Alexandra Marks

April 8, 2016

Alexandra Marks has had a career as a partner at Linklaters, practising in commercial property. Alexandra became a Recorder in 2002, is a Deputy High Court Judge and an Adjudicator for the Solicitors Regulation Authority. She is also a Past President of the City of London Law Society and a Board member of JUSTICE.   […]

R v Jogee (Appellant)

March 31, 2016

FACTS Ameen Jogee appealed against his conviction for murder. Mr Jogee had taken a man named Mohammed Hirsi to an associate’s home, where both men behaved aggressively and Mr Hirsi stabbed a man. The man died of his wounds and Mr Hirsi was convicted of murder. Prior to the stabbing Mr Jogee had come beside […]

Investigatory Powers Bill

March 14, 2016

Investigatory Powers Bill The Draft Investigatory Powers Bill was published on 4 November 2015 for consultation.  A Joint Committee appointed to report on the Draft Bill published its report on 11 February 2016. The Investigatory Powers Bill was published on 4 March 2016 and will have its Second Reading on 15 March 2016. In 2011, […]

JUSTICE: Rushing the new Investigatory Powers Bill does nothing for public trust

March 2, 2016

On 1 March, the Government published the latest iteration of its Investigatory Powers Bill.  The Bill will have its Second Reading in the House of Commons in the next two weeks. Since 2011, JUSTICE has called for a coherent, holistic rewrite of surveillance law to increase accountability and transparency, to provide clear powers necessary for […]