Jan 19 2017 5:00PM
Good news! Review of UK legal aid cuts finally announced
This week, we celebrated Justice Minister Oliver Heald QC finally announcing a timetable for the long-awaited review of the drastic cuts the coalition made to legal aid i...
May 9 2016 5:19PM
The government’s hokey-cokey on the European Convention is a dangerous game
IN or OUT that’s the question, but the debate before parliament today and the speech from the Home Secretary last week ventured to propose an altogether different Brexit:...
Feb 14 2016 6:20PM
Why we should all love human rights this Valentine’s Day
‘Break the link’, they say, ‘limit the reach, ignore it, defy it’. There’s little love for the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) from the UK government at the moment...
Oct 2 2015 10:52AM
15 reasons to celebrate the Human Rights Act
Crack open the champagne and hang up the bunting – the Human Rights Act is 15 years old today. Okay, maybe not the bunting, but it really is a moment to celebrate. The Hu...