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Freedom of Expression and Defamation Under the European Convention on Human Rights

First in a two-part series about how Italy’s libel laws violate freedom of expression guaranteed by the European Convention on Human Rights. Above: the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. 1,724 more words


Why international migration law does not give a licence to discriminate

by Nikolaos Sitaropoulos

Juan Amaya-Castro argues that states’ selective immigration policies are discriminatory, and that this discrimination has been legitimized by international (migration) law. From a legal point of view, this is rather a misperception that confuses differential with discriminatory treatment. 1,331 more words


The round-up: more righteous indignation about the Human Rights Act - in both camps.

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We can be sure of one thing. A battle is coming.” The future of the Human Rights Act still dominates the news, and this quote comes from UKHRB’s… 697 more words

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HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Tobias Lock: Legal Implications of Human Rights Reform in the UK

Editors’ note: The blog is inviting constitutional lawyers to comment on the UK Government’s proposal to repeal and replace the Human Rights Act. We begin with a post by Dr Tobias Lock, Lecturer in EU Law at Edinburgh Law School. 1,574 more words

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2015 Legal Theory and Legal Philosophy Conference (20 and 21 November 2015, Ljubljana) - Call for Papers

Topic: “In Search of Basic European Values”

The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms has arguably been the most efficient and effective system for protecting human rights in the world. 280 more words

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Should the Human Rights Act be abolished?

Michael Gove, the Government’s new Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor, is to spearhead Conservative plans to abolish the Human Rights Act, as set out in the… 284 more words


Whose right or who's right?

Both the Conservative and UKIP Manifestos for the election last week included a promise to abolish the Human Rights Act and replace it with a Bill of Rights.  800 more words