All Articles: contempt of court
Lawyers criticised for misleading court in bid to prevent high-profile removal
The recent decision in R (SB (Afghanistan)) v SSHD  EWCA Civ 215 concerned the removal of an Afghan asylum seeker last year. As the judgment records, the case generated a significant amount of media attention amid reports that it had taken plac ...26th February 2018
Explainer: Can the Home Secretary really be guilty of contempt of court for breach of a court order?
The Home Office has been in the news for what one judge described as a “prima facie case of contempt of court.” Officials are reported to have breached multiple orders for the return of asylum seeker Samim Bigzad from Afghanistan to the U ...18th September 2017