Monthly Archives: January 2013

Explaining the judgment over secret tribunal by Harriet Wistrich

AKJ and others v The Commissioner of Police and others This summary sets out what the judgment means and what implications it has for the case of the eight women (and others); Harriet Wistrich is solicitor for the eight claimants. Background Birnberg Peirce represent eight women who are bringing claims against the police but only […]

Outrage as High Court Permits Secrecy over Undercover Policing

The High Court has today granted an application by the Metropolitan Police for a secret hearing over the claims brought against them under the Human Rights Act, arising from undercover officers engaging in intimate long term relationships with women whilst undercover.  The Claimants, who were involved in protest movements, were deceived into intimate sexual relationships […]