This week the Appeals Chamber of the ICC heard argument in an appeal brought by Saif Gaddafi. Mr Gaddafi faces an outstanding warrant for crimes against humanity, arising out of events in Libya in 2011. The issues in the appeal include (1) whether the case is admissible before the ICC in light of the fact […]
The Supreme Court has ruled that housing benefit entitlement should be calculated without deduction in claims relating to before the removal of the “bedroom tax”. In this case it was found there would be a breach in the claimant’s Convention rights. The court considered the previous decision of R (Carmichael) v Secretary of State for Work […]
JUSTICE has today launched its latest working party report, Challenging School Exclusions. The report calls for significant change to the current system, including better training for schools on excluding pupils, a new Independent Review of individual exclusion decisions and the possibility of appealing to a judge-led tribunal. Sarah Hannett was a member of the working […]
Congratulations to Hugh Southey QC and Richard Hermer QC who have been appointed as Deputy High Court Judges. For more information, see here.
We are delighted to announce that we have signed the Women in Law Pledge. More information will follow as we create and implement our action plan. Equality of opportunity has been one of our core values since Matrix was founded in 2000. We are delighted to sign the Women in Law pledge as part of […]