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Fixed penalties for school absences: a case for judicial review

One government policy which has attracted considerable attention, perhaps because it has particularly upset middle-class parents, is Michael Gove’s tightening up of the rules regarding term-time absences from school. The Sunday Times reported last month that a campaign for judicial review … Continue reading

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Sense and sensibility: politicians, judges and the rise of judicial review

The rise in judicial review in recent years has brought the judiciary into conflict with governments of either persuasion. In the main this has involved judicial decisions on whether public bodies (the government, ministers and local authorities) have exceeded their powers by … Continue reading

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