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 Public law is a very fast-moving area and some of the information will be out of date or overtaken by events.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 "Interventions"
April 10 2018 | Research
Strategic legal action is a promising, potential tool for driving change in the systems that perpetuate severe and multiple disadvantage. Yet it can also be costly, risky, time consuming and, under certain circumstances, counterproductive.
Judicial Review and the Rule of Law: An Introduction To The Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015, Part 4October 22 2015 | Policy, briefings and consultation responses
The result of a collaborative project with The Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law and The Public Law Project, this work aims to provide an introduction to the latest changes to judicial review practice and procedure. Setting the latest changes from Parliament in their constitutional context, we hope that our work will help inform the Act’s interpretation and its early application.
October 22 2015 | Conference papers
The number and diversity of JR cases is now such that a review of the year can only hope to cover a small sample of the Administrative Court’s workload. The selection of cases below (from September 2014 to July 2015) necessarily reflects our personal choice, and no doubt there are many others that could have been included. We have each picked four cases. They are summarised below in chronological order.
Press Release: Public Law Project (PLP) wins residence test case. Proposals to introduce legal aid residence test are unlawful and discriminatory.July 15 2014 | Press releases
In a powerful judgment delivered today the Divisional Court has confirmed that Government proposals to introduce a “residence test” for civil legal aid are unlawful. The thrust of those proposals was to prevent those who could not prove 12 months lawful residence in the UK from accessing the legal aid scheme.
July 8 2014 | Policy, briefings and consultation responses
This briefing is concerned with the proposed changes to judicial review in Part 4 of the Criminal Justice & Courts Bill. It follows on from PLP's previous briefing in March 2014.
Press Release: The Law Society backs legal challenge by Rights of Women to restore access to legal aid for victims of domestic violenceJune 10 2014 | Press releases
The Law Society is supporting a challenge brought by the Public Law Project on behalf of Rights of Women, over the lawfulness of Government changes to legal aid which are preventing victims of domestic abuse from getting legal aid for family cases, even when it is clear there has been violence, or there is an ongoing risk of violence. Rights of Women argue that this is not what parliament intended.
May 12 2014 | Conference papers
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.