Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR, 12 October 2020

This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary includes the new hostile environment for asylum seekers (and their activist lawyers); a belated undertaking to capture court user data, and a stairway to final appellate court heaven (denied), plus some recent publications of interest.

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Hostile Environment (for lawyers)


HMCTS response on data recommendations

Intellectual Property

Supreme Court denies Spirit appeal over Stairway to Heaven

Recent publications and events

The Implications of the Internal Market Bill for the rule of law in the United Kingdom

Does the state really care about your rights when it kills you?

Middle Templar Magazine

Libel: Preliminary Issue Meaning Trials: Where are we now?

Letter from a leftie lawyer: 11 October 2020

The justice system is as fundamental a part of our social services as health and education

Dates and Deadlines

The Hamlyn Lectures 2020

Evelyn Wrench Lecture 2020

Family Law Awards

And finally…

Tweet of the week

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