The latest in the Nealon and Hallam miscarriage of justice compensation test cases.
The hearing in the appeal against the dismissed claims brought by Victor Nealon and Sam Hallam for compensation for miscarriage of justice has now been listed for oral hearing floating over 9th, 10th and 11th March 2016.
The High Court has this morning handed down judgment dismissing the claims brought by Victor Nealon and Sam Hallam for compensation for miscarriage of justice.
The "first significant piece of litigation of Gove's tenure as Lord Chancellor (Sam Hallam and Victor Nealon), which is to be heard by the Divisional Court at the RCJ on 12 and 13 May 2015, invokes the Human Rights Act to challenge primary legislation" writes GCN's Matthew Stanbury in his @thepubliclawyer blog.
The Court of Appeal has granted permission for miscarriage of justice victim Victor Nealon to judicially review the Ministry of Justice's refusal to award him compensation. A hearing date has now been set and the 2 day hearing will commence on 12th May 2015 in London.
Victor Nealon has launched a challenge to the decision of the Secretary of State for Justice for refusing to award him compensation as the victim of a miscarriage of justice.