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Tom Hickman: Turning out the lights? The Justice and Security Act 2013

The Justice and Security Act 2013 (“JSA”) received royal assent on 25 April 2013 and Part 2 of the Act is expected to come into effect in July 2013. Part … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

Tom Hickman: Justice & Security Bill: Defeat, or Not a Defeat: That is the Question.

Last week the House of Lords approved a number of amendments to the Justice and Security Bill in three divisions called by Lord Pannick (the amendments were also in names … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · 3 Comments

Jack Simson Caird: The Justice and Security Bill and the House of Lords Constitution Committee

On Tuesday this week the Justice and Security Bill [HL] received its second reading in the House of Lords. Hayley Hooper and Tom Hickman have both commented on the constitutional … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

Tom Hickman: Where is the “Justice” in the Justice and Security Bill?

The hugely significant Justice and Security Bill was published by the Government last week and received its first reading in the House of Lords (it is a so-called Lords starter). … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · 4 Comments

Hayley Hooper: The Justice and Security Bill: Some Serious Concerns

The Justice and Security Bill aims inter alia to ‘provide for closed material procedure in relation to certain civil proceedings [and] to prevent the making of certain court orders for … Continue reading

June 4, 2012 · 4 Comments