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Home / News and Insights / Press / Judicial review: a process under pressure

This article was first published by New Law Journal.

Judicial review has found itself in the government’s crosshairs on several occasions in the last decade or so. Ministers asserted again and again during that period that immigration judicial review took up too much time and resource; that unmeritorious judicial review cases of all types clogged up the system and led to delay; and that too much judicial review was brought to prolong unsuccessful political campaigns, with the attendant risk that the judiciary would stray into matters not properly for them.

Matthew Smith, Partner in BDB Pitmans’ public law team, discusses the government’s concerns over judicial overreach in an article for New Law Journal.

Read the full article, here.

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