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Greg Weeks: Comment on Australia: Protection of refugees who do not “live discreetly”

At the political level, Australia’s lamentable record of mistreating refugees is well established and is catalogued and critiqued elsewhere, such as by my colleagues at the Kaldor Centre for International … Continue reading

December 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Alan Bogg and Virginia Mantouvalou: Illegality, Human Rights and Employment: A Watershed Moment for the United Kingdom Supreme Court?

Under what circumstances can the illegal work status of a migrant worker bar a statutory tort claim for race discrimination through the common law doctrine of illegality? Such a question … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Robert Thomas: Immigration judicial reviews

There is much current debate over judicial review, prompted in large part by successive government consultation papers. This note provides an overview of recent developments concerning immigration judicial reviews, which … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · 6 Comments

Greg Weeks: Proposed changes to Australia’s Migration Act

Australia is in the midst of an election campaign and, as has been the norm over recent years, both major parties have taken an aggressive line on asylum seekers who … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

Robert Thomas: The New Immigration Rules and the Right to Family life

In June 2012, Theresa May, the Home Secretary, laid a new statement of changes in immigration rules before Parliament. There is nothing necessarily extraordinary in that; the immigration rules set … Continue reading

October 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Carol Harlow: How not to do things with rules

For many years now, administrative lawyers have been puzzling over the relationship of rules and discretion. When is a rule a rule? Does the term properly cover ‘quasi-legislation’ or what … Continue reading

September 15, 2012 · 1 Comment
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