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 […]

JUSTICE publishes report on Improving Access to Justice for Separating Families

October 13, 2022

Today JUSTICE publishes its latest report Improving Access to Justice for Separating Families. The report has been prepared by a Working Party of experts, chaired by Professor Gillian Douglas, Emeritus Professor, King’s College London. It makes 43 ambitious but realistic recommendations related to child arrangements problems and their resolution in England and Wales. They build […]

JUSTICE refers Greater Manchester Police to equality and police watchdogs following their refusal to abandon racist entry policy at the Caribbean Carnival of Manchester

August 12, 2022

On 29 July 2022, JUSTICE joined with 11 organisations to call on the Greater Manchester Police, Manchester City Council, and the Independent Advisory Group to retract their racist and discriminatory policy which bans numerous individuals, including children and young adults, from attending the Caribbean Carnival of Manchester this weekend, on 13 to 14 August 2022. […]

JUSTICE joins with 11 organisations to condemn Greater Manchester Police’s racist Entry Policy at the Caribbean Carnival of Manchester

July 29, 2022

JUSTICE has joined with 11 organisations, calling on the Greater Manchester Police, Manchester City Council, and the Independent Advisory Group to retract their racist and discriminatory policy which, bans numerous individuals, including children and young adults, from attending the Caribbean Carnival of Manchester on 13 to 14 August 2022. The letter, which was exposed thanks […]

Reference by the Attorney General for Northern Ireland – Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) (Northern Ireland) Bill

July 5, 2022

JUSTICE has been granted permission to intervene in the United Kingdom Supreme Court case of Reference by the Attorney General for Northern Ireland – Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) (Northern Ireland) Bill. The reference concerns the Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) Bill (the “Bill”), which the Assembly of Northern Ireland passed on 24 March 2022, […]

JUSTICE responds to the Government’s legislation to repeal the Human Rights Act

June 22, 2022

The Government has today published its legislation to repeal the Human Rights Act. JUSTICE believes that this legislation will severely weaken rights protection in the United Kingdom, cause unnecessary legal uncertainty, have serious consequences for the devolved settlements and Good Friday Agreement and is inconsistent with our international obligations under the European Convention on Human […]

Seonaid Stevenson-McCabe announced as new Vice-Chair of JUSTICE Scotland

June 20, 2022

JUSTICE are delighted to announce today that Seonaid Stevenson-McCabe will take on the role of Vice-Chair of JUSTICE Scotland, succeeding Catherine Smith QC as Vice-Chair of the Scottish branch of the law reform charity. JUSTICE has been at the forefront of law reform in the United Kingdom since 1957, aiming to promote a fairer and […]