human rights act

Homelessness and capacity

In WB v W DC (2018) EWCA Civ 928, the Court of Appeal revisited the question of whether a person without capacity to make choices about their accommodation can make an application for homelessness assistance.  The House of Lords in R v Tower...

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Without further ado, a hodge-podge of Equality and Human Rights updates. Firstly, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Justice have finally launched the long expected Commission on a UK Bill of Rights. The Commission comprises a...

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The bottled water of principle

There is an interesting interview with Baroness Hale of the Supreme Court on the UKSC blog, (also reposted on the Guardian Law site, which has been really rather good since launch). It is well worth a read, not only for Lady Hale fighting for the...

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Yeah, of course I'll call

It's a bit like one of those nights that just, you know, didn't work out. You remember, it was all very slow, not really gratifying and, in the end, disappointingly inconclusive. The Government has released its response [link to PDF] to the...

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