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Chambers news 16 Nov 2011

Distance learning policy at HMP Wakefield declared unlawful

Garden Court North Chambers' Jared Ficklin represented the successful Claimants.

Chambers news 03 Oct 2011

Mistake of fact: High Court quashes Parole Board decision and orders a new hearing

The Claimant was represented by Vijay Jagadesham of Garden Court North Chambers.

Chambers news 29 Sep 2011

Florida executes inmate after 33 years on death row

Mark George QC was asked by Reprieve to draft an amicus curiae brief on behalf of, amongst others, the Bar Human Rights Committee.

Chambers news 28 Sep 2011

Lancashire teacher cleared of sex assaults on pupils

The Defendant was represented by Garden Court North Chambers' Mark George QC.

Chambers news 30 Oct 2010

Supreme Court ruling on HDC for prisoners

Garden Court North Chambers' Pete Weatherby and Andy Fitzpatrick appeared for the Appellant.

Chambers news 30 Nov 2009

Prison JR: SSJ acted unlawfully in respect of the transfer of IPP prisoners to open conditions

Vijay Jagadesham represented the Claimant.

Chambers news 30 Sep 2008

Public inquiry opens into death in prison custody

A public inquiry opens today into the self-inflicted death of Bernard "Sonny" Lodge who died on 28 February at HMP Manchester in 1998.

Chambers news 17 Mar 2006

Appeal against conviction clarifies offence of “doing an act outraging public decency”

The High Court allowed the appeal and quashed the conviction on the basis that such offence had to be witnessed.

Chambers news 07 Mar 2006

JR elicits clarification of Section 25 of the Magistrates Courts Act 1980

The Claimant was represented by Garden Court North Chambers' Pete Weatherby.

Chambers news 16 Feb 2006

High Court ruling curbs police ASBO powers

The High Court ruled that specific reasons must be given for their use.

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