Litigation Recent Decisions 03/12/96

Prisoners had no legitimate expectation of home leave

R v (1) Secretary of State for the Home Department (2) The Governor of HM Risley ex parte (1) Briggs, (2) Green and (3) Hargeaves (1996)

Summary: No infringement of a legitimate expectation or breach of the European Convention on Human Rights by changes in the rules on granting prisoners home leave.