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Blog 18 Oct 2018

Prison not appropriate for peaceful protestors

Three peaceful anti-fracking protestors, represented by Chambers’ Richard Brigden and Doughty Street Chambers' Kirsty Brimelow QC, had their prison sentences overturned yesterday.

Blog 28 Aug 2018

In Your Defence by Sarah Langford – a review

Garden Court North Chambers' Mark George QC reviews Sarah Langford's In Your Defence.

Blog 03 Aug 2018

Court of Appeal overturns Upper Tribunal decision on Article 3 and Gaza

Chambers' Vijay Jagadesham discusses MI (Palestine) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWCA Civ 1782, in which he represented the appellant.

Blog 30 May 2018

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions acknowledges getting law wrong again on meaning of PIP descriptors – will have to conduct review of old cases

Garden Court North Chambers' Tom Royston discusses two of his recent cases where the SSWP has acknowledged errors in her department's approach.

Blog 01 May 2018

The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken – a review by Mark George QC

Garden Court North Chambers' Mark George QC reviews Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken.

Blog 18 Apr 2018

Abraham Lincoln, the United Arab Emirates and Manchester City FC

Garden Court North Chambers' Andrew Byles discusses why Manchester City Council should name a street after UAE human rights campaigner Ahmed Mansoor.

Blog 27 Mar 2018

The making of hospital orders and the use of hybrid orders

Garden Court North Chambers' Matthew Stanbury considers R v Edwards [2018] EWCA Crim 595, in which he appeared for Mr Langley.

Blog 23 Mar 2018

Election of NLD and Aung San Suu Kyi has not significantly affected the treatment of political activists by Burmese authorities

Joseph Markus, a barrister at Garden Court North Chambers, considers the Upper Tribunal's decision in OO (Burma – TS remains appropriate CG) Burma.

Blog 22 Mar 2018

Correcting historic discrimination in the acquisition of British citizenship

Garden Court North Chambers' Joseph Markus discusses the British Nationality Act 1981 (Remedial) Order 2018.

Blog 04 Mar 2018

The crisis in the Criminal Justice System

Drawing on 40 years' of experience, Garden Court North Chambers' Mark George QC explains why the Criminal Justice System is in crisis.

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