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 Public law is a very fast-moving area and some of the information will be out of date or overtaken by events.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"
April 6 2013 | Conference papers
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.
January 23 2013 | Policy, briefings and consultation responses
PLP documents on the MOJ consultation 'Judicial Review: proposals for reform'.
October 15 2012 | Conference papers
An update on Judicial Review in the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) including a consideration of recent approaches to age assessments and fresh claims and proposals for all immigration judicial reviews to be transferred to the Upper Tribunal.
October 2 2012 | Conference papers
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.
September 25 2012 | Conference papers
This presentations looks at the development of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights in the context of immigration law.
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’.
This paper and presentation provide an update on Article 5 ECHR and the issue of deprivation of liberty after Cheshire.
This paper proves an overview of the government's promise to reform the adult social care law, following the Law Commission's published proposals for reform of legislation governing care and support for older and disabled people, those with mental health problems and carers. It also analyses the government's response to the Law Commission's recommendations and consideration of the future reform of the law.