Tag Archives: European Convention on Human Rights

Appeal refused: another example of the judiciary losing public’s confidence

The first comment on this Daily Mail article Blinkered arrogance and a judiciary in danger of losing the public’s confidence was: “in danger of losing our confidence? They have already lost it.” This refusal of Maurice’s appeal by Mr Justice … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap: between Human Rights in the EU and the UK

Theoretically, the right to a fair trial is guaranteed in the UK thanks to the 1998 Human Rights Act. Why does it not happen in practice??? In practice, many victims I’ve had contact with feel that their only hope is … Continue reading

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