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R (WG) v Local Authority A [2010] EWHC 2608 (Admin) [Not on Bailii yet]

This is a downright odd case, an application for judicial review where the Claimant’s solicitors came off the record at hearing, Claimant’s counsel (the in-the-circumstances heroic Zia Nabi), was left without instructions but felt duty bound to make submissions on the relevant law, where the Defendant Council had been trying to do more or less what it was supposed to do, and where the Claimant refused to be identified, even to the Court.

As far as I can tell, this is a sequel to AB v (A Council), a Court of Appeal homelessness case in … Read the full post

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Mental Capacity

William Flack has made another considered post on the issue of mental capacity for the purposes of Civil Procedure Rule 21 on his blog. He has also begun a wiki on the topic, which could be a very useful step. (For those not sure what a wiki is, see here, in self referential kind of way).

Contributions are apparently invited, but, despite me having enthusiatically created a user account, there doesn’t seem to be a way to add to or edit the pages at the moment – looks like an issue with permissions, I hope.

Edit 6/05/08 – One has to be added to those permitted to edit … Read the full post

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