All Articles: injunctions
High Court judge threatens Priti Patel with contempt of court proceedings
A High Court judge has raised the prospect of contempt of court proceedings against the Home Secretary, Priti Patel, after her department breached a mandatory injunction. Mr Justice Chamberlain made the ominous comments in the case of Mohammad v Secre ...10th February 2021
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