R (Isman) v SSHD


[2014] EWHC 2226 (Admin)

A JR challenge to a lengthy immigration detention of a foreign national former prisoner. The majority of the detention was prior to Secretary of State making a decision to deport, due to the alleged necessity to obtain additional information prior to making this decision. The primary issues related to the diligence, or lack thereof of the Secretary of State. It was held that the SSHD had failed to act with reasonable diligence and as a result, 11 out of 17 months was held to be unlawful.

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