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In R (SC and others) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2021] UKSC 26 the Supreme Court decided that legislation which limited...

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In a judgment handed down on 23 February, Cobb J concluded that a young woman known as HD lacked capacity to engage in sexual relations ....

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“Reforming the Mental Health Act” was presented to Parliament on 13 January 2021, and is the latest step in the process of mental health...

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In GL v Elysium Healthcare Upper Tribunal Judge Kate Markus has provided a helpful reminder of the importance of maintaining standards of...

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Lord Justice Baker  has handed down judgment in the appeal against  judgment of Mrs Justice Roberts in A Local Authority v JB.

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Behind glass, and flanked by guards, Adolf Eichmann faced the judgment, of audiences around the world.  On 11 April 1961, live from...

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This week has been a landmark one for open justice: the US Supreme Court livestreamed oral arguments for the first time, allowing...

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The conditions in which many statutorily homeless people live are frequently sub-optimal. Everyone has an anecdotal story of a family of...

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As discussed in this post by Daniel Clarke, Practice Direction 51Z imposes a stay on all possession proceedings. Paragraph 3 makes clear,...

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The department of Health and Social care has today issued guidance to those caring for adults who lack capacity to consent to their care...

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Update 29 March 2020: This post relates to the Coronavirus Bill 2020. For more on the Coronavirus Act 2020, and when the below provisions...

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This post considers two pieces of legislation which aim to address the Coronavirus pandemic in England and Wales.   The first is the...