This is part of a series of posts in which Richard Ekins reflects upon Lord Sumption’s Reith Lectures. You can find the first post here. In his third Reith lecture, … Continue reading
Introduction September 2018 may go down in Indian law as one of the most liberal months in the history of the country’s Supreme Court. From decriminalising ‘unnatural’ sex and adultery … Continue reading
Shona Wilson Stark: In Re Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission’s Application for Judicial Review  UKSC 27: A Declaration in All but Name?
All eyes were on the UK Supreme Court (UKSC) last week as it gave judgment in In Re Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission’s Application for Judicial Review  UKSC 27, … Continue reading
The legal institution whereby couples express their mutual commitment, which is recognised, protected and regulated by the state – marriage – touches the most intimate parts of people’s lives. Its … Continue reading
The recent Supreme Court Case of R (Johnson) v Secretary of State for the Home Department,  UKSC 56, appears at first glance to be a straightforward human rights claim. Lady Hale, … Continue reading
There has been a lot of commentary on the Report of the Bill of Rights’ Commission, and the ‘damp squib’ analysis of the Report (see Mark Elliott) as a whole … Continue reading