THE DECLINE OF LEGAL AID

LEGAL AID Legal aid was conceived as a cornerstone of the welfare state. The system was created by the Legal Aid etc Act 1949 as part of...

MONEY AND THE LAW

Money is the key which unlocks the meaning of English law. Lord Bingham has commented that equality before the law is an aspect of the...

POVERTY AND THE LAW

In 2018 the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights reported that in the UK 14 million people, a fifth of the...

Race discrimination: evidence

RACE DISCRIMINATION Stereotyping Standard of proof Case Hylton v Institute of Directors EA-2019-000999-JOJ, EAT Facts H was dismissed by...

New disability discrimination case

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION Discrimination arising from disability Legitimate aim Case Stott v Ralli Ltd EA-2019-000772-VP Facts S was...

Disability discrimination and dismissal

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION Dismissal tainted by discrimination Case P2CG v Davis (2021) Morning Star, November 9, EAT Facts D was employed...

Disability discrimination law problems

Disability discrimination The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) is a good example of the modern mystification of a new area of law. The...

Sex discrimination and maternity pay

SEX DISCRIMINATION Maternity leave and pay In the case of Commissioner of the City of London Police v Geldart, the Court of Appeal gave...

Race/religion discrimination: harassment

RACE DISCRIMINATION Harassment Case Bakkali v Greater Manchester Buses (South) Ltd UKEAT/0716/17/RN Facts B, a Moroccan Muslim bus...

Race discrimination: burden of proof

RACE DISCRIMINATION Burden of proof Case Efobi v Royal Maul Group Ltd (2017) Morning Star, September 29, EAT Facts E, a black African...