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Angela Patrick: Blushes and Torture: Act of State Doctrine and Justiciability

In a week when Supreme Court watchers expected to dissect the Brexit judgment, the Justices instead handed down their long awaited decision in the joined cases of Belhaj & Ors … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thomas Fairclough: Judicial Review and Article 50: Some Preliminary Issues

Introduction There has been much debate on Article 50 TEU. More specifically, there have been thoughtful arguments about who or what has legal authority to trigger Article 50 and begin … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · 10 Comments

Angela Patrick: Suing the state: judicial competence, restraint and redress in Belhadj

The coverage of last week’s Court of Appeal’s decision in Belhadj & Or. v Straw & Ors [2014] EWCA Civ 1394 has thus far generated more political heat than legal … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 · 3 Comments