On 5 March 2018, the Law Society’s Chair of the Human Rights Committee, Tony Fisher, participated in a conference organised jointly with the German Bar Association, Lawyers for Lawyers, the Observatoire International Des Avocats and ELDH in Berlin.
The Law Society of England and Wales sent an intervention letter to the President of India to raise awareness on the case of harassment against the human rights lawyer Rajat Kalsan.
The Law Society sent an intervention letter to urge the Government of Honduras to continue investigation on the assassination of the human rights defender Berta Caceres.
The Law Society of England and Wales sent a letter to the Chinese Premier H.E. Li Keqiang on the case of detention of the human rights lawyer Li Yuhan.
The Law Society of England and Wales sent a letter to the President of Guatemala regarding the recent attacks to the human rights lawyer Mr. Pedro Rafael Maldonado Flores.
Human Rights Committee member Angela Jackman talks to the Law Society about her work as a leading human rights solicitor and as a lecturer at City University.
Human Rights Committee member Glyn Maddocks reflects on his pioneering work with the Centre for Criminal Appeals, and his long fight to overturn miscarriages of justice.
What are the future ramifications of the Repeal Bill? How should Henry VIII clauses be used? We ask two experts from Middlesex University for their thoughts.
It is just over 500 years ago that Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-five Theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg. Few at the time could have predicted that this would eventually lead to 150 years of religious wars, the creation of the Church of England, and the accession of women to the clergy. This is testament to the power of ideas, of course, but also to the technology that enables their dissemination: Luther’s ideas altered the course of history, but none of ...
Olivier Roth discusses whether we have traded our privacy for technology and the role which government and private companies play in shaping this debate.