Day: April 18, 2019

Legal Advice

Ex-supreme court justice defends those who break assisted dying law

Lord Sumption’s lectures question whether courts and lawyers have over-expanded their role. Photograph: Richard Ansett/BBC A former supreme court justice has defended people who break the law on assisted dying but urged them to face up to the consequences of their actions. Delivering the opening speech of this year’s BBC Reith Lectures, Jonathan Sumption QC, […]

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Shame on the Home Office for using the tax form to target migrants

Home secretary Sajid Javid. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA As today’s devastating exposé in the Guardian makes clear, something has gone fundamentally wrong with the Home Office’s treatment of skilled migrants. Under an obscure clause of the immigration rules as currently applied, if migrants who have been granted indefinite leave to remain make mistakes in their tax […]

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