Monthly Archives: May 2013

Death penalty legal funding refusal: Appeal court confirms limits of Human Rights Act

Originally posted on UK Human Rights Blog:
R (on the application of Sandiford) v Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs [2013] 168 (Admin) – read judgment On 22 April 2013 the Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the…

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Video: Save UK Justice demonstration 22 May 2013

Originally posted on ilegality:
Video footage of speeches at the demonstration outside Parliament on 22 May 2013 for the Save UK Justice campaign. Full credit goes to Glenn McMahon who shot the videos and kindly made them available to me.…

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Apocalypse soon? The UK without the European Convention on Human Rights

Updated, 19 May 2013 | Last night, lawyers, academics, NGOs and even the President of the Supreme Court gathered in a basement conference room in central London.  Their purpose was to discuss the UK “without Convention Rights”, a possible future that … Continue reading

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FACT(UK) – Falsely Accused Teachers, Carers and other Professionals

Having bought my train tickets over two months ago  I was at last pleased to be blowing the dust off them yesterday as I took them from the bookcase shelf, slid them into my wallet and headed out of the … Continue reading

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UK – how can a so called developed country allow it’s officials to take this path?

After Savile: policing as entertainment Operation Yewtree isn’t about solving crime – it’s more like a reality TV format where the police’s aim is to thrill the paedo-fearing public. When, 50 years from now, historians look back at the extraordinary amount … Continue reading

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Chinese Judge: “If a true criminal is released, heaven will not collapse, but if an unlucky citizen is wrongfully convicted, heaven will fall.”

Originally posted on Wrongful Convictions Blog:
Shen Deyong, in 2007. Shen called for more respect of the judicial process From source: One of China’s most senior judges has called for an end to miscarriages of justice by the nation’s courts…

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CPP among first to register.

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