R (E) v JFS Governing Body

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date16 December 2009
Neutral Citation[2009] UKSC 15,[2009] UKSC 1
Date16 December 2009
CourtSupreme Court
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    • United Kingdom
    • Employment Appeal Tribunal
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  • St Christopher School (Letchworth) Ltd v Doctor Paul Schymanski and Another
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 30 July 2014
    ...issues of indirect or unconscious discrimination. As is clear from the decision of the Supreme Court in R v Governing Body of JFS [2010] 2 AC 728, in particular in the speech of Baroness Hale at paragraphs 54 – 64, the court when considering an allegation of racial discrimination must consi......
  • The Board of Management of Wilson's Hospital School v Enoch Burke
    • Ireland
    • Court of Appeal (Ireland)
    • 7 March 2023
    ...a particular tenet is or is not encompassed in any particular faith. The United Kingdom Supreme Court in R (E) v. Governing Body of JFS & Anor. United Synagogue & Ors. Intervening) [2009] UKSC 15 and [2010] 1 All ER 319 stated at para. 157: “It has long been understood that it is not the ......
  • Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Against Scottish Event Campus Limited
    • United Kingdom
    • Sheriff Court
    • 24 October 2022
    ...v London Regional Transport [2000] 1 AC 501 a nd i ncludes the reasoning of the majority in the Supreme Court in R (E) v Governing Body of JFS (United Synag ogue intervening) [2 010] 2 AC 728 (‘the Jewish Free School case’). The cases make it clear that although the relevant m ental process......
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1 firm's commentaries
  • The Law Is The Law - And It Pays To Remember That
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    • 4 August 2011
    ...alive to the pressures on legally aided practitioners and referred to the comments by Lord Hope in Re appeals by Governing Body of JFS [2009] 1 WLR 2353: 'It is one thing for solicitors who do a substantial amount of publicly funded work, and who have to fund the substantial overheads that ......
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  • Achieving social mobility
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage International Journal of Discrimination and the Law No. 13-4, December 2013
    • 1 December 2013
    ...at 126 (Lord Browne-Wilkinson). See also Kingv. Great Britain-China Centre (1992) ICR 516 (CA).105. In R (E) v. Governing Body of JFS (2009) UKSC 15, (57) Lady Hale stated that ‘Direct andindirect discrimination are mutually exclusive. You cannot have both at once.’106. R v. Birmingham City......
  • Preferential pay protection: Does UK law provide poorer protection to those discriminated against on grounds of protected characteristics other than gender?
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage International Journal of Discrimination and the Law No. 19-1, March 2019
    • 1 March 2019
    ...Equality Act 2010 section 69.34. Equality Act 2010 section 66(2.)35. R (on the application of E) v. Governing Body of JFS and others [2009] UKSC15 at 56–57.36. Ministry of Defence v. Jeremiah [1980] QB 87.37. Bilka-Kauf-Haus Gmb H v. Weber von Hartz (Case 170/84) 110, 37; Brunnhofer v. Bank......
  • The curious case of marriage/civil partnership discrimination in Britain
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage International Journal of Discrimination and the Law No. 12-3, September 2012
    • 1 September 2012
    ...religion(Seide v Gillette Industries Ltd [1980] IRLR 427 (EAT); see also the contortions in R (E) vHand 177 Governing Body of JFS & Ors [2009] UKSC 15), whereas Rastafarianism could not fall withinrace (Dawkins v Crown Suppliers (PSA) [1991] ICR 583 (EAT)). The reference to 2003 is withrega......
  • Hate crimes and the law: Introducing caste hatred as a public order offence
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    • Sage New Journal of European Criminal Law No. 12-2, June 2021
    • 1 June 2021
    ...members of communities based on forms of social67. Ibid para 42.68. R on the Application of E v Governing Body of JFS and Another (JFS) [2010] 2 AC 728.69. Tirkey (n 3) para 44.70. Ibid para 27.71. Ibid para 52.72. Michael Ford, ‘Caste Discrimination under UK law: Chandhok v Tirkey’(Oxford ......
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