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Convention rights—structure of qualified rightsThe rights preserved under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), as set out in the Human...
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An introduction to the Human Rights Act 1998Convention rightsThe Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998) came into force in October 2000 and aims to give...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Alex Williams of Cornerstone Barristers 17th Sep
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Dealing with a human rights challengeThe Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998) imposes a duty on all public authorities in the UK to act in a manner that...
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Produced in partnership with Eric Metcalfe of Monckton Chambers 17th Sep
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Convention rightsThe European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) was adopted by the Council of Europe in 1950. The ECHR sets out the rights and...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 17th Sep
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Can an application to the European Court of Human Rights be issued when the remedies of the national courts have not been exhausted?Human Rights Act...
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Convention rights—compatibilityParliamentary statements of compatibilityThe Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998) is designed not only to give people a...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 12th Aug
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Courts as a ‘public authority’ and the horizontal effect of Convention rightsThis Practice Note considers the court’s position as a public authority...
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Produced in partnership with Arthur Moore of Gatehouse Chambers 12th Aug
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Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and European Convention on Human RightsBackground to the Charter of Fundamental Rights the...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 12th Aug
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Convention rights—derogations, reservations and the margin of appreciationNeither the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998) nor the European Convention on...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 12th Aug
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Status of Strasbourg case lawAny UK court or tribunal faced with an issue involving a Convention right is required to 'take into account' any judgment...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers and Eric Metcalfe of Monckton Chambers 12th Aug
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Human rights and statutory constructionThere are three main canons of statutory construction relevant to the protection of human rights in the UK:•the...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers and Eric Metcalfe of Monckton Chambers 12th Aug
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Judicial deference and the margin of appreciationJudicial deference is also known as the principle that 'respect is a central concept in judicial...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers and Eric Metcalfe of Monckton Chambers 12th Aug
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Convention rights—structure of qualified rightsThe rights preserved under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), as set out in the Human...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 12th Aug
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Public authorities under the Human Rights Act 1998The Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998) requires public authorities not to act in ways which are...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 12th Aug
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How will UK equality and human rights law differ post-Brexit?Starting point―impact of European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018The starting point for this...
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Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 12th Aug
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Where a claim is brought out of time under the Human Rights Act 1998, can the defendant apply for summary judgment or should the question of...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 12th Aug
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Are universities, higher education institutions and/or further education colleges operating in Wales considered public authorities for the purposes of...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher McFarland of Sinclairs Law 12th Aug
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What does Brexit mean for the Human Rights Act 1998? Impact of BrexitBrexit will have no automatic impact on the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998), or...
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Produced in partnership with Alison Meacher of Gatehouse Chambers 11th Aug
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What should be included in an application to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)? Is it possible for a third party to intervene in a case...
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