R (on the application of Bright and another) v Secretary of State for Justice

Prison – Prison conditions. Both claimants were serving prisoners who had been separated from their long-term partners in prison following a series of decisions. The Court of Appeal dismissed the claimant's applications for judicial review of those decisions and held that the decisions had been 'in accordance with the law' within the meaning of art 8(2) of the European Convention on Human Rights, proportionate and had complied with the procedural obligations inherent in art 8.

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