Because of human rights, states can’t use ‘deep interrogation’ techniques, the presumption of innocence must be upheld and everyone must have access to justice, including legal aid in some cases.

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Slavery is odious

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A slave escaped then was imprisoned by his "master" on a ship bound for Jamaica, where he would be sold. Lord Mansfield ordered his release and said there was no support for slavery in English law: "The state of slavery...is so odious, that nothing can be suffered to support it". A key moment for the abolition movement.

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