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  • Human rights law and the military

    Law Society president Robert Bourns wrote to the Telegraph regarding the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)

    22 September 2016
    Letter to editor

    Attempts to limit human rights must be opposed

    Law Society president Jonathan Smithers wrote to the Financial Times, regarding the European Convention on Human Rights.

    4 May 2016
    Letter to editor

    Lawyers play a vital role upholding human rights

    Letter to The Times on International Human Rights Day.

    10 December 2015
    Letter to editor

    Human Rights Act

    Letter to the Times about the Conservatives' proposal to scrap the Human Rights Act.

    6 October 2014
    Letter to editor

    Law Society backs public debate on surveillance issues

    Letter to the Gurdian in response to Edward Snowden's call for professionals to encrypt client communications.

    19 July 2014
    Letter to editor
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