Ministers face a legal challenge this week on the costs victims of discrimination face when pursuing claims under the Equality Act, from disabled campaigner Esther Leighton When organisations like shops or restaurants breach the Equality Act and discriminate against someone, it is up to individuals...

Following a legal challenge by Deighton Pierce Glynn client, the Justice Secretary has agreed to introduce stronger safeguards and to record equality impacts in the roll out of chemical restraint in prisons. The Equality and Human Rights Commission funded our client, who is a disabled person,...

The Disability Justice Project was founded by Inclusion London to support London Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisations (DDPOs) to use the law to help Deaf/Disabled people make rights to independent living and access to goods and services a reality.  This came out of the work...

One of the successes from our ground breaking PAP scheme is reported in the local newspapers in Bristol. This case, a rare good news story about asylum support, was supported by Jacob Rees-Mogg, their local MP. However, it was the receipt of the pre-action letter...

A jury has returned a critical conclusion in the first of a series of inquests concerned with deaths at HMP Nottingham. They unanimously found there was: Inadequate care and support from the mental health services. For instance, failure to re-book missed appointments, not creating a...