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Posts Tagged ‘ECHR’

Papers, please (Magistrates Court Style)

Papers, please (Krakow, 1941)

Defendants in court now must declare their nationality. If a Defendant is a citizen of more than one country, s/he must declare all citizenships held. As of 13 November 2017, “A person commits an offence if, without reasonable excuse, that person fails to comply with such a requirement, whether by providing false or incomplete information… { Read More }

Freedom of Speech & Celtic FC Palestine Placards

These #Celtic soccer fans broke the rules to show their love for Palestine. — AJ+ (@ajplus) August 18, 2016 Yes, football fans do have an ECHR right to Freedom of Expression, but fans should bear in mind two things:

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)

Ireland’s Equal Opportunity Blasphemy Law

Posted on: January 2nd, 2010 | in Public law

Ahhh, the memories.  Blasphemy used to be a English law exam and essay topic favourite.  It had everything. Blasphemy was especially fun to research and write about as you could chart English legal history from canon to common law, all the way down and through to Mary Whitehouse’s private prosecution of Denis Lemon for his… { Read More }