Renewed lockdown, new guidance: new episode of Law Pod UK
20 April 2020
In this latest episode we consider the probable attitude of the judiciary to any challenges regarding the government’s responsibility for providing sufficient PPE, the risk imposed on individuals, such as prisoners and mental health patients in detention during lockdown, their obligations under Articles 2 and 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights, as well as Article 11. How are we as a society, and the government, going to regard the question of “judicial activism” in this unprecedented situation in a post-pandemic UK?
Coronavirus Act 2020, under which have been issued the
R (Miller) v Prime Minister UKSC 41
Smith v MOD  UKSC 41
Rabone v Pennine Care NHS Trust  2 AC 72
Liversidge v Anderson  UKHL 1
I’m sure our 300K + listeners will forgive the variability in the sound quality of this three way interview as we all step up to the challenges of voice technology whilst locked down. Our producer Simon Jarvis from Whistledown has performed his usual heroics with the resulting recording.
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