R (Payne) v Home Secretary

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
R (Payne) v Home Secretary
Issue: Whether the policy of not considering life sentence prisoners for transfer to open conditions until 3-3½ years before tariff expiry, save in exceptional circumstances, was lawful; whether the case was exceptional.
Court: Administrative Court
Reference:   CO/2907/2003
Neutral Citation:   [2004] EWHC 581 (Admin)
Judge(s): Moses J
Date: 1 March 2004