The right to communicate with your lawyer without fear of your computer being bugged or your messages intercepted by the security and intelligence services is basic to the functioning of the justice system and the rule of law.
Session 6: The European Court of Human Rights and international criminal law
The Law Society is proud to announce that in the same year as the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta Human Rights Lawyer of the Year has been introduced as a new category in this year’s Excellence Awards. The values enshrined in the Magna Carta remain as valuable today as they have ever been. Justice, fairness, equality and legitimacy remain central to a strong, democratic legal system. They are lasting values, ...
The full article as published by the legal magazine Juriste International can be found attached. The article explains why business and human rights are becoming increasingly relevant to lawyers.
Session 4: Gender and Human Rights: The successes and challenges confronting the international legal framework
When: 16/04/2015 18:30 - 20:30
The Law Society has raised concerns regarding the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill 2014-2015 ahead of its second reading in the House of Lords on Tuesday 13 January.
To read our January update please see attached document.
The course will focus on the latest developments and emerging issues in European and international human rights practice: themes and systems, law and practice. It has been devised as a collaboration between Middlesex University School of Law, Matrix Chambers and The Law Society.
Each of us in this room is probably wearing at least one garment tainted by being manufactured, at least in part, using slavery. Whether as a result of the use of forced child labour in the cotton harvests of Uzbekistan, or as a result of the enslavement of Dalit girls and young women in the spinning mills of Tamil Nadu in India, or some other aspect of forced labour, including child slavery, in the weaving, cutting, stitching or finishing of the garments ...