The Judgment in the MPs’ challenge

Caroline Lucas MP, Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb AM, Geoge Galloway vs. the Security Service, SIS, GCHQ, [2015] UKIPTrib 14_79-CH

On October 14, 2015, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (“IPT”) rejected Caroline Lucas MP and Baroness Jones’ and former MP George Galloway’s complaints that as a result of the Tempora program, their communications had most likely been and were being illegally intercepted in violation of the Wilson Doctrine. Continue reading The Judgment in the MPs’ challenge

Report of the Investigatory Powers Review

Section 7 of DRIPA required the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation to complete a review of “the operation and regulation of investigator powers” by May 1, 2015 if reasonably practicable, Continue reading Report of the Investigatory Powers Review

Mr. Anderson QC’s recommendations for reforming Schedule 7

At the invitation of the Home Affairs Select Committee, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, David Anderson QC, set out recommendations to reform Schedule 7, which the Committee published on November 20, 2013. Continue reading Mr. Anderson QC’s recommendations for reforming Schedule 7

David Anderson’s Decision Not to Issue a Specific Report on Mr. Miranda’s Case

Promptly after Mr. Miranda’s detention, David Anderson QC, the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation for the UK, began an investigation into the use of Schedule 7 to detain Mr. Miranda. Continue reading David Anderson’s Decision Not to Issue a Specific Report on Mr. Miranda’s Case

Mr. Miranda’s pending appeal to the UK Court of Appeals

Although the High Court concluded its Judgment by dismissing Mr. Miranda’s application for judicial review, on May 15, 2014, David Miranda received permission to appeal the judgment. Continue reading Mr. Miranda’s pending appeal to the UK Court of Appeals