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Schona Jolly QC on plugging the post-Brexit human rights gap

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Human rights and equalities lawyer Schona Jolly QC  warns that the government’s refusal to incorporate the EU Charter of Rights into UK law will weaken human rights protections.  In an article published in the Guardian yesterday, Schona explains that the government's analysis “fails to tackle the legal reality that abandoning the cha...
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Disability and homelessness: bringing home human rights

Disability and homelessness: bringing home human rights
Sally Robertson considers the decision of R (GS) v London Borough of Camden [2016] EWHC 1762 (Admin), 27 July 2016 in this blog. The Human Rights Act 1998 incorporated the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) into UK law from 2000. Sixteen years later the ECHR is under attack. Why? At first blush the reason is difficult to understand. After a...
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