Human rights

Government prioritises ‘speed before justice’ with new asylum appeals plan

Rushing appeals risks unlawful removals, argues Law Society’s vic

18 Apr 2017

Appeal judges allow assisted-dying campaigner’s case to proceed

Court distinguishes Noel Conway’s circumstances from Nicklinson and says case i

12 Apr 2017

Fighting the death penalty in Trinidad

Execution of the intellectually disabled is unconstitutional in Trinidad, but it remains for the president to give respite, explains Katherin

28 Mar 2017

Landslide vote for human rights lawyer

Glasgow University students send message of unity against hatred an

24 Mar 2017

Repeal of Human Rights Act would create ‘two-tier protection system’

Government intent on weakening minorities’ human rights protection, says Libert

22 Mar 2017

‘Black cab rapist’ appeal: What are the police’s chances of success?

Richard Clayton QC considers the prospects of the police’s argument that it should not be sued under the Human Rights Act in light of past cas

22 Mar 2017

Where the law and politics collide

Benjamin Keith discusses the complexities and challenges involved in the practice of extraditio

21 Mar 2017

NGOs: Prosecute big business for corruption and human rights abuses

UK corporate liability regime ‘not fit for purpose in the 21st century’, sa

09 Mar 2017

Political responses to human rights judgments

Dr Helen O’Nions considers a recent report on the implementation of adverse judgments from the Strasbourg court, as well as significant recen

28 Feb 2017