What now for human rights in the UK post-Brexit?

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by Jon Robins Theresa May, expected to shortly emerge as the “stop Boris” prime ministerial candidate in this post-referendum world, kept her head down during the Brexit campaign apart from one notable intervention. While it was the economy, sovereignty and increasingly immigration that dominated debate over the last few weeks, the home secretary explained that […]

Revenge porn: Widening the net?

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by Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh Little over a year has passed since the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015) came into force, making it a criminal offence to disclose private sexual material with the intent of causing fear and distress; legislating for the increase in so called ‘revenge porn’. A slow uptake in successful convictions for […]

If the Chilcot report finds the Iraq invasion violated the UN Charter, what are the consequences?

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Stop The War protester dressed as Tony Blair outside the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Hall
Iraq War inquiry, QEII Conference Centre, London, Britain - 29 Jan 2010

by Geoffrey Bindman QC The Chilcot report, when published next month, will surely criticise some of those responsible for launching the Iraq war on 20 March 2003 and for the suffering and damage which it caused. Lawyers are certainly already mulling over the prospect of litigation, criminal as well as civil.   If Chilcot supports the […]