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 Public law is a very fast-moving area and some of the information will be out of date or overtaken by events.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 "Human Rights Act 1998"
June 26 2015 | Conference papers
A review of recent case law, including the impact of the Supreme Court’s decision in Michael v Chief Constable of South Wales Police.
June 26 2015 | Conference papers
This document addresses civil remedies to enforce UK environmental law with emphasis on private law claims (public and private nuisance, Rylands v Fletcher liability and negligence) and damages under the Human Rights Act 1998. It also covers the impact of the Aarhus Convention on procedural issues relevant to private law environmental claims, including costs protection and access to environmental information.
October 22 2014 | Conference papers
Legal aid has been removed from large areas of litigation and many vulnerable people are affected. Exceptional funding provides the only safety net. This paper explains how to challenge a refusal of exceptional funding by the LAA, and get funding for that challenge.
October 20 2014 | Conference papers
The European Charter on Fundamental Rights is increasingly being relied on in judicial review. However there is some confusion about what it is and when it can be relied upon. This talk / paper will attempt to clarify some of the key issues.
July 31 2014 | Guides
The purpose of this guide is to assist voluntary organisations working with destitute migrant families to identify which families can access support from social services. The guide is intended to help advisers advocate on behalf of their clients and to know when to refer a case to a solicitor. This guide is not intended to be a substitute for specialist legal advice.
May 9 2014 | Audio files
This talk and accompanying paper looks at recent developments in the application of the principle of just satisfaction in a commercial context, including the Infinis case, and other examples of using human rights grounds to obtain substantive commercial results.
April 25 2014 | Conference papers
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.
April 17 2014 | Conference papers
The award of just satisfaction is not an automatic consequence of a finding by the
European Court of Human Rights that there has been a violation of a right guaranteed by the
European Convention on Human Rights or its Protocols. This paper sets out the formal and substantive requirements for submitting claims for just satisfaction.
January 20 2014 | Conference papers
This paper and the associated audio file deals with rights of access to information held by public authorities – especially under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“FOIA”) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (“EIR”);
It also covers judicial review in information privacy cases about the retention/disclosure of information by public authorities, involving Data Protection Act 1998 (“DPA”) and/or Article 8 of the Convention.