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Public Law Update #6: A British Bill of Rights?

This post is the last in a series of six updates for the 2015-16 academic year. The posts in this series are co-written by Mark Elliott and Robert Thomas, the authors of  1,253 more words

Constitutional Law

ECtHR judge ponders on EU/ECtHR dogfight, and recent trends of timidity in the ECtHR

A Political Decision Disguised as Legal Argument: Opinion of CJEU 2/13 – and other things

Over the summer an interesting article was published by Graham Butler, on his interview with David Thor Björgvinsson, former Icelandic judge in the European Court of Human Rights – see… 1,284 more words

In The News

Simon Hughes and Magna Carta

Simon Hughes was Justice Minister in the tail-end of the Coalition government and already we are missing his Liberal voice in that department. Today, however, at the National Liberal Club, members of the Kettner Society and their guests were treated to a fascinating exposition by him on the legacy of the Magna Carta. 246 more words

Stumped: European Union Institutions

Some notes on a polticial union we love to hate – the European Union.


Donetsk Lugansk News Sep 21-26 2015

Saturday September 26, 2015
(Brief update)

DPR Authorities Believe the Ukraine’s Refusal of Non-aligned Status a Step towards World War / DAN / Edited autotranslation / September 26, 2015 / Donetsk, September 26 – DAN. 9,983 more words

Donbass News

UK could pull out of European Convention on Human Rights

The UK could pull out of Europe-wide human rights laws within the next five years unless reforms are made, the Government’s senior law officer has indicated. 885 more words

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