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Tory judicial review plans risk 'rule of tyranny'

Considerable alarm has been prompted by Conservative Party plans to review the judicial review process. It says in its 2019 election manifesto that it intends to set up a Constitution, Democracy an

Better access to legal aid for separated migrant children

Migrant children separated from their parents can now get faster and easier access to legal aid, after new legislation came into forc

All’s fair: legal challenges to hospital closure consultation

Two recent cases on hospital closures suggest that public bodies may have to provide more detailed justification for their decisions, explains Michae

Patients at risk: revisiting the extent of public bodies’ duties

While establishing that all psychiatric patients, regardless of status, are owed the same duty, the European Court of Human Rights has also minimised the meaningfulness of its decision in practice

Law Society urges government to rectify ‘legal aid deserts’

The Law Society has published figures today revealing that 184 local authorities in the UK have no publicly funded legal advice fo

Social media pitfalls

In light of the SRA’s principles, Joshua Lenon provides guidance to lawyers on the correct use of socia

One last last word

Richard Barr looks back on a 40-year love affair with a legal journal dedicated to the interests o