This Supreme Court prisoner voting decision really is a victory for common sense

UK Human Rights Blog

ballot_box_vote.ce.03R (on the application of Chester) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Justice (Respondent), McGeoch (AP) (Appellant) v The Lord President of the Council and another (Respondents) (Scotland) [2013] UKSC 63  – read judgment / press summary

The Lord Chancellor Chris Grayling recently told The Spectator that he wants “to see our Supreme Court being supreme again“. In light of his respect for the court, he should read today’s judgment on prisoner votes very carefully indeed, as should David Cameron who has already endorsed the decision as a “great victory for common sense”.

The Supreme Court dismissed two claims by prisoners who argued their European Convention (Chester) and European Union (McGeogh) rights were being breached because they weren’t allowed to vote in various elections. I won’t summarise the detail of their arguments, which can be found in our previous posts on the Court of Appeal and Scottish Outer House Court of…

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MALAYSIA FEDERAL COURT JUDGMENT – TITULAR ROMAN CATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP OF KUALA LUMPUR V MINISTER OF HOME AFFAIRS, GOVERNMENT OF MALAYSIA & ORS

Sourced from : http://www.kehakiman.gov.my/node/1607

As attached are;
1 – the majority judgment
2 – the dissenting judgments

DISSENTING JUDGMENT_RICHARD MALANJUM CJSS

DISSENTING JUDGMENT_TAN KOK WHA FCJ

DISSENTING JUDGMENT_ZAINUN ALI FCJ

MAJORITY JUDGMENT_CJ,PCA,CJM, SURIYADI HALIM OMAR FCJ

Alternatively, it is available to download from;
http://www.loyarburok.com/2014/07/07/kalimah-allah-federal-court-judgment/