A case of religious discrimination was today settled successfully. A Jewish prisoner who challenged the Ministry of Justice over the failure to provide kosher food in prison will be issued an apology and substantial damages. Samantha Knights QC and Alex Jackaman were instructed in this case by Kesar & Co Solicitors.
The Supreme Court has today dismissed the appeal in R (Gourlay) v Parole Board. This concerned the application of the rule in R (Davies) v Birmingham Deputy Coroner  1 WLR 2739, whereby courts and court-like bodies that do not actively engage in civil proceedings brought against them can avoid a costs liability. The appellants […]