‘Ideally, discrimination ought to be an easy concept’ is the opening phrase of Lady Hale’s judgment in the Supreme Court in Essop v Home Office and Naeem v Secretary of State for Justice [2017] UKSC 27. Discuss, with reasons, whether Lady Hale’s judgment succeeds in making the law on discrimination an easier concept.


d)   Marks are rewarded for the quality of your research, your analytical and critical skills and by putting your arguments into the context of the debate.

e)   Please refer to your notes, the lecture hand-out and the textbook to start with. Formulate your own ideas which will require you to read widely. Remember authorities such as articles and specific judgments enrich your view and score higher marks.