17 November, 2014
In essence, the court's role was limited to examination of whether the Home Secretary had acted lawfully. It was held that that was so. There was no basis on which the court was able to substitute its own opinion for that of the constitutionally appointed decision-maker on this matter.
The full judgment is at R (Lord Carlile of Berriew QC) and others v Secretary of State for the Home Department  UKSC 60 and an explanatory memorandum is available.
Please also see the Of Interest to Lawyers blog for a succinct summary of the case and a more detailed look at the case is at the UK Human Rights blog - HERE.