Judges and civil liberties

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Pinochet Case
1999. Case where Lord Hoffman was not independetn beacue he was part of Amnesty International. Therfore the ruling did not count
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Homogenity - an idea by whom?
Griffith
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Judicial review claimind ultra vires
in 1999 Jack Straws action of deporting asylum seekers to france and germany unlawful.
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Who commented on the ineffectiveness of the Criminal Justic act 2003.
Former chief justice lord phillips. (showing how the supreme court can protect civil liberties by acting as a pressure group)
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when was the last time a Judge was dismmised?
1830.
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2010 part of the anti terror legislation...
.. were declared incompbatible with articel 6 of the ECHR.
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how often does a governemnt lose a case
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What was the Hutton inquiry refered to as
a whitewash.
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James Bulger killers given a minimum scentence...
... this was overturned by the courts saying Howard was acting with ultra vires
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Tony Blair clamied that the judges were "Barmy"
2006 court case allowed afghan hijackers temporary leave to remain in britain
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example of judge not overuling government in judiial review case.
Bedroom Tax
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Kilmur Guidelines
1955. set out that judges should be silent outside the courtroom to ensure they appear impartial
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