30 Nov '15, 2pm

UK Government attacks public right to environmental justice - The Ecologist

UK Government attacks public right to environmental justice - The Ecologist

where the public would have to pay much more to get access to justice on environmental issues - assuming that their particular issue actually qualifies for a costs cap; more significantly, they would have to gamble that they can get leave to appeal, or face the prospect of getting the defendant's full costs awarded against them without any cap; the defendant will be able to easily / cheaply challenge the decision of the court to grant a cap on the costs of the case; and even where they get a cap on costs, the level of that cap may be challenged, and they will be required to divulge personal financial information to all parties involved in the case in order to substantiate their claim for the costs cap.

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/essays/2986484/uk_government_...

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