R (Roberts) v Parole Board

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
R (Roberts) v Parole Board
Issue: Whether the Parole Board was able to appoint a special advocate to consider sensitive material which was not released to the prisoner’s solicitors in an oral hearing for a mandatory lifer.
Court: House of Lords
Neutral Citation:   [2005] UKHL 45
Judge(s): Lords Bingham, Woolf, Steyn, Rodger and Carswell.
Date: 7 July 2005