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Resources tagged with "Judicial Review"
March 12 2014 | Policy, briefings and consultation responses
This short briefing has been produced in response to proposed changes to judicial review in the Criminal Justice & Courts Bill. It details why the proposals in the bill should concern all sectors of civil society, and what you can do about them. PLP has also produced an outline letter that you can personalise and send your MP.
January 20 2014 | Audio files
This talk and associated paper 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.
January 13 2014 | Guides
This guide has been produced to provide individuals and community groups with information to promote a better understanding of how to challenge decisions of public bodies. It is intended for non-lawyers, for community and voluntary sector groups and for individuals. It is not intended for litigants in person (ie those who go to court without a lawyer to assist them), and in no way replaces the need for expert legal advice. Instead, it is designed to help non-lawyers understand the judicial review process, to navigate their way through it, and to get the best out of the lawyers they will undoubtedly need.
November 8 2013 | Conference papers
There are by now so many JR cases, which cover such a broad range of topics that a talk such as this is necessarily nothing more than a personal choice, and cannot hope to be comprehensive. What is set out below is merely a few cases from 2013 which may be of general interest. There will be many others which are relevant to your particular cases and practices.
November 1 2013 | Policy, briefings and consultation responses
This submission is made on behalf of the Public Law Project (PLP) and is a response to the consultation 'Judicial Review: proposals for further reform. The consultation opened on Friday 6 September 2013, when the MoJ begn seeking views on proposals in a number of key areas. It closes on 1 November 2013.
October 30 2013 | Policy, briefings and consultation responses
The latest statistical assertion made by the MoJ, regarding growth in judicial review claims, questioned by PLP.
On 29 October, the policy team at the Ministry of Justice held a web chat ‘to give [those responding to the consultation] an opportunity to comment and ask questions on a proposed package of reforms governing the process of judicial review.’
October 25 2013 | Audio files
Mike gives JR a healthcheck - looking at the body and brain of judicial review in an extended somatic metaphor. Note that the main auditorium of Herbert Smith Freehills has two very large striking blue portraits (approximately 8ft tall) of screaming faces, painted in harsh, disturbing blue. These are the pictures he refers to in the address.
July 17 2013 | Conference papers
With legal aid for JR under threat, practitioners may want to consider alternatives. Ombudsman decisions themselves are amenable to JR. Representations to the Ombudsman are free, claimants don’t need a lawyer - and in a landscape in which the government appears only to be prepared to fund legal advice for itself, that’s of increasing significance.
Although there are some disadvantages to using the Ombudsman, there are also advantages, both are considered in this paper.