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EU Citizens’ rights in the event of a no-deal Brexit

In the event of a no-deal Brexit, what does the law say about the rights of EU citizens living in the UK? Alexandra Sinclair, Research Fellow and head of the SIFT project here at PLP, has written a summary research briefing on the rights of EU citizens in case of a no-deal Brexit, drawing on her work…

5 Aug 2019

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2019 Law Society Excellence Awards

Public Law Project is delighted to have been shortlisted for the 2019 Law Society Excellence Awards in the Excellence in Access to Justice category. Our entry highlighted PLP’s unique ability to draw on casework, research and training, as well as our partnership approach to working with frontline charities and civil society, to improve access to…

31 Jul 2019

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Access to legal aid for separated migrant children

Following a legal challenge brought by the Children’s Society and supported by PLP, the Ministry of Justice has drafted legislation to make it easier for migrant children who have been separated from their families to access legal aid to resolve their immigration matters. The draft legislation was submitted to Parliament on 22 July. The report…

22 Jul 2019

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The cost of access to JR

Public Law Project (PLP) Legal Director Alison Pickup gave a talk on the cost barriers to accessing judicial review at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights conference earlier this year. Alison’s talk focussed on the importance of introducing special costs rules for judicial review as a way of improving access to justice and the ability…

19 Jul 2019

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Quick and Uneasy Justice

PLP has now finished phase one of its settled status research project. The first phase of research aimed to model how the scheme is designed, and to provide a detailed analysis of its possible strengths and weaknesses. The findings of this first phase of research are written up in a report by PLP’s Research Director…

16 Jul 2019

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