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Access to land and access to justice: the #indycamp at the Court of Session (and still at Holyrood, for now)

On 5 May 2016 Lord Turnbull issued his Opinion in the petition of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body against “The Sovereign Indigenous Peoples of Scotland” and a Mr Arthur McManus Gemmell. 1,133 more words

Land Reform

Piet Eeckhout: The Real Record of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

Brexit debates have started focusing on the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, after it has become clear that the economic effects of the UK departure from the EU are likely to be negative.  1,713 more words

Human Rights

Stephen Brittain on “The relationship between the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and the European Convention on Human Rights: an Originalist Analysis”

Stephen Brittain published an article in the European Constitutional Law Review in December 2015. It looks at how one could bring an originalist perspective into the interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights and the Charter, a field currently dominated by the teleological method, and how this could be used to look at the relationship between the two documents. 1,130 more words

Court Of Justice

Što je Europska konvencija o ljudskim pravima ikada učinila za nas? (VIDEO)

Treba li Velika Britanija ostati u Europskoj uniji ili je napustiti, pitanje je koje zadnjih mjeseci zaokuplja britansku javnost. O tome će Britanci odlučiti na referendumu  zakazanom  23. 139 more words


The EU Referendum: Why a vote to remain will protect our human rights | The Friday Article

Earlier this week, the House of Commons debated our involvement with the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) following Theresa May’s comments about Britain leaving the convention… 654 more words


Patrick Stewart sketch: what has the ECHR ever done for us?

Patrick Stewart, otherwise known as Professor Xavier, Captain Jean-Luc Picard or Sir Ian Mckellen’s best mate is taking the plans for a British Bill of Rights to task in this funny sketch made for… 198 more words


Mildly Droll: A Tale of Human Wrongs

The Guardian has put up a skit in which, they say, “Patrick Stewart, Adrian Scarborough and Sarah Solemani expose the problems in the Conservative plan for a UK bill of rights.” 1,548 more words