Practice Notes: Public Law

Supreme Court rejects Scottish referendum bid

The court confirmed it did not have power over areas of the constitution

23 Nov 2022

A case law review of data retention in policing

Emelia Bezant-Gahan reviews when police infringement of Article 8 ECHR rights is deemed

20 Oct 2022

Soldiers' legal rights – no change?

Hilary Meredith-Beckham considers lack of change to soldiers’ rights for the past 35 years

24 Jul 2022

Sarah Everard vigil: police continue to defend arrest of Patsy Stevenson

The defendant is represented by counsel from Bindmans and Doughty Street Chambers

15 Jul 2022

Protection for British holidaymakers abroad

Alec Samuels considers the clash between British and other countries’ laws in the event of a

13 Jul 2022

Andy Burnham to give evidence at Infected Blood Inquiry

The Manchester mayor called the scandal a "criminal cover-up on an industrial scale" in

13 Jul 2022

Bates Wells recruits former head of UK Electoral Commission to join Politics, Elections and Campaigning team

The firm has made a timely appointment in light of current events

07 Jul 2022

The PCSCA 2022: prevention of crime, protest, and politics?

Cathál MacPartholán examines the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022

05 Jul 2022

Refugee removal to Rwanda by plane: Is the deal worth it?

Dr Ruth Brittle considers human rights fears in sending refugees to Rwanda

05 Jul 2022

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