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Cameron promises to scrap human rights act and take on civil liberties lobby

Cameron promises to scrap human rights act and take on civil liberties lobby

A Conservative government would scrap the Human Rights Act, introduce a victims’ law and take on civil liberties campaigners.  In a manifeso published this morning, David Cameron promised new legislation to…

Chris Grayling, Magna Carta, and the unfolding disaster of British justice

Chris Grayling, Magna Carta, and the unfolding disaster of British justice

In an interview with Conservative Home last week, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling said he is the first impartial Lord Chancellor in 400 years. As his February pre-election PR stunt the…

Justice Select Committee evidence on LASPO impacts

Justice Select Committee evidence on LASPO impacts

Unusually, the Justice Select Committee have published all the submissions it has received to its inquiry on the impact of changes to civil legal aid under the Legal Aid, Sentencing…

Time for action

Time for action

The most famous line in Shakespeare’s Henry VI comes when Dick the butcher discusses with his rebel leader the ideal conditions for dictatorship to flourish in England. ‘The first thing…

Legal aid protest to stop the traffic

Legal aid protest to stop the traffic

A campaign of mass civil disobedience is being organised by UK Uncut to highlight the impact of the legal aid cuts. ‘On 5th October, join UK Uncut as we take…

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