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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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Surveillance of Internet usage in the workplace

Barbulescu v Romania, 12 January 2016 – read judgment

In December 2015, the European Court of Human Rights, by 6 votes to 1, dismissed a Romanian national’s appeal against his employer’s decision to terminate his contract for using a professional Yahoo Messenger account to send personal messages to his fiancé and brother. 1,482 more words

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Muting the Founder of a Nationalist Organisation: France vs. Freedom of Expression

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) case of Bidart v. France (Application No. 52363/11) concerned whether the obligations placed on the applicant by the French courts were in… 971 more words

Human Rights

"The Truth", "The State" and "The Citizen" - a modern day fairy story.

Once upon a time in a Principality far away, lived a princess.

The princess worked hard, she had two jobs. She paid her taxes to “The State” 665 more words

Human Rights

Case Preview: Weller v Associated Newspapers, Appeal in "street photographs of children" case

On Tuesday 27 and Wednesday October 2015, the Master of the Rolls, Tomlinson and Vos LJJ will hear the appeal in the case of Weller v Associated Newspapers, which is estimate to last a day and a half. 594 more words


Case Law, Strasbourg: Koutsoliontos and Pantazis v Greece, Blurring the line between speech and speaker - Joseph Williams

On 22 September 2015, the First Section of the European Court of Human Rights handed down a judgment in Koutsoliontos and Pantazis v Greece ( 1,118 more words

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