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Foreign National Rough Sleepers Penalised Under the UK’s Revised Immigration Rules

Foreign National Rough Sleepers Penalised Under the UK’s Revised Immigration Rules

On 22 October 2020, the UK Government’s Home Office Department published a Statement of Changes (‘SoC’) to update ...
Communication, Education and Speech Difficulties in the Criminal Justice System

Communication, Education and Speech Difficulties in the Criminal Justice System

The level of educational achievement by incarcerated offenders in the UK is far lower than the average. In ...
Human Rights, International Law and The United Kingdom Internal Market Bill 2020

Human Rights, International Law and The United Kingdom Internal Market Bill 2020

The recently published United Kingdom Internal Market Bill 2020 has caused – to put it mildly – quite a stir upon ...
The Big Gap in Discrimination Law: Class and the Equality Act 2010

The Big Gap in Discrimination Law: Class and the Equality Act 2010

With growing awareness of classism as a form of discrimination, it is becoming harder to deny its place in the ...
Ensuring the lawfulness of automated facial recognition surveillance in the UK

Ensuring the lawfulness of automated facial recognition surveillance in the UK

In R(Bridges) v South Wales Police, the England and Wales Court of Appeal reviewed the lawfulness of the use of ...
BHP to be Dammed?

BHP to be Dammed?

On 5 November 2015, a devastating mudslide following the collapse of the Fundao Dam tore through Mariana, Brazil, ...
Brutality and false imprisonment – welcome to the UK!

Brutality and false imprisonment – welcome to the UK!

On 8 June, BBC One aired a gripping drama based on the real life story of Anthony Bryan, one of the Windrush ...
Uber v Heller and the Prospects for a Transnational Judicial Dialogue on the Gig Economy – II

Uber v Heller and the Prospects for a Transnational Judicial Dialogue on the Gig Economy – II

In the coming days, labour lawyers from around the world will be tuning in to watch the arguments in Uber v Aslam. ...
Temporary Exclusion Orders and the Right to a Fair Hearing in the UK

Temporary Exclusion Orders and the Right to a Fair Hearing in the UK

In QX v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020], the UK High Court reached a landmark preliminary ...
The Impact of Covid-19 on Workers’ Rights (with Michael Ford)

The Impact of Covid-19 on Workers’ Rights (with Michael Ford)

The spread of Covid-19 has affected many areas of our lives with major implications for our rights and freedoms. ...
UK Supreme Court Relaxes the Test for Establishing a Breach of Article 3 in Medical Removal Cases

UK Supreme Court Relaxes the Test for Establishing a Breach of Article 3 in Medical Removal Cases

On 29 April 2020, the UK Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the case of AM(Zimbabwe) v SSHD [2020] UKSC. ...
Now That We Care About Carers: Temporal Casualisation in Mencap and Uber

Now That We Care About Carers: Temporal Casualisation in Mencap and Uber

A few weeks before the lockdown, one of the most important UK labour law cases of the last decade was heard by the ...

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