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Bach commission calls for the abolition of the Legal Aid Agency and a new right to justice

Saoirse Kerrigan

Posted by Saoirse Kerrigan | Solicitor
On 25th October 2017

In a long-awaited report examining access to justice and legal aid, the Bach Commission led by the former Justice Minister and Labour Peer Lord Bach has called for major reform of the legal aid system. It is published in the wake of shocking evidence that the current system is resulting in injustices and failures that pose a threat to the rule of law.

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Face recognition technology at Notting Hill Carnival – another example of over-policing of black communities that will not make society safer.

Elena Papamichael

Posted by Elena Papamichael | Trainee
On 30th August 2017

Notting Hill Carnival is the second largest in the world and celebrates Caribbean culture, and it is one of the safest festivals in the world. Yet, every year, the apparently numerous arrests made at Carnival is widely reported and used as justification to threaten the existence of Carnival itself and to employ police tactics that are unfair and discriminatory.

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The 2017 UK General Election – what does it mean for access to justice and human rights?

Posted on 2nd June 2017

Faced with growing political instability and uncertainty surrounding Britain’s departure from the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to call a snap General Election could not have come at a more crucial time in our history.
Whilst the public spotlight is very much focused on the implications of Brexit, it is essential to ensure that key issues such as access to justice and the protection of fundamental human rights are properly addressed and prioritised. The recent publication of party manifestos provides a good opportunity to explore how the three main political parties plan to tackle these issues.

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