Tag Archives: European Court of Human Rights

Maurice in Prison – according to the Rule of Law or the Rule of Person???

My heart is heavy since I learned that Maurice was detained by Portsmouth Police yesterday, to be picked up  by their South Wales colleagues today. So I keep wrecking my brain: what is worth doing to help??? On his website, … Continue reading

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The ‘Rule of Law’ or the ‘Rule of Person’ – that is the Question!

John Hemming MP is fighting a lonely battle trying to establish the ‘Rule of Law’ rather than the ‘Rule of Person’ on various levels and especially in Family Courts and Administrative Law: http://bit.ly/izXUmC and http://bit.ly/lBSY6M Maurice J Kirk BVSc has … 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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