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Our letter to Conservative MPs and Peers

On October 2nd, we celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the Human Rights Act (HRA) coming into effect.   Britain in Europe experts, and independent experts working with our think tank and Knowing Our Rights research project, from across UK academia as...

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What has the ECHR ever done for the UK?

On 9 November 2018, twenty years will have passed since the enactment of the Human Rights Act, which has incorporated the European Convention on Human Rights into UK domestic law. But this anniversary will be marked by continued uncertainty about the future operation...

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What has the ECHR ever done for the UK?

On 9 November 2018, twenty years will have passed since the enactment of the Human Rights Act, which has incorporated the European Convention on Human Rights into UK domestic law. But this anniversary will be marked by continued uncertainty about the future operation...

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Covid-19 and human rights in the UK

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJ20U-koQS0 Analysis of Covid-19 legislation from a human rights perspective, by Adam Wagner (barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, Visiting Professor in Law at Goldsmiths University of London and special advisor to UK Parliament's...

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Covid-19 and human rights in the UK

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJ20U-koQS0 Analysis of Covid-19 legislation from a human rights perspective, by Adam Wagner (barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, Visiting Professor in Law at Goldsmiths University of London and special advisor to UK Parliament's...

ECHR impact in the UK

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6RCXha2-Qk On 22nd of January 2019, the Royal Society of Arts hosted our latest Knowing Our Rights seminar. Experts in human rights discussed the European Convention on Human Rights’ (ECHR) impact in the UK, from both legal theory and...

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