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 […]

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, […]

Nealon and Hallam v UK

March 29, 2021

On 17 March 2021 we filed written submissions with the European Court of Human Rights, having been given permission to intervene in this long-running case concerning compensation for miscarriage of justice. We previously intervened in the UK Supreme Court, which by a majority, found against the appellants in 2019. The case concerns whether the amended […]

Begum v Secretary of State for the Home Department

February 26, 2021

On 26 February 2021, the UK Supreme Court gave judgment in R (Begum) v Secretary of State for the Home Department in a case which pits national security against natural justice. The case concerns Shamima Begum who, at the age of 15, left the UK for Syria. Ms Begum married an ISIL fighter and aligned […]

Begum v Secretary of State for the Home Department

October 29, 2020

JUSTICE was granted permission to intervene by written submissions in the UK Supreme Court appeal in the case of Begum. The Court considered whether (1) a fair and effective appeal can take place without Begum being granted leave to enter the UK to take part in the substantive Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) appeal; and […]

Nealon & Hallam v Secretary of State for Justice

August 6, 2020

The Appellants have applied to the European Court of Human Rights for the court to review whether the test for compensation for miscarriage of justice that applies in England and Wales violates the presumption of innocence protected by Article 6(2) ECHR. JUSTICE has sought permission to intervene and is awaiting whether the Court will hear […]

R (on the application of MONICA) v Director of Public Prosecution

February 24, 2020

JUSTICE wrote a submission to the Supreme Court in February 2020 in relation to an application for permission to appeal. The appeal application was made by the claimant in R (Monica) v DPP [2018] EWHC 3508, on appeal from the High Court, which had dismissed the claimant’s judicial review of the DPP’s decision not to […]

Nealon & Hallam v Secretary of State for Justice

May 8, 2018

JUSTICE is today intervening in the Supreme Court case, R (on the application of Nealon & Hallam) v Secretary of State for Justice. We will be providing evidence of the inadequacy of the current statutory compensation regime, arguing that the current regime has reduced the redress for wrongful conviction to virtually nothing. Victor Nealon and Sam […]