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Court fee reforms: a vital battleground in the protection of fundamental rights

On 4th March 2015

Getting hot and bothered about court fees is not what drives civil liberties lawyers to represent victims in human rights cases. The details of fees, from the initial payment to start proceedings off, known as the issue fee, to the various other fees paid to the court to move the case forward, are usually kept pinned up on a board or in a battered folder somewhere under a desk, and haven’t traditionally intruded much on the average lawyer’s day…

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Celebrating the Magna Carta with a Global Law Summit

On 24th February 2015

Despite the criticism and despite the protests, the Government’s Global Law Summit rumbles on, marking the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta with a three day legal feast. The meeting in central London opened on 23rd February and closes on the 25th…

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Human Rights Act remains crucial in holding police to account

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On 18th February 2015

A recent Supreme Court decision confirms that the Human Rights Act continues to be the only legal tool to hold the police to account for failure to protect victims from serious crimes in all but the rarest of cases.

The Supreme Court recently issued its judgment in Michael and others (FC) (Appellants) v The Chief Constable of South Wales Police and another (Respondents) [2015] UKSC 2…

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The right to protest in Parliament Square

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On 11th February 2015

This weekend the Occupy movement plans to once again demonstrate in Parliament Square under the banner “Equality and Representation”. The demonstration is part of the movement’s plan to demonstrate in the Square every month in the lead up to the General Election…

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Protests and the misuse of bail conditions

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Posted by Susie Labinjoh | Partner
On 4th February 2015

Over the past few years civil liberties lawyers and campaign groups have seen a growing number of demonstrations where police have made mass arrests of protesters. These protesters are then bailed to return to a police station pending a decision on charge, yet in many cases only a small minority of those originally arrested go on to be charged…

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