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Judicial review – Detention of children during Her majesty’s pleasure


Dr Christopher Forsyth (University of Cambridge) examines the role of the Home Secretary in determining length of sentence and eligibility for setting tariff in cases such as the conviction of two ten-year-old boys Robert Thompson and Jon Venables for the murder of two-year old James Bulger and the subsequent House of Lords.overruling which became a leading decision on several aspects of judicial review. Note published in Amicus Curiae - Journal of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and its Society for Advanced Legal Studies. The Journal is produced by the Society for Advanced Legal Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.

Forsyth, Christopher (1997) Judicial review – Detention of children during Her majesty’s pleasure. Amicus Curiae, 1997 (1). pp. 24-25.


Item Type: Article
Subjects: Law
Keywords: Judicial review, Children and law
Divisions: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Collections: Amicus Curiae
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URI: http://sas-space.sas.ac.uk/id/eprint/3998
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