We always knew Lady Hale was the best. The soon-to-be President of the Supreme Court was its first ever female member, and now she’s spoken out about the lack of … Continued
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This is a case from 2002. Chris and Richard were put in a cell together. Richard was known to be violent and unstable. In a moment of lost control, Richard … Continued
No. 46 of #50cases. How long is a lifetime? 50, 60, 70 years? However long, it’s a long time time to lock someone up and throw away the key. This is what … Continued
No. 34 of #50cases Sometimes you lose control of your life, and there’s nothing you can do about it. Sometimes your human rights are all you have left. Three years behind … Continued
No. 39 of #50cases. Trafficking is a vile crime, affecting the most vulnerable in society. Trafficked people are often forced to do things which are against the law. The question is, … Continued
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A member of the British National Party was sacked as a driver transporting disabled people. The European Court said his right to free expression and free association were breached. The law was changed to make it easier for employees to claim unfair dismissal if they were disadvantaged because of their politics.
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