Government seeks to routinely redact names in judicial review cases

January 24, 2024

JUSTICE is today [Weds 24/1/24] intervening in an appeal to argue that the Government should not be able to routinely redact all names outside of the senior civil service from documents disclosed in judicial review proceedings. This policy risks hiding the names of external contractors and political Special Advisors as well as that of junior […]

Court finds against Government in win for transparency, ruling fear of publicity is no justification for routine redaction of names, after successful JUSTICE intervention

November 17, 2023

Last week, the cross-party law reform charity JUSTICE intervened in the case of R (IA & others) v S/S Home Department & S/S Levelling up, Housing and Communities in the High Court. Today [17/11/23] the Court ruled against the Government and in line with JUSTICE’s submissions. In the case, the Government proposed to redact routinely […]

JUSTICE suggestions incorporated into HM Courts & Tribunals Service video

December 10, 2020

We have frequently called for accessible, easy-to-understand information for lay court users to give them greater confidence when navigating the justice system and to help those who may feel intimated and confused ahead of the process. Understanding Courts (2019) recommended that any hearing attendees should have better information, whilst Immigration and Asylum Appeals – a […]