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"Everyone is entitled to their point of view, even if some people find it offensive."

I recently completed a practice question 5 article for English Language on the above statement and thought it went quite well so I decided to share it on here with you guys :) 590 more words

2016

Unlimited Immigration Detention and the Right to Liberty - the Round-up

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The absence of fixed time limits in the UK system of immigration detention does not breach Article 5 of the Convention (the right to liberty), according to a recent decision of the European Court of Human Rights in… 898 more words

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Woman who sparked versus Magical Sparkle Powers

You might remember this Court of Protection case

A life that sparkles

where a woman was found by the Court of Protection to have capacity to refuse medical treatment, even though doing so would be likely to bring about her death. 4,771 more words

Case Law

Case Law, Strasbourg: Pinto Coelho v. Portugal (No.2), Open Justice, Article 10 and Broadcasting recordings of hearings - Hugh Tomlinson QC

In the case of Pinto Coelho v Portugal (No.2) ( ECHR 296)(only in French) the Fourth Section of the Court of Human Rights held (by a 6:1 majority) that the imposition of a fine on a journalist who had published unauthorised audio recordings of a criminal trial was a breach of Article 10.   1,490 more words

Legal

NI Judge acquits Pastor of "gross offence" against Muslims

DPP v McConnell NIMag (5 January 2016)

Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation.

(Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī , 13th Century Persian Islamic scholar and poet)

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Stop Powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 incompatible with Article 10

David Miranda -v- Secretary of State for the Home Department   EWCA Civ 6 – read judgment.

On Tuesday the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment on David Miranda’s detention under the Terrorism Act 2000 and, while upholding the lawfulness of the detention in the immediate case, ruled that the stop powers under Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act lack sufficient legal safeguards to be in line with Article 10. 1,239 more words

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