Archived Public Law stories

 
Published Wednesday February 13 2019
Judicial review success for torture victims
Bhatt Murphy represented Medical Justice and two women in a successful challenge to the Home Office’s policy on detaining vulnerable immigration detainees.
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Published Wednesday February 13 2019
Supreme Court grants permission to intervene in NI abortion rights case
Humanists UK were granted permission to intervene in an important case due to be heard later this month on the abortion regime in Northern Ireland.
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Published Wednesday February 13 2019
Liberty gets go-ahead to challenge Snoopers’ Charter in the High Court
The High Court has granted Liberty permission to challenge part of the Government’s extreme mass surveillance regime with a judicial review of the Investigatory Powers Act.
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Published Thursday February 1 2018
Supreme Court rejects NI women's right to NHS abortions
The Supreme Court (3-2) has dismissed an appeal challenging the Secretary of State for Health’s policy of refusing to provide abortion services on the NHS in England to women from Northern Ireland forced to travel to access a lawful and safe abortion. Janet Farrell acted for Humanists UK...
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Published Wednesday January 31 2018
Supreme Court intervention for British Humanist Association
The British Humanist Association (BHA) has been granted permission by the Supreme Court to intervene in in the case of A & B v Secretary of State for Health. The case will be heard on 2 November. Janet Farrell acts for the BHA.
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Liberty gets go-ahead to challenge Snoopers’ Charter in the High Court Read More
 
Government backs down and allows NI women free NHS abortions Read More
 
Prison legal aid Read More
 
Supreme Court rejects NI women's right to NHS abortions Read More
 
Challenge to detention of victims of torture Read More
 
European Court to hear John Catt legal challenge Read More
 
Successful challenge for Calais children Read More
 
Calais children reunited with family in UK Read More
 
UN Intervention in Belhaj appeal Read More
 
Permission granted in prison law legal aid challenge Read More
 
Senior judges split over extremism database Read More
 
Supreme Court to consider stop and search power Read More
 
Supreme Court to hear John Catt legal challenge Read More
 
Prisoner wins judicial review Read More
 
Government backs down and allows NI women free NHS abortions Read More
 
Supreme Court hears Northern Ireland abortion rights case Read More