Leading equality and human rights barristers from Cloisters chambers give a monthly practical insight into key legal developments.
‘Brexit and potential human rights implications’ by UKREN’s Alan Anstead looks at some of the main human rights implications of the UK government invoking article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and starting the countdown to leaving the EU.
In April 2016, Colm O’Cinneide, Professor of Constitutional and Human Rights Law at University College London, talked to Professor David Feldman FBA about the UK and the European Convention of Human Rights.
In April 2016, the Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights wrote to the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP regarding a British Bill of Rights and inviting him to give oral evidence to the Committee on 25 May 2016.
Nicky Hawkins reflects on how we use language when terrible things happen. This week, as the full horror of Hillsborough and the systematic cover-up by the authorities is finally laid bare, I am struck by the inadequacy of the words we have and the words that are used to talk about it. We struggle to describe …
In ‘Making the case for human rights’, Rachel Krys says it’s time for lawyers and campaigners to join forces and work together to protect the Human Rights Act.
EDF and some of its members responded to the call for evidence by the Commission on Freedom of Information to oppose any weakening of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
A letter from the Equality and Diversity Forum and 150 other organisations marking International Human Rights Day was published in the Times newspaper on 10 December 2015.
In a blog for openDemocracy, Rachel Krys says that amidst widespread negative views on human rights in the UK, public opinion research can help improve outreach strategies.
In June 2015, the UK’s National Human Rights Institutions wrote to the UN Human Rights Committee on the potential changes to the human rights framework in the UK.