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On the 20th anniversary of his death we have published a compilation of entries to the Graham Turnbull essay competition.
Our new guidance supports the role solicitors play in fighting modern slavery.
The Law Society has organised a series of events during the Human Rights Week 2016.
On Saturday 25 June, the Law Society will be leading a group of legal sector representatives at the Pride in London parade.
John Wadham - member of the Law Society of England and Wales' human rights committee has been appointed to chair of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM).
David Anderson QC will award the Law Society's annual human rights essay prize at the Graham Turnbull memorial lecture next week.
Chinese human rights lawyers addressed a Law Society audience about the escalating repression in China and the risks and challenges facing lawyers.
The Law Society has again called for explicit statutory protection for legal professional privilege in its evidence to the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill Joint Committee.
David Anderson QC, the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, will be the guest judge for the annual Graham Turnbull Competition.
The Law Society has expressed concern over Malaysia's continuing use of the 1948 Sedition Act. The act, which was made law during the British colonial era, criminalises speech uttered 'to excite disaffection' against the government.
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