At the inaugural Media & Public Policy Lecture (Media Standards Trust and King’s Policy Institute), Baroness Helena Kennedy QC examined the relationship between the tabloid press in the UK and the Human Rights Act 1998. This article will examine in further detail some of the key issues that were raised. It is no secret… More Inhuman Rights: Is the Sun Right About the Human Rights Act?
Lord Neuberger’s recent speech concerning the relationship between the UK and the EU (and in particular the European Courts) is timely, although perhaps surprising. One on hand timely, due to the current calls for the UK to reconsider its relationship with Europe as allegations that it intrudes too much on the everyday lives of UK… More Lord Neuberger’s Speech: UK’s Antagonism with the EU and the Consequences
a. Introduction “No one should be under any doubt – prisoners are not getting the vote under this government.”.[i] There is little uncertainty concerning David Cameron’s stance on the controversial matter of prisoners’ voting rights. The debate is an ethical impasse, evoking strong responses from both sides of the argument. Consequently a wide range of… More Hirst v United Kingdom (No.2) : A Danger for Both the UK and Europe