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Ed Bates: The Senior Judiciary on ‘Strasbourg’ – More Supportive Than Some Would Have You Believe

Editors’ note: This blog post is followed by a lengthy annex of substantial quotations from judicial lectures.   The Conservative party’s manifesto promise to make ‘our own Supreme Court the ultimate … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Tobias Lock: Legal Implications of Human Rights Reform in the UK

Editors’ note: The blog is inviting constitutional lawyers to comment on the UK Government’s proposal to repeal and replace the Human Rights Act. We begin with a post by Dr Tobias Lock, … Continue reading

May 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Eirik Bjorge: Manning the Fogmachine of War: A Comment on the Report Clearing the Fog of Law

In the Policy Exchange report Clearing the Fog of Law: Saving Our Armed Forces from Defeat by Judicial Diktat, Richard Ekins, Jonathan Morgan, and Tom Tugendhat criticize the European Court … Continue reading

April 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

Event: What has the European Convention on Human Rights ever done for us: Is it time to repeal the Human Rights Act?

The Faculty of Law, BPP University invite you to a symposium on ‘What has the European Convention on Human Rights ever done for us: Is it time to repeal the … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Helen Fenwick: The Conservative stance in the 2015 election on the UK’s relationship with the Strasbourg Court and its jurisprudence – bluff, exit strategy or compromise on both sides? (Part II)

This is the second in a two-part contribution. Part I is available here. Moves towards repairing relations with the Conservative government by the Strasbourg Court? I have argued elsewhere (on … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Helen Fenwick: The Conservative stance in the 2015 election on the UK’s relationship with the Strasbourg Court and its jurisprudence – bluff, exit strategy or compromise on both sides? (Part I)

This is the first in a two-part contribution. Part II is available here. Introduction – manifesto watching The Conservative party is going into the 2015 General Election with a pledge … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · 3 Comments

Merris Amos: The UK and the European Court of Human Rights

Now that the furore of the Scottish independence referendum has passed, the attention of politicians and media has once again turned to the dangers of the European Court of Human … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · 1 Comment
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