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Michael Gove and the MoJ’s change of tone

blogs.ft.com — Welcome. This blog looks at law and policy, and it also looks at the media representation of legal and policy matters. The blog is usually written from a critical but liberal perspective. Nothing on this blog constitutes legal advice. David Allen Green is the author of the Jack of Kent blog and was previously legal correspondent of the New Statesman.
Jul 13, 2015

The mood music at the MoJ has changed - but is Gove really a liberal or is he just buying time? blogs.ft.com/david-allen-gr…

Gove must sort out bad MoJ policy making if he is to uphold the rule of law

blogs.ft.com — Welcome. This blog looks at law and policy, and it also looks at the media representation of legal and policy matters. The blog is usually written from a critical but liberal perspective. Nothing on this blog constitutes legal advice. David Allen Green is the author of the Jack of Kent blog and was previously legal correspondent of the New Statesman.

Whatever happened to repeal of the Human Rights Act?

blogs.ft.com — Welcome. This blog looks at law and policy, and it also looks at the media representation of legal and policy matters. The blog is usually written from a critical but liberal perspective. Nothing on this blog constitutes legal advice. David Allen Green is the author of the Jack of Kent blog and was previously legal correspondent of the New Statesman.
Jun 02, 2015

`human rights lawyers are the bogeys of the Tory imagination..waiting until dark to let murderers and terrorists..' blogs.ft.com/david-allen-gr…

Jun 02, 2015

HRA update: 'The government does not have, as a matter of legal substance, any idea what to do' blogs.ft.com/david-allen-gr…

Jun 02, 2015

RT @IanDunt: HRA update: 'The government does not have, as a matter of legal substance, any idea what to do' blogs.ft.com/david-allen-gr…

Tories and civil liberties: the fascinating appointment of Dominic Raab

blogs.ft.com — Welcome. This blog looks at law and policy, and it also looks at the media representation of legal and policy matters. The blog is usually written from a critical but liberal perspective. Nothing on this blog constitutes legal advice. David Allen Green is the author of the Jack of Kent blog and was previously legal correspondent of the New Statesman.
May 13, 2015

Interesting blog by @JackofKent in human rights, civil liberties and the appointment of Dominic Raab on.ft.com/1L2vJXt

Why repealing the Human Rights Act is not going to be easy

blogs.ft.com — Welcome. This blog looks at law and policy, and it also looks at the media representation of legal and policy matters. The blog is usually written from a critical but liberal perspective. Nothing on this blog constitutes legal advice. David Allen Green is the author of the Jack of Kent blog and was previously legal correspondent of the New Statesman.
May 12, 2015

RT @JackofKent: For the full article on why repealing the HRA is not actually going to be easy for the Conservatives, go to @FT: blogs.ft.com/david-allen-gr…

May 12, 2015

RT @samirashackle: David Allen Green explains why scrapping the Human Rights Act might actually be quite hard blogs.ft.com/david-allen-gr…

May 12, 2015

Why repealing the Human Rights Act is not going to be easy | David Allen Green on.ft.com/1PfxeHK

May 12, 2015

RT @AnnalieGrogan: Great piece from @JackofKent on the real logistics of repealing the Human Rights Act, and implications for the Union on.ft.com/1PfxeHK

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If a politician breaks a promise should a voter have a legal remedy?

blogs.ft.com — Welcome. This blog looks at law and policy, and it also looks at the media representation of legal and policy matters. The blog is usually written from a critical but liberal perspective. Nothing on this blog constitutes legal advice. David Allen Green is the author of the Jack of Kent blog and was previously legal correspondent of the New Statesman.
Apr 16, 2015

RT @FT: Now, there's a question: If a politician breaks a promise should a voter have a legal remedy? on.ft.com/1CRFGk4 pic.twitter.com/EBaEJsUTfi

Apr 17, 2015

If a politician breaks a promise should a voter have a legal remedy? on.ft.com/1DlZpff

Why are litigation letters often so dreadful?

preiskel.com — There is no genre of literature more dismal - more utterly depressing to read - than the letters of many litigation solicitors. Every day hundreds, perhaps thousands, of these wearisome missives are compiled and dispatched. And many contain the most insincere and heart-sinking language.

The UK Ministry of Justice is telling people with learning difficulties that they are guilty unless they can prove themselves innocent

jackofkent.com — Easy Reads are a good thing. Done properly, they can explain difficult concepts and complex processes to people who happen to have learning difficulties. But given this target audience, it is all the more important that Easy Reads are accurate as well as accessible.
Jan 31, 2015

RT @JackofKent: Jack of Kent - MoJ is telling people with learning difficulties that they are guilty unless they can prove innocence: jackofkent.com/2015/01/why-is…

Jan 31, 2015

Ministry of Justice guide tells defendants they have to prove their innocence!! goo.gl/U7GwZW via @JackofKent unbelievable

Jan 31, 2015

"Failing Grayling tells the mentally handicapped they must prove their innocence" by @DavidAllenGreen jackofkent.com/2015/01/why-is…

Jan 31, 2015

The MoJ is either unaware of the burden of proof or it's consciously misleading vulnerable people about it jackofkent.com/2015/01/why-is…

Jan 31, 2015

RT @JackofKent: Jack of Kent - MoJ is telling people with learning difficulties that they are guilty unless they can prove innocence jackofkent.com/2015/01/why-is…

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The Ministry of Justice and the Saudis: ten more unanswered questions

jackofkent.com — UK & #Saudi Ministers of Justice - Rt Hon Chris Grayling & Dr al Issa - sign mou on judicial #cooperation pic.twitter.com/JXqES7D8AI - UKinSaudiArabia (@UKinSaudiArabia) September 11, 2014 At 10:46 this morning I emailed the following questions to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) press office for answers by 17:00 (for a follow-up piece to this detailed post on the proposed MoJ commercial deal with the Saudi state): 1.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @JackofKent: New at Jack of Kent - The Ministry of Justice and the Saudis: ten more unanswered questions jackofkent.com/2015/01/the-mi… #FloggingJustice

A conflict of interest - the Saudi state and the UK’s Ministry of Justice

jackofkent.com — UK & #Saudi Ministers of Justice - Rt Hon Chris Grayling & Dr al Issa - sign mou on judicial #cooperation pic.twitter.com/JXqES7D8AI - UKinSaudiArabia (@UKinSaudiArabia) September 11, 2014 The proposed commercial deal between the Saudi Arabian state and the UK's Ministry of Justice (MoJ) - whereby the Saudis will pay some £5.9 million for MoJ assistance for its punishment system - prompts a number of concerns.
Jan 25, 2015

RT @JackofKent: @NickCohen4 Jack of Kent: A conflict of interest - the Saudi state and the UK's Ministry of Justice jackofkent.com/2015/01/a-conf…

Jan 25, 2015

RT @WordsAreDeeds: A must read by @JackofKent for more on proposed commercial deal between Saudi state & MoJ –Frank & detailed concerns. ht…

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Feb 16, 2015

See newspapers are bullying judges. That worked so well with Eady. Oh.

Dec 20, 2014

RT @NatalieRCargill: Witnesses rated as more deceptive when they told the truth then lied, rather than lying first then telling the truth bit.ly/1w8s80b

Oct 09, 2014

@loveandgarbage @AdamWagner1 @carlgardner I was there, and devolution mentioned only briefly once and in passing the whole evening.

Oct 09, 2014

@garwboy Given those are the sort of very things which lead to trouble, I would say the bears choosing not to do that were far smarter.

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