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  • 22 May 2024
    News High Court rules government attack on protest is unlawful

    The government overreached its powers when it introduced measures to crack down on protest without proper debate in parliament.

    High Court rules government attack on protest is unlawful
  • 21 May 2024
    News Secretive Tory dining club bags another £50,000 from firm linked to German far-right

    Henning Conle is reported to have given illegal donations to German far-right nationalists Alternative für Deutschland. His company has now given the Carlton Club a total of £200,000.

    Secretive Tory dining club bags another £50,000 from firm linked to German far-right
  • 21 May 2024
    News Reform UK suspends candidate who shared video shot at far-right protest

    A candidate standing for Reform UK in Derbyshire has been suspended, after using an official party account to spread a video shot by a far-right activist.

    Reform UK suspends candidate who shared video shot at far-right protest
  • 21 May 2024
    Case Update Charity Commission opens investigation into GambleAware

    Gambling education charity reliant on industry funding faces regulatory compliance case, after a complaint supported by Good Law Project. Trigger warning: suicide

    Charity Commission opens investigation into GambleAware
  • 20 May 2024
    Case Update High Court refuses permission to challenge Voter ID rules

    Fresh evidence from the government raised difficulties for our claim, so we’ll be asking the court to re-examine its decision on costs.

    High Court refuses permission to challenge Voter ID rules
  • 18 May 2024
    News Lawyers Who Care to unlock new legal talent

    UK group launches mission to help care-experienced people fulfil their dreams of a career in the legal profession.

    Lawyers Who Care to unlock new legal talent
  • 17 May 2024
    News When public protection turns Kafkaesque

    The government abolished Imprisonment for Public Protection sentences more than a decade ago, but thousands are still serving them. Is it ever right to punish people for crimes they might go on to commit? Content warning: suicide.

    When public protection turns Kafkaesque
  • 16 May 2024
    Case Update Charity Commission faces formal complaint over handling of rightwing think-tank

    The charities regulator ripped up its guidance and brushed off a complaint over the Institute of Economic Affairs in just 12 days. So we’re supporting a formal complaint over this irrational decision.

    Charity Commission faces formal complaint over handling of rightwing think-tank
  • 15 May 2024
    News Solicitor general to appeal Trudi Warner decision

    The High Court threw out the solicitor general’s ‘fanciful’ attempt to prosecute Trudi Warner for contempt of court. Now this Tory minister has lodged an appeal.

    Solicitor general to appeal Trudi Warner decision
  • 15 May 2024
    Case Update Charity Commission will report on climate denial think-tank

    After more than a year of delay, sustained legal pressure has forced the charities regulator to confirm it will report on whether the Global Warming Policy Foundation has breached charity law.

    Charity Commission will report on climate denial think-tank
  • 09 May 2024
    Case Update We have a date in court to demand greener, better homes

    Michael Gove’s guidance to local authorities is a policy disaster. We’re heading to the High Court in June with Rights Community Action to unlock the next generation of green homes.

    We have a date in court to demand greener, better homes
  • 08 May 2024
    News As government climate plan ruled unlawful, Tories hand out fossil fuel bonanza

    Firms are set to cash in on a tranche of licences to look for oil and gas in the North Sea, handed out on the same day the High Court ruled ministers’ plan to reach net zero is inadequate.

    As government climate plan ruled unlawful, Tories hand out fossil fuel bonanza
  • 08 May 2024
    News The Garrick has voted to admit women, but it’s still not fair

    Justice must not only be done, but it must be seen to be done. So can judges make cosy connections behind closed doors?

    The Garrick has voted to admit women, but it’s still not fair
  • 07 May 2024
    News Tory property director hit with £4.5m tax bill over his own property

    An apartment block in Chelsea linked to trafficking and prostitution has landed Christopher Moran with a hefty tax bill. But he’s still a director of the Conservative Party’s property portfolio.  

    Tory property director hit with £4.5m tax bill over his own property
  • 03 May 2024
    Case Update High Court rules Tory net zero plan unlawful – again

    The government had to rewrite its net zero plan after we teamed up with Friends of the Earth and ClientEarth. Now the courts have decided that the plan they came up with to replace it is unlawful too.  

    High Court rules Tory net zero plan unlawful – again
  • 02 May 2024
    Case Update Villains assemble: Tories forced to reveal links with election dark ops firms

    The Tories have had to come clean on the dirty campaigners they’re working with. We’re fighting to stop political parties illegally gathering data and targeting voters with bespoke misinformation.

    Villains assemble: Tories forced to reveal links with election dark ops firms