Procedural Fairness Since Osborn, Booth and Reilly

Procedural Fairness Since Osborn, Booth and Reilly

  • 3 ratings, 36 users enrolled

Course Overview

Delivered by parole specialist Dean Kingham, this bite size webinar will discuss the importance of the Osborn, Booth and Reilly case and the subsequent impact which this has had on the Parole Board’s approach.

Consideration will also be given to parole board delays, the practical application of the case of Gilbert in respect of exclusion from open conditions and the development of procedural fairness in the Bourgass case.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:

    • Have refreshed your memory in respect of the Osborn, Booth and Reilly
    • Understand the importance of this case and that of Bourgass and the impact which these have had on the Parole Board’s approach to procedural fairness
    • Know how to obtain damages for your client as a result of parole board delays

What is the target audience?

  • Prison law practitioners



About Instructor - Dean Kingham

Dean is Head of the Prison law, Crime and Public Law department at Swain Solicitors.

Having represented some of the most high profile prisoners in recent years, Dean was listed in the 2015 Legal 500 directory which described him as a ‘specialist in parole’. Dean is a current committee member for the Association of Prison Lawyers and sits on the Parole Board user group and Parole Standards Board.

In addition, Dean has assisted FASO (False Allegation Support Organisation), has close links with JENGBA (Joint Enterprise Not Guilty By Association) and is a member of Justice, the Law reform and human rights organisation.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar
  • Reference Notes
    1 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page


    1 year ago
  • good overview of some of the developments
    1 year ago
  • Very instructive in terms of pilot schemes instituted by the Parole Board to reduce back log and also the policy of effecting as many releases as possible.
    3 years ago