In 2011, the Human Rights and Social Justice Research Institute at London Metropolitan University held a series of public seminars on ‘Human rights and social justice in an age of austerity’.
A briefing by the LSE’s Human Rights Futures Project explores the role of the Human Rights Act and the European Convention on Human Rights in phone hacking convictions.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission website provides details of the UN conventions that EHRC is responsible for monitoring and a ‘UN treaty monitoring scorecard’.
In July 2011, the Equality and Diversity Forum produced an update on the Legal Aid Bill written by Gay Moon, EDF’s Special Legal Advisor.
In June 2011, the Government published its response to the proposals for the reform of legal aid in England and Wales.
In June 2011, the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee held two public evidence sessions with members of the UK Bill of Rights Commission to examine their views and approach.
On 9 June 2011, the Rt Hon Sadiq Khan MP gave a lecture to the LSE Law Department on ‘A Fair Trial for the Human Rights Act’
On 19 May 2011, the House of Lords debated the European Convention on Human Rights.
In May 2011, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) published ‘Human rights at home: Guidance for social housing providers’.
In March 2011, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights published the ‘2010 Report on the Application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights’ – the first report on how the Charter is being applied in Member States.