Overreaching Court of Appeal Judgement: Of Foreign national criminals, Fresh claims, FTT’s jurisdiction, EU rights of British children and Article 8

The Court of Appeal has been overly ambitious. It has sought to undertake a complex and extensive considerations of various points of law on procedural and substantive issues   in a   single judgement. Simply put, too many issues have been raised and considered- however on the facts, perhaps that is exactly what was needed. The outcome however is that retaining the reader’s attention through to the end of the judgement might not be feasible.

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