Human rights

Lawyers back inquiry over inquest into Grenfell fire

Interests of the victims must not be sidelined, says human right

20 Jun 2017 | Human rights

High Court hears challenge to government’s closure of Dubs scheme

Government consultation with local authorities was ‘seriously flawed’, says human right

20 Jun 2017 | Human rights

Laws allowing ‘unpredictably high’ libel damages awards breach press freedom

Rules preventing judges from giving juries detailed directions breach article 10 ECHR, says Strasbour

15 Jun 2017 | Human rights

Supreme Court: NI residents must pay for abortions in England

Health secretary has a duty to prevent illness arising from an unwanted pregnancy, say dissentin

Justice comes first for housing and immigration practitioners

Government ministers must understand the challenges facing social welfare lawyers, Quazim Khan tells Matthe

Strasbourg court grants Charlie Gard’s parents six days to make substantive application

Suspensive measure extended to prevent ‘serious and irreparabl

13 Jun 2017 | Human rights

New justice secretary pledges support to independent judiciary

David Lidington: respect for rule of law but unclear voting record on socia

New Lord Chancellor gives lawyers cause for concern and hope

Here’s hoping David Lidington understands his oath better than his predecessors, writes John van de

Strasbourg court grants emergency hearing in Charlie Gard appeal

ECtHR to consider whether there has been a breach of article 8 rights to privacy and famil

09 Jun 2017 | Human rights

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