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 […]

Modern-day ‘ASBOs’ highly discriminatory and fail to protect victims according to report from JUSTICE

September 20, 2023

JUSTICE has published a robust report, ‘Lowering the Standard: A review of Behavioural Control Orders in England and Wales’, which describes how the use of Behavioural Control Orders should not be seen as “a magic bullet” in addressing matters of public safety and security. Following the template of infamous Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (‘ASBOs’) introduced in […]

The UK’s longstanding commitment to the Rule of Law is under grave threat according to landmark report from JUSTICE

September 11, 2023

Cross-party legal reform charity, JUSTICE has today published a landmark report describing how the rule of law in the UK has “regressed significantly on multiple fronts” and threatens the very democratic fabric of our nation. The report titled “The State We’re in: Addressing Threats & Challenges to the Rule of Law” is a substantial evidenced-based […]

JUSTICE launches report calling on Government to double down on efforts to relocate Afghans who supported Britain

August 15, 2023

Today, JUSTICE launched a landmark report, Reforming the Afghanistan Resettlement Schemes: the way forward for ARAP and ACRS. This marks the two-year anniversary of the fall of Kabul and the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, marking the end of British Operations in the country. The Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (“ACRS”) and the Afghan Relocations and Assistance […]

JUSTICE announces new Council members

March 3, 2023

The Board of JUSTICE, the law reform and human rights organisation, has co-opted new Council members, following the Annual General Meeting on 19 October 2022 in the year the charity celebrated its 65th year anniversary. Co-opted to the charity’s Council for one year are the Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Buckland KC MP (former Secretary of […]

U3 v Secretary of State for the Home Department

March 1, 2023

JUSTICE has been granted permission to intervene in the Court of Appeal case: U3 v Secretary of State for the Home Department. The case concerns the deprivation of UK citizenship of a woman – U3 – and refusal to allow her to re-enter the country, both for reasons of national security. U3 appealed both decisions […]

Supreme Court declares Northern Ireland Abortion Services ‘safe zones’ law compatible with European Convention on Human Rights

December 7, 2022

Today, the UK Supreme Court gave judgment in the case of Reference by the Attorney General for Northern Ireland – Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) (Northern Ireland) Bill. The reference, in which JUSTICE was an intervener, concerned the Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) Bill (the “Bill”), which the Assembly of Northern Ireland passed on 24 […]

JUSTICE announces new Board and Council members

October 20, 2022

JUSTICE has appointed new Board and Council members, following their 65th Annual General Meeting on 19 October 2022. Joining the Board of Trustees are I. Stephanie Boyce (Past President of the Law Society of England and Wales), Sara Mansoori KC (Matrix Chambers), Alice Smith (Trustee at Astriid), and Christian Weaver (Garden Court North Chambers). Appointed […]