Category: Justice

Undermining the rule of law?

Mark Elliott
Public law

Ultimately, this all strikes me as part of a project to enhance executive supremacy — an ‘executive power project’, if you will — by treating courts (whether ‘foreign’ or domestic) as unwelcome interlopers, all masquerading as an attempt to ‘protect Parliament’.

An end to human rights?

Martin Waller
Will Raab end human rights?

Late last year the UK agreed that, despite Brexit, it was still a participant to the ECHR. Now the government would like to go back on that pledge, replacing it with an ill-defined British Bill of Rights.

Kind and Loving

Kind and Loving

“Urgent action needed to tackle deep rooted and persistent racial disparities in policing,” says a Home Affairs Committee Report published days after the prime minister described stop as “kind and loving”.