Human rights

Nationality and Borders Bill: risking Britain’s reputation?

The Law Society has expressed concern over radical changes proposed by the bill

19 Jul 2021 | Associates

The removal of homeless migrants: a legal challenge waiting to happen?

Sharmistha Michaels explains how the Home Office's updated immigration laws could threaten the rights of migrants who are sleeping rough

09 Jul 2021 | Associates

Dental regulator pays damages after unlawful undercover operation

A ficticious scenario created by investigators breached human rights and data protection law

12 Apr 2021 | Ethics and Compliance

Overcrowded families


A family living in a crowded one-bedroom flat, as that was all they could afford, won a landmark Court of Appeal ruling that could result in families

29 Jan 2021 | Human rights

HRA review a 'giant leap backwards'

An independent review of the Human Rights Act was announced today but Amnesty International warned of a ‘giant leap backwards’

07 Dec 2020 | Human rights

QC identifies ‘gender brief gap’

Jaime Hamilton QC has called out “sexism” in the appointment of lawyers to high-profile cases

10 Jun 2020 | Crime

Profession condemns George Floyd death

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

04 Jun 2020 | Ethics and Compliance

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

PUBLIC AUTHORITIES AND THE ASSUMPTION OF A DUTY OF CARE

A public authority can assume responsibility towards someone by inference from its conduct towards them, as Laurence Toczek explains following the Supreme

01 Dec 2019 | Children

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