Human rights

HRA review a 'giant leap backwards'

An independent review of the Human Rights Act was announced today but Amnesty International

07 Dec 2020 | Human rights

QC identifies ‘gender brief gap’

Jaime Hamilton QC has called out “sexism” in the appointment of lawyers to

10 Jun 2020 | Crime

Profession condemns George Floyd death

Professional bodies have responded to the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minnesota

04 Jun 2020 | Ethics

Retroactive human rights law

Matthew Duncan explains why a 60-year-old settlement is subject to the Human Rights Act

06 May 2020 | Human rights

Patients at risk: revisiting the extent of public bodies’ duties

While establishing that all psychiatric patients, regardless of status, are owed the same

04 Jun 2019 | Human rights

Will ‘Cliff’s Law’ really enhance privacy rights?

Neither the Cliff Richard ruling nor the subsequent eponymous bill are likely to dramatically

06 Apr 2019 | Commercial

SRA pays Leigh Day £1m

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has agreed to pay Leigh Day £1m to cover the

22 Jan 2019 | Costs

The mundane everyday usefulness of human rights laws

Liberty director Martha Spurrier talks to Jean-Yves Gilg about how the Human Rights Act has

25 Sep 2017 | Human rights

Living and dying with dignity

Helen O’Nions reflects on questions of individual autonomy and the public interest in recent

14 Aug 2017 | Human rights

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