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Case Law: R (P, G and W) and Anor v Secretary of State for the Home Department, A criminal record or a clean slate? – Matthew Flinn

In the case of R (P, G and W) and Anor v Secretary of State for the Home Department and Anor [2019] UKSC 3 the Supreme Court upheld challenges to the legal regimes for disclosing criminal records in England and Wales, and Northern Ireland, finding them to be incompatible with Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (“ECHR”). Continue reading

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