Alexi Norris – The Queen (on the application of (1) Friends of the Earth Limited (2) ClientEarth (3) Good Law Project and Joanna Wheatley v Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy  EWHC 1841 (Admin)
The High Court decided that the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s Net Zero Strategy (“NZS”) breached its obligations under sections 13 and 14 of the Climate Change Act 2008 (“the Act”). The strategy sets out the Government’s policies and proposals for meeting carbon budgets set by Parliament. The case joined three legal challengesContinue reading “Alexi Norris – The Queen (on the application of (1) Friends of the Earth Limited (2) ClientEarth (3) Good Law Project and Joanna Wheatley v Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy  EWHC 1841 (Admin)”
Alexi Norris: Mandatory Vaccinations & Vaccine Hesitancy – The Court of Protection [edited by Anna Dannreuther of Field Court Chambers]
Alexi Norris, Assistant Editor of the Blog, considers when the Court of Protection will allow for the vaccinations of those who lack capacity.
Kieron Spoors: A Case Note and Analysis – Director of Public Prosecutions v Ziegler and others  UKSC 23
Kieron Spoors, a Bar Course LLM student at BPP University Law School (London)and student member of Gray’s Inn, writes on the Supreme Court’s judgment in DPP v Ziegler.
Jack Hollingworth: The (Second) Highest Court in the Land? A Case Comment on Attorney General v Crosland  and Supreme Court’s Right to Overrule Itself
Jack Hollingworth, Cambridge law undergraduate and Inner Temple PASS Scholar, provides a case comment on Attorney General v Crosland. The article questions whether the Supreme Court can overrule itself, and whether this challenges orthodox perceptions of the Supreme Court’s constitutional position.
The second part of the series on the High Court’s decision that Uber and Free Now’s business model is unlawful. Alexi Norris, Assistant Editor, interviewed leading employment and equality barrister Jason Galbraith-Marten QC of Cloisters, who acted for the App Drivers and Couriers Union in this case.
The High Court has determined that Uber and Free Now’s business model, of acting as an agent for its drivers is unlawful. Alexi Norris, Assistant Editor, interviewed barrister Charles Streeten of Francis Taylor Building, who acted for United Trade Action Group (UTAG) in this case.
Robin White, barrister specialising in employment and discrimination law at Old Square Chambers, comments on the Supreme Court’s decision in R (Elan-Cane).
Alexi Norris, Paralegal at Cole Khan Solicitors, provides a case comment on a leading employment law judgment, Kostal v Dunkley, which confirms that employers cannot circumvent ongoing collective bargaining from unions.
Max Shreeve-McGiffen, Chief Editor of the Blog, writes an opinion piece on whether the Supreme Court’s decision in Lloyd v Google is a sign that ‘tech giants’ have become too powerful.
Kieron Spoors is a recent first-class graduate in law from Cambridge University, and previous guest writer for UK Public Law Blog. In this piece, he summarises and analyses the EAT’s judgment in Forstater, a leading case on employment and trans rights.
Phyllida Spackman: The People vs. Planning -Public Participation Erodes as System Overhaul Unsettles Voters in the South
Phyllida Spackman, an alumnus of Swansea (BA), Cardiff (GDL, LLM BPTC) and UCL (LLM), and a Middle Temple Scholar, writes on the relationship between the Chesham by-election result and the Government’s proposed changes to planning laws.
Kieron Spoors: A Case Note and Analysis – R (Good Law Project) v Minister for the Cabinet Office 
A case note and comment from Kieron Spoors, a Cambridge University law finalist and aspiring barrister, on R (Good Law Project) v Minister for the Cabinet Office .
Commentary on the Supreme Court decision in ‘R v Heathrow’ by Alexi Norris and Lavanya Sridhar of Queen Mary, University of London.
For several years, China has been enacting a policy of repression against over a million Uyghur Muslims in its Xinjiang province, including reports of forced sterilisation. These allegations have largely been met with silence by the international community, but a recent stand has been taken by the US. Undoubtedly, with the US now calling China’s treatmentContinue reading “Max McGiffen: Finally Taking A Stand? Assessing the UK’s Response to the Uyghur Crisis”
As I write this, the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill is on its way to receive Royal Assent. The key aim of this Bill is protect veterans from prosecution. This is accomplished through a couple of legislative provisions: (a) under section 1(4), a presumption that alleged offences were committed more than five years ago,Continue reading “Max McGiffen: Is the Military Above the Law? A Comment on the Overseas Operations Bill”
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