The topic of the event will be: ‘A most radical recommendation? Should interception warrants be judicially authorised or does there need to be democratic accountability?’
Lawyers play a vital role upholding human rights, so governments must ensure they can perform their duties without harassment
The Law Society is deeply shocked and saddened by news of the murder of Kurdish human rights lawyer Tahir Elci on 28 November 2015.
We are holding a suite of activities on the 10 December to mark international human rights day and you are warmly invited to join us at any or all of the events. Please see below for details:
Our updates include news about the Law Society’s human rights activities, volunteering and job opportunities, events and training. To read our December update please see attached document. If you would like to receive our free updates please email HumanRightsUpdate@lawsociety.org.uk
Our updates include news about the Law Society’s human rights activities, volunteering and job opportunities, events and training.
Winner Philip Leach, European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (Middlesex University)
President of the Law Society Jonathan Smithers has written to the Turkish minister of justice to express his concerns over the arrest of prominent human rights lawyer and president of the Diyarbakir Bar Association Tahir Elçi.
To mark international Human Rights Day and to coincide with European Lawyers Day on 10 December the Law Society of England and Wales and the Bar Council will be holding a joint seminar on Freedom of Expression.
David Anderson QC, the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, will be the guest judge for the annual Graham Turnbull Competition.