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Two benefits of a Human Rights Act

I’m flagging up here a couple of posts by others, a couple of posts which I’m linking together as highlighting benefits of the Human Rights Act. 937 more words

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#Mid-terms Matter ~~ Packing & Cracking

1st posted over a year ago 4/2013

Time for the DOJ to deal with this nonsense! old outdated complicit relationships that need to change

It is time to take Republicans onto the floor of Congress and wipe up the floor with their ideologies. 1,257 more words

United States

Adverse economic effect of decision gives standing under AD(JR) Act

In Argos Pty Ltd v Corbell HCA 50, the High Court held that an applicant whose profitability would be affected by a decision had standing under the AD(JR) Act… 401 more words

Case Note

A theatre of knowledge: Law and justice on show in old book titles

Theatrical representations of a trial can enthrall an audience. Even when you know actual proceedings were different you are lured into understanding matters in the way they are played in the theatre. 2,149 more words

Legal History

The Rule of Law

Dicey, our old friend. He’s returned once again: and the first thing to discuss is his Rule of Law. This legal principle promotes law as a tool that holds its government to account, and provides equal scope over all of the citizens it rules over. 1,154 more words

Public Law 101: Constitutions

A constitution is a super fun and exciting set of ‘higher’ legal rules that guide the other ‘lower’ rules. Depending on the country a constitution exists in, it can take on different characteristics. 1,041 more words

Judge criticises Tower Hamlets over 'Islamic State' girls

A judge has criticised Tower Hamlets council for misleading the High Court in its attempts to stop several girls fleeing Britain to join Islamic State… 894 more words

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