Child asylum seeker takes bias case
The Irish Times – Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Writing in the Times CAROL COULTER reports that a child asylum seeker is taking a legal case alleging perceptible bias on the part of a member of the Refugee Appeals Tribunal.
This is the second time a member of the tribunal has faced legal challenge on the basis of an allegation of bias. The previous case, concerning James Nicholson, ended with his resignation from the tribunal and a change in its practice with regard to providing information on previous cases to solicitors acting for asylum seekers. Read more