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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 states, in specific...

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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 law, there are times where this does not...

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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 the location of mobile...

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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 Convention on...

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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 in some cases this was due...

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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 for many...

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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 - Article 8, the right to respect...

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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 try to ensure...

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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" to ensure that the right to life is...

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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....

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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). Technology...

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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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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 volume of delegated legislation that has an impact on...

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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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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 to the...

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Here's a great technique for answering those tough criminal law scenario questions for non-fatal offences.

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We checked the store room just now and found a few pristine copies of the full delegate resource folder for WOW! Law 2014! The folder is packed with superb, timeless teaching materials. Available...

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Over 100 A Level & BTEC Law teachers joined us for WOW! Law 2015. We've still got few of the bumper delegate resource folders left - which can now be ordered at a clearance price whilst stocks...

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Some great footage captured by CCTV in this short Telegraph video which showcases five examples of pensioners who took on criminals.

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Forensic scientists have devised a test that examines blood samples left at crime scenes to predict the age of crime suspects to within four years.

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