Leveson Inquiry: Round Up of Module Two, the Press and the Police – Natalie Peck

5 05 2012

Module two of the Leveson Inquiry, examining the relationship between the press and police, came to a close in April, with a “floating week” of evidence from proprietors, providing plenty of revelations and allegations for Lord Justice Leveson to consider. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: Raed Mahajna v Home Secretary, hate speech and the meaning of “unacceptable behaviour” – Matthew Flinn

5 05 2012

The Upper Tribunal has handed down judgment in the case of Raed Mahajna v Secretary of State for the Home Department IA/21/21631/2011. I posted about the decision of the First Tier Tribunal late last year.  Mr Mahajna – who is a national of Israel (but of Palestinian origin) – had appealed against a deportation order issued by the Home Secretary under section 3(5) of the Immigration Act 1971 on the basis that his presence in the United Kingdom was not conducive to public good. Read the rest of this entry »