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Article 10, the right to freedom of expression, states that "Everyone has the right to freedom of expression. This right shall include freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart...

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When Should Freedom Of Expression Be Restricted?
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This week, the Tate Modern won a landmark case on the issue of privacy. The case was brought by residents of a nearby tower block, who complained that visitors to...

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When Should The Right To Privacy (Not) Be Protected?
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Article 8 of the ECHR sets out the right to a private and family life, home and correspondence. But are these rights, often concerning dignity, upheld when it comes to the...

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Does Article 8 Actually Protect Vulnerable Adults In Care?
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What is the “margin of appreciation”? The phrase 'margin of appreciation' refers to the way in which the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) defers to the will of individual...

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What Is The Margin Of Appreciation?

The right to respect for a private and family life ought, in principle, to be applied in the same way for all parents. However, as is often the case in...

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Does Article 8 Protect The Rights Of All Parents Or Just Some?

In 2009, French police issued a court order to a telephone operator, to gather records of incoming and outgoing calls and details of cell towers that could be used to track...

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When Might A GPS Tracker Break The Law On Privacy?
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This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights. The UNDHR was adopted by the United Nations in 1948 and is the foundation upon which the European...

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70th Anniversary of Universal Declaration on Human Rights

Deaths occur in custody in the UK, whether as a direct result of injuries caused by others, or by suicide. In 2017, 23 people in the UK died whilst in custody, although...

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Death In Custody: Breaching Article 2?

The right to protest peacefully, without fear of criminal prosecution, is a fundamental part of living in a democracy. Acts of civil disobedience have led to an improvement in rights...

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Should Peaceful Protesters Face Criminal Charges?
3rd December 2018

Do We Have A Right To Die?

The right to decide when your own life should end is a controversial one. Some believe that the right to decide your own fate should be protected under the ECHR...

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Do We Have A Right To Die?

When using Google, or any other search engine, do you expect the top search results to be the most informative and objective sources of information? They claim that their algorithms...

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Do Search Engines Promote Or Restrict Freedom Of Expression?

In Article 2 of the ECHR, the right to life is described with reasonable clarity. What is not so clear, though, is whether or not the state has a "positive duty"...

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How Far Does The State Have A "Positive Duty" To Uphold The Right To Life?

Recent and ongoing developments in the use of artificial intelligence in consumer goods and services has been highlighted as potentially unsafe, according to leading human rights campaigners. Smart devices, social...

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How Artificial Intelligence Could Be Violating Our Human Rights

The right to respect for private and family life, as defined in Article 8 of the European Convention On Human Rights, is under threat from the use of artificial intelligence (AI)....

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Does Predictive Policing Restrict Our Human Rights?

The Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill, which is about to go through the Committee Stage in the House of Lords, has received substantial criticism from human rights advocates.

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Are Human Rights At Stake In The Counter-Terrorism And Border Security Bill?

With critical analysis you must discuss the criticisms, describe the proposals for reforms and show if/how these might reduce or eliminate those criticisms. This is how you might use...

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AQA LAW03 Critical Analysis: Murder - Reform Proposals

A recent case where a defendant was spared jail – then imprisoned after gloating about it on Facebook, highlights recklessness.

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​Facebook Gloating Increases Sentence.

It’s true to say that delegated legislation is not the most exciting of legal areas, but it’s an important topic to know about - there’s a huge...

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Delegated Legislation and Parliamentary Law Making - How Do They Compare?

Recent weeks have seen a lot in the news about the EU and our relationship with it - but what exactly is the EU? 

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A legal lowdown of the European Union (EU)
9th February 2016

Michael Gove Goes to Prison

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It's ok. Don't worry. Michael Gove, the Justice Secretary, is only making a fleeting visit to a new prison. However, this Channel 4 video which follows Gove provides a useful introduction...

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Michael Gove Goes to Prison

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