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R (On the Application of Gordon) v Parole Board

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
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R (On the Application of Gordon) v Parole Board
   
Issue: Whether the Parole Board’s failure to recommend a mandatory life sentence prisoner’s transfer to open conditions was irrational, failed to give adequate reasons, or failed to carry out the necessary balancing act between risk and benefit.
   
Court: Administrative Court
   
Reference:   CO/164/2000
   
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Judge(s): Smith J
   
Date: 7 November 2000