a very fast-moving area and some of the information will be out of date or overtaken by events. PLP accept no responsibility for the contents of these items.

 

 

Resources tagged with "Public Law"


  • photo for Ombudsman remedies: creative hybrid or curates egg?

    Ombudsman remedies: creative hybrid or curates egg?

    May 12 2014 | Conference papers | By John Halford and Caroline Robinson

    All the public sector Ombudsmen have a power to make recommendations as to how the injustice arising out of any maladministration they identify may be remedied. This paper and appendix discusses what remedies an Ombudsman complaint can secure and how to make effective us of the schemes.

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    Learning the lessons from the cutting edge: The Mau Mau case

    May 12 2014 | Conference papers | By Daniel Leader

    The Mau Mau case made legal history in 2013 when the British Government compensated and issued an apology to 5,000 Kenyans who had been tortured whilst detained by the British colony prior to independence in 1963. This paper outlines the factual and legal issues which arose in the course of the litigation.

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    Privacy and Data Protection: The Legal Framework

    April 25 2014 | Conference papers | By Kirsten Sjøvoll

    Obtaining and disclosing information gives rise to a number of potential legal issues. In addition to possible criminal penalties, there are a number of civil causes of action which may be available to those who feel their private or personal information has been unlawfully obtained, stored, or used. This paper discusses these causes of action.

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    Common law remedies

    April 17 2014 | Audio files | By Richard Hermer QC

    This talk examines the range of remedies available in private law claims as well as analysing the principles and practice of the quantification of damages.