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Children and the Seven Year Itch

R (MA (Pakistan) & Ors) v UTIAC & Anor EWCA Civ 705 (07 July 2016)

The divergence of views on what is or is not important about the 7-year rule means that nothing really makes sense anymore. 2,540 more words

Article 8

Article 8 and Precariousness: Appendix FM in Supreme Court

These days the Immigration Rules are full of riddles. Applying a gloss on article 8 of the ECHR, wide-ranging rubric under the existing rules incorporates high legal tests such as “insurmountable obstacles”, “exceptional circumstances”, “compelling circumstances” and “exceptionality”. 1,361 more words

Article 8

The new Justice Secretary, Elizabeth Truss, on a British Bill of Rights

The new Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary, Elizabeth Truss, gave evidence to the House of Commons Justice Committee earlier this week. She was questioned on a range of matters, including the Government’s long-awaited proposals for replacing the Human Rights Act 1998 with a British Bill of Rights. 836 more words

Constitutional Law

British Bill of Rights

Liz Truss announces that the British Bill of Rights is back on the agenda

The new Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss, said in an interview that the abolition of the Human rights Act and its replacement with the British Bill of Rights is back on the agenda.  729 more words

Salisbury

Why the European Convention on Human Rights should be important to young people

Since the UK’s decision to leave the European Union was announced, there has been further discussion of whether the UK should now choose to remain or withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights ( 677 more words

Human Rights

EU Citizens as Bargaining Chips

Virginia Mantouvalou, Reader in Human Rights and Labour Law and Co-Director of the UCL Institute for Human Rights, looks at the implications for Brexit on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK in relation to the European Convention on Human Rights. 1,261 more words

EU Referendum