High Court Order: the Home Office admits it unlawfully separated a father from his daughter

11 July 2018
Expert evidence from BID reveals this is not a one-off case but indicative of a systemic failure.

Bail cannot be imposed on migrants if their detention is unlawful, rules Supreme Court

15 February 2018

The Home Office has lost a challenge in the Supreme Court to impose bail on immigration detainees whose detention in Immigration Removal Centres is found to be unlawful.  Caterina Franchi has written a piece for The Justice Gap covering and explaining the ruling. 

Supreme Court Judgment in B v SSHD

8 February 2018

The Supreme Court unanimously rules that the Home Office cannot impose bail on someone whom it cannot lawfully detain.

Supreme Court judgment in the case of “O”

27 April 2016

Today (Wednesday 27th April, 2016), the Supreme Court handed down its ruling in the case of “O” vs the Secretary of State for the Home Department. The case considered issues relating to the detention of people with mental illnesses, and the management of their conditions while in detention. BID’s Assistant Director Pierre Makhlouf reflects on the case and what the judgment means:

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