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Cameroon letter

On 21st September 2017, the Law Society sent an intervention letter on the ongoing case against lawyers in Cameroon. 

Arrests and shooting of the Tanganyika Law Society President

On 20th September 2017, the Law Society sent an intervention letter to the President of Tanzania on the case of the arrest and shooting of the Tanganyika Law Society President.

Detention of 9 human rights defenders in Turkey

On 12th September 2017, the Law Society sent an intervention letter to President Erdogan on the case of detention of 9 human rights defenders in Turkey. 

Threats Against the Independence of the Judiciary in Poland

On 31st July 2017. the Law Society sent a letter of intervention following the threats to the independence of the judiciary in Poland.

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The constitutional implications of BrexitVideo

2 October 2017

 What is the future ramifications of the Repeal Bill? How does Brexit impact the Single Market? We ask two experts from Middlesex University for their thoughts.

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Interview with Nick HowardVideo

22 August 2017

Human Rights Committee member Nick Howard examines the human rights situation in Wales from his perspective as lawyer for the Welsh Government.

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Interview with Alastair LoganVideo

22 August 2017

Human Rights Committee member Alastair Logan reflects on his distinguished career as a solicitor, defending “the Guildford Four” and fighting for access to justice

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Enter our Human Rights essay competition now

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Each year law students, trainee solicitors, pupil barristers and junior lawyers are invited to enter the Law Society's annual Graham Turnbull essay competition.

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Human Rights monthly email update

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Our updates include news about the Law Society's human rights activities, volunteering and job opportunities, events and training.

If you would like to receive our free updates please email HumanRightsUpdate@lawsociety.org.uk

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