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The Convention Belongs To You

Posted on: May 10th, 2010 | in Public law

This video is an easy Monday morning way of thinking about and remembering the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)

The Case for a UK Bill of Rights?

Posted on: April 5th, 2010 | in Criminal law, Public law
The Case for a UK Bill of Rights?

I am usually the first one to defend the UK’s unwritten Constitution. Then I read stories like the following and wonder if it really will take a single, codified document for the Executive to get the message. “Police are removing valuables from unlocked cars to shock motorists into being more careful. Officers are taking everything… { Read More }

Scrap the HRA for a British Bill of Rights?

Posted on: April 4th, 2010 | in Public law

If you’re a Public law student who’s going to be in London on 20 April, I highly recommend getting a ticket to the Times/Matrix Chambers debate: “This House believes that the Human Rights Act should be scrapped and replaced by a British Bill of Rights” Student tickets are available – but you’ll have to get… { Read More }