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After the many children in need cases reported in recent years, including the trilogy of cases in last month’s PTSR, one might have thought that the courts had drawn the legal frontiers sufficiently clearly to eliminate funding disputes between publ…… Continue reading
In a week that sees another high-profile extradition, this time of Abu Hamza to the USA to face terrorism charges, the question put by Lord Justice Toulson in Regina (Guardian News and Media Ltd) v City of Westminster Magistrates’ Court (Article 19 i…… Continue reading
What do a 13th century elm coffer, the Audit Commission Act 1998 and debt relief orders have in common?
Guest post by Isobel Collins, Editor of the Public and Third Sector Law Reports… Continue reading
Isobel Collins, editor of the Public and Third Sector Law Reports, discusses some of the cases in the latest issue… Continue reading
I’m reading a book For pleasure and profit The pleasure is variable The profit small I’m doing what’s called Reviewing” “Reviewing”, by Paul Magrath (from Pretext 6 (2002), ed DJ Taylor) As an occasional freelance book reviewer (and poet) this blogger has been following the Thornton v Telegraph Media Group Ltd litigation with more than… Continue reading
In these morally muddied waters, there is no universally recognised principle of morality, no clearly identified public policy, no substantially incontestable public interest, which could lead the courts … to state that payment of ransom [to release cargo ships seized by pirates] should be regarded as a matter which stands beyond the pale, without any… Continue reading